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On the Brink: Homelessness before and during COVID-19 (Encore)
Dec03

On the Brink: Homelessness before and during COVID-19 (Encore)

Making Contact · On the Brink: Homelessness before and during COVID-19 (Encore) When the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. many of us were told to “shelter in place” in order to minimize the spread of disease. But, for a lot of people who are forced to live on the street, it’s not possible to just close the door and retreat into safety. Today’s show is about homelessness. We start by following two women as they undergo several...

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COVID-19 and Lessons from the Spanish Flu
Apr01

COVID-19 and Lessons from the Spanish Flu

COVID-19 and Lessons from the Spanish Flu In 1918, humanity faced a deadly global pandemic– the Spanish Flu. The CDC estimates that the disease killed at least 50 million people and infected a third of the world population. Today, hand-washing and physical distancing are a part of daily life, as are grim tallies of the sick and the dead. Even though science has made tremendous advances since then, our methods for slowing the...

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