Today on Boston Public Radio:
— We opened our lines to ask callers: are you donning a facial mask to slow the spread of the coronavirus?
— MIT economist Jon Gruber broke down how the recently passed stimulus bill will impact everyday Americans, and discussed what he hopes to see in any future aid packages.
— CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed gun stores being deemed “essential” during the coronavirus pandemic, and how authorities around the world are enforcing stay-at-home policies.
— Medical ethicist Art Caplan answered questions about COVID-19 symptoms, and discussed why it’s important that hospitals plan for what to do if they can't keep up with care demands.
— Dr. Katherine Dallow, Vice President of Clinical Programs and Strategy at Blue Cross Blue Shield, discussed what we currently understand about the coronavirus, and answered questions from callers.
— Ali Noorani, Executive Director for the National Immigration Forum, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting immigrant communities and the U.S. immigration system.