Pennsylvania Paramedic; Addressing Racial Disparities In COVID-19 Spread

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Emergency medical technicians and paramedics are on the frontlines of the nation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. David Goroff, a paramedic in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, joins us to discuss his experience. And, black Americans are contracting and dying from COVID-19 at disproportionately high rates. ProPublica's Akilah Johnson joins us to discuss places across the U.S. where people are trying to address these disparities in real-time. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 22, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on April 22, 2020.


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