Olympian Dara Torres' Comeback; U.S. Nears 500,000 COVID-19 Deaths

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Swimmer Dara Torres won 12 Olympic medals over 25-years, but underneath her success she struggled with an eating disorder early in her career. Torres discusses a new documentary that tells her story. And, nearly 500,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U-S — more than in any other country. Dr. Peter Hotez talks about the death toll. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 22, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on February 22, 2021.


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