Coronavirus' Strain On Resources In Jails Raises Questions About Inmate Health CarePlay
Here's the Radio Boston rundown for March 26. Tiziana Dearing is our host.
- We speak with the president of Pine Street Inn about how those experiencing homelessness in Boston are impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, and what precautions shelters and outreach programs have taken to limit the spread.
- We speak with WBUR's investigations team on their series, "Dying On The Sheriff's Watch," which found inmates in Mass. county jails suffering, and sometimes dying, under the care of companies with contracts that provide incentives to curb costs and hospital trips.
- We take more of your health questions with Nadia Abuelezam, an epidemiologist and assistant professor at Boston College's School of Nursing, and Dr. Sharon Wright, a senior medical director at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
- We hear from Rep. Seth Moulton, who is in self-isolation at his home in Salem after experiencing what he says are symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
This program aired on March 26, 2020.