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    How can citizens hold governments accountable to not abuse new powers?

    How can citizens hold governments accountable to not abuse new powers?

    Augusta University political science professor Craig Albert discusses how constituencies can have meaningful dialog with governments after they’ve enacted extraordinary powers during a crisis to ensure they’re not abused. This comes as the confirmed cases of COVID-19 surges past 1 million.

    Those stories and more on this International Edition.

    • 25 min
    Medical Workers' Plea For Protective Gear

    Medical Workers' Plea For Protective Gear

    As the number of cases of COVID-19 surge in the United States, healthcare workers on the frontlines of the battle are pleading for personal protective equipment.  The outbreak surged in the United States to at least 235 thousand confirmed cases, the most worldwide.  

    In New York, hospitals and morgues are becoming overwhelmed.  Doctors and Nurses are fearful they will be the next victims if they don't have the gear they need to stay safe.  Many say they feel abandoned.

    • 30 min
    Democracy in the age of COVID-19

    Democracy in the age of COVID-19

    As the coronavirus pandemic grips the world, leaders are enacting special powers in this time of crisis. Augusta University political science professor Craig Albert discusses the long-lasting impact these changes have on democracy. Plus the latest updates on the spread of the coronavirus, as the number of infections, approaches 1 million, what to tell children about it, and more.

    • 25 min
    Americans Brace For Impact

    Americans Brace For Impact

    As the World Health Organization projects there will soon be 1 million confirmed cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus worldwide.  The United States has more cases than any other nation as Americans are warned to prepare to see devastating numbers in the next few weeks. Experts warn there could be up to 240 thousand cases in the U.S. even if social distancing guidelines are followed.
     
     

    • 30 min
    COVID-19 infections approach 900,000

    COVID-19 infections approach 900,000

    A Johns Hopkins University tally of confirmed cases puts the global number of confirmed cases at just under 900,000, with more than 42,000 deaths.

    Dr. Talal Nsouli Clinical professor of immunology at Georgetown University discusses why older populations are susceptible to the coronavirus infection. Paul Elkan, Sudano-Sahel Region Director for the Wildlife Conservation Society, talks about the illegal pangolin trade, and the global health risks of trafficking any wildlife species. And Dr. Jose Vazquez, Division Chief and Professor of Medicine of Infectious Diseases at Augusta University about why the disease spread so rapidly and what society needs to learn from this pandemic.

    • 25 min
    International Edition March, 24th

    International Edition March, 24th

    • 25 min

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