The White House Killed a USPS Plan To Send Free Masks to Every American Household in April
An unpublished press release from the United States Postal Service details an early plan to distribute 650 million face masks beginning in April. The plan, blocked by the Trump administration, would have provided five reusable cotton face masks to every American household. Orleans and Jefferson parishes in Louisiana would have been the first areas to receive face coverings, with deliveries then going to King County, Washington; Wayne County, Michigan; and New York, reports the Washington Post.
Featured Expert Brian Labus Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
If COVID-19 Vaccine Is Approved, Could Schools Mandate Getting Vaccinated?
As the search continues for a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, that causes COVID-19, 3 experts have weighed in on a question that has been on many parents’ minds: Will schools make any future vaccine mandatory for children?
Featured Expert Johan C. Bester Director of Bioethics, UNLV School of Medicine
IndyMatters Episode 154: Trump visits Nevada, court setback for immigrants with TPS status
This week on IndyMatters, reporter Megan Messerly has another COVID-19 update for the listeners before she gives a rundown on how the race for the presidency is shaping up in Nevada, especially after visits last week from both President Donald Trump and Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris. After that reporter Michelle Rindels talked with director of the UNLV Immigration Law Clinic Michael Kagan about a court decision on temporary protected status for immigrants in the US. At the end of the show Michelle and host Joey Lovato give listeners a short preview of what to expect from IndyFest, the upcoming virtual conference we are putting on!
Kamala Harris talks about COVID-19, Latinos during Las Vegas stop
California Sen. and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris was in Las Vegas on Tuesday evening for a conversation with Latino leaders, advocates and workers focused on the effects of COVID-19 on working Latino families.
Kamala Harris talks about COVID-19 and Latinos in visit to Las Vegas
California Senator and Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris was in Las Vegas Tuesday night for a conversation with Latino leaders, advocates, and workers focused on the effects of COVID-19 on Latino working families.