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Public health experts say tracing who people infected with the coronavirus have been in contact with is a critical step in easing social distancing restrictions.
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Public health workers under threat

Essential workers who are being threatened and ignored. Jenny Durkan takes your calls. And: is training enough to transform policing?

Individual segments are available in our podcast stream or at www.kuow.org/record.

Ed Yong, "The Pandemic Experts Are Not Okay"

“Expertise is not a renewable resource. It is finite. There is only so much of it to go around, and we are throwing it away,” says science writer Ed Yong. His latest piece for The Atlantic, on burnout among public health researchers and the dangers that that poses to our COVID-19 response, is called “The Pandemic Experts Are Not Okay.”

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan 7.9

Seattle has been in bitter discussions about a tax on big business the entire time that Mayor Jenny Durkan has been in office. The city is facing massive financial shortfalls due to the pandemic. Now that the city council has finally approved a bill: will she sign it?

Sue Rahr, police transformation

What does it take to make lasting change to a police department? We asked Sue Rahr, executive director of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission.