The latest models from national public health experts say hundreds of thousands of Americans may die from the COVID-19 pandemic. As Connecticut and other states begin to reach the peak of infections and hospitalizations, will hospitals be able to keep up?
This hour, we talk with US Senator Chris Murphy about what lawmakers should be doing to bolster the country’s healthcare capacity. The senator has called for federalizing the medical supply chain.
We also talk with Murphy about the pandemic’s economic toll on Connecticut residents. What can the federal government do to help Americans, as much of the US economy shuts down?
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- Senator Chris Murphy - U.S. Senator for Connecticut (@ChrisMurphyCT)
Cat Pastor contributed to this show.