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Welcome to Coronavirus Daily, a podcast from RADIO.COM here to give you the very latest information to help guide you and your family through the global COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Hosted By Mike Simpson & Charles Feldman from KNX Newsradio.

Episode Date
Will your wipes and hand sanitizer actually keep you safe?
Disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizers. Are they all the same? Do they really work in killing this coronavirus?  Devastating job numbers jolt the nation. How bad will they get? Who's suffering the most and what could happen next? Coronavirus, did 1918 teach us anything?  Hollywood, will the movies and TV shows you love fade to black?
Apr 03, 2020
Where did this virus come from and will I lose my job?
The economic damage from this coronavirus pandemic has been horrible and getting worse with 6.6 million Americans filing for unemployment over the past week. It doesn't look like things will get better until the virus is under control. But when will that be?  New research suggests the virus might have moved into humans long before the end of 2019. A microbiologist explains.
Apr 02, 2020
An Emotional Encounter with COVID-19 and the search for Toilet Paper
A man describes the "surreal" experience of his in-laws coming down with the coronavirus and how his family is coping. Rent and mortgage is now due. But millions of people aren't working right now. What can and should they do?  Should you wear a mask or shouldn't you? The debate continues.  Where's the toilet paper? One big company says don't worry because more is on the way.
Apr 01, 2020
Jane Fonda, Ventilator Shortages and Mental Health
Jane Fonda says there are parallels to the coronavirus crisis and climate change.  States are fighting over ventilators. Why are they in such short supply and could the buying process be much better organized? All the stress you're feeling because of the pandemic could be impacting your physical health.  If you postponed a trip this Spring, you can still take a vacation. Virtual travel is a thing now.
Mar 31, 2020
Toilet Paper and My Insurance Premiums
Health insurance rates could skyrocket soon because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Why can't i get toilet paper and hand sanitizer?  We try to get the answer  Health officials estimate up to 200,000 Americans could die by June during this pandemic. Is that number way too high?  How do you date in the time of coronavirus? We'll explore quarantine dating.
Mar 30, 2020
Dr. Phil Says "Be Nice" during the pandemic
Dr. Phil talks about coping with stress in this time of uncertainty and how to help each other get through this crisis.  Plus, are supermarkets super-spreaders of the virus? We answer what you need to watch out for when you shop.  And, kids have been going to school at home for about two weeks. What have they learned and what have we learned about educating our kids?
Mar 27, 2020
Where's God during the Pandemic?
Where is God during this time of crisis? We talk to religious leaders about finding faith in a time of crisis.  Major League Baseball Opening Day should have been today. Baseball has always been there in a time of crisis. The voices of the Yankees and Dodgers remember 9-11 and compare this crisis to then.  Can the stimulus package save the economy? One expert says he's not so sure.
Mar 26, 2020
Rescuing the Economy
A $2 trillion stimulus package is meant to help people and businesses bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic. But will it be enough?  Coping with the stress and anxiety of the pandemic is rough. There are tips to help. Domestic violence calls are on the rise as people are at home with nowhere to go.  One American stuck in Peru explains how she's trying to get home and what she's doing to keep busy.
Mar 25, 2020
Episode 7 A New Ground Zero
New York City is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. as cases are spiking daily. When will things slow down?  Scammers and thieves are using the coronavirus to swindle people. You can protect yourself though with common sense and some research.   The Olympics are officially postponed until next year. How does this impact athletes and is it a sign that you should be cautious when planning that summer vacation?
Mar 24, 2020
Episode 6 Smelling a New Symptom
Losing sense of smell is cluing doctors in to another symptom of this new coronavirus. Can it help identify patients quicker before even worse symptoms start? Hoarding toilet paper is one of the more puzzling impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Why are people stocking up when there's no shortage? The Summer Olympics in Tokyo appear headed to a postponement. Do organizers even have a choice at this point?
Mar 23, 2020
Episode 5 A Historic Challenge
Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses the historical significance of the challenge to defeat this coronavirus.  Stress, fear and anxiety are gripping lots of people. You're not alone and there are ways to feel better.  The food supply chain remains strong even though many store shelves are empty.
Mar 20, 2020
Episode 4 Race Against Time
While scientists quickly work to develop a coronavirus vaccine before it spreads even further, other researchers are looking at current drugs for immediate treatment. When can they be put into use?  Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are working to erase fake news about the virus. But is it too late?   The coronavirus seems to be hitting younger people hard as many who get the virus have to go to the hospital. Maybe social distancing should be taken more seriously by those who still want to party.
Mar 19, 2020
Episode 3 Coping With Crisis
Ventilators and other medical supplies seem to be in short supply during this coronavirus pandemic. Why?  What happens to millions of students if they can't go back to school?  This coronavirus doesn't appear to be hitting those with asthma any harder than others. What does it indicate about the nature of the virus?
Mar 18, 2020
Episode 2 Surviving Today's Economy
Financial help is on the way as the federal government is pledging to send millions of people checks for $1,000 to help them deal with the hard economic impacts of the coronavirus.  Airlines want a bailout too but do they really need it?   An American college student overseas recounts her long and rough journey home in the middle of the coronavirus crisis after someone near her tests positive.
Mar 17, 2020
Episode 1 Shelter in Place
Millions of people are now impacted by "shelter in place orders" as the effects of the coronavirus reach into neighborhoods across the country. People flock to grocery stores for toilet paper, water and other supplies. Can the country's supply chain handle it? Anxiety and fear of this invisible virus are plaguing people's minds. What are the best ways to cope?
Mar 16, 2020
President Trump Declares National Emergency​
The latest update on the coronavirus pandemic crisis, the president's national emergency declaration order and a conversation with an American woman who recovered from the virus.
Mar 13, 2020