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When you turn something that is not political, like a disease, into a political question, you remove the legitimacy of trustworthy sources...

Communication expert Yotam Ophir speaks to ProPublica about conservative radio downplaying the COVID-19 threat by saying aggresive containment efforts were a ploy to undercut the president.

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Doctors and nurses run to where trouble is. We always have done that.

Health care policy expert Nancy Nielsen speaks to National Public Radio affiliate WBFO about how she and other non-practicing medical professionals are mobilizing to fight COVID-19.

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The majority of workers in America just don't have that cushion to go without pay.

Sociologist Erin Hatton discusses with Al Jazeera why gig economy workers continue to work despite widespread concerns over contracting and spreading the novel coronavirus.

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You’d almost have to have ... mortgage or tax forgiveness for landlords...

Affordable housing expert Robert Silverman tells NBC News that landlords will need financial relief if rent forgiveness plans to blunt the economic impacts of COVID-19 move forward.

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These are the types of systems that take skilled people constant attention to keep them running. And we forget about them.

Emergency management expert Natalie Simpson tells NPR how utility companies’ employees ensure essential services like water and electricity run without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UB SNAPSHOT Distance Dancing

Professor Kerry Ring hosts a remote modern dance class among the blocks and columns of North Campus’ Baird Point.

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