More COVID and monkeypox questions; Cat Brooks announces her return to KPFA

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of monkeypox virus (orange) on the surface of infected VERO E6 cells (green). Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Image by NIAID is licensed under CC BY 2.0

On today’s show:

0:08 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus brings us more news from Russia’s war in Ukraine.

0:33 – Dr. Peter Chin-Hong (@pch_sf), professor of medicine and infectious disease physician at UCSF Medical Center takes listener questions. Dr. Swartzberg returns next week.

1:08 – CalTrans announced plans to sweep the Wood St. encampment in West Oakland following a fire that swept through the camp last month. Joining us to discuss are Brigette Nicoletti, staff Attorney at the East Bay Community Law Center and Wood St. residents, Alex Heine and Ron McGowan.

1:33 – What progress has California made toward investigations of police killings authorized one year ago under AB 1506? Joining us to discuss are CalMatters justice reporters Byrhonda Lyons (@ByrhondaLyons) and Nigel Duara (@nigelduara).

1:50 – Cat Brooks (@catscommentary) returns to announce her new show Law and Disorder. The inaugural show is Monday, August 15th!