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“In 2 weeks, we don’t have a hospital bed for you” Fresno nurse warns against Thanksgiving gatherings, shares experience on frontlines; Plus: What Biden can do now for reproductive health

A healthcare worker checks ventilator for a patient with COVID-19 (Photo: Wikimedia)

0:08 – Trump’s 32nd lawsuit challenging the election has failed, what’s next?

Ruth Conniff (@rconniff) is editor in chief of the Wisconsin Examiner, a nonprofit newsroom.

0:34 – COVID science update + listener calls

John Swartzberg is clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health.

1:08 – Supreme Court to consider the strictest abortion ban from Mississippi, amid growing Republican attacks on access to abortion and reproductive healthcare; and what the Biden Administration can do now for reproductive rights.

Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) is Senior Editor of Law and Policy at Rewire.News. She also co-hosts the podcast Boom! Lawyered.

1:34 – On the frontlines in Fresno, nurses and hospital staff are overwhelmed and under-supported fighting this new surge of COVID-19.

Amy Arlund is a nurse with the Kaiser Permanente Fresno Medical Center and California Nurses Association board member.

1:45 – San Francisco launches a new “CopWatch” database to track misconduct.

Mano Raju (@ManoRajuPD) is the Public Defender of San Francisco.

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