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The COVID outbreak in the White House with UC Berkeley infectious disease expert John Swartzberg; Plus: New report exposes serious violence and injury inflicted by police dogs

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0:08 – The White House COVID outbreak – what we know and don’t know

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

0:34 – New report: When Police Violence is a Dog Bite

Abbie VanSickle is a staff writer for The Marshall Project covering criminal justice in California. She’s the co-author of the new series “When Police Violence Is a Dog Bite,an exposé on the use of police dogs as weapons by police across the country and the grievous injuries they can inflict, coming out this month in partnership with AL.com, IndyStar and the Invisible Institute.

1:08 – KPFA News: How to vote in California

Ballots have now been mailed across California. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order in May requiring counties to mail every voter a ballot. Ballots started arriving in mailboxes last week. Here’s KPFA election reporter Ariel Boone (@arielboone) on the mechanics of voting safely in this election.

1:15 – KPFA Fund Drive Special: The Forests of California

Obi Kaufmann (@Obikaufmann) is an artist, naturalist, author of The Forests of California, recorded at KPFA’s first-ever virtual author event last Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020. Pledge today and support KPFA.

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