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Medical personnel use specialized swabs to gather samples to test for coronavirus, such as at this drive-through COVID-19 testing station in Seattle. The supply of these swabs is getting tight.
Medical personnel use specialized swabs to gather samples to test for coronavirus, such as at this drive-through COVID-19 testing station in Seattle. The supply of these swabs is getting tight.
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State of Affairs 

This week on State of Affairs: What happened to California's once-massive cache of medical supplies? And - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing for oversight as the federal government shells out trillions to keep the economy afloat. We'll look at how the Trump administration is taking to it.

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Ask an Expert: All Things Coronavirus 

As we move into our third week of staying at home and continue to adjust to the new rhythm of our lives, your questions about the coronavirus and COVID-19 have not slowed down. So, let's take some time to answer them.

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Coronavirus Yucaipa Nursing Home

Health officials are monitoring a cluster of COVID-19 infections at a Yucaipa nursing home. So far, two residents have died at the facility. KPCC reporter Robert Garrova has been looking into what can be done in situations like this where extremely vulnerable populations are faced with an outbreak in close quarters. 

Coronavirus Special Education Students 

The coronavirus has forced schools everywhere to reinvent themselves on the fly. School buildings are shut down and state leaders say they’re unlikely to reopen before summer so many are moving to online or distance learning programs. But the shift has been really hard on students with disabilities. There are nearly 250-thousand children receiving special education services in L.A. and Orange counties. Many rely on therapies that schools aren’t used to offering from afar.

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Dating Under Quarantine 

If we’ve all been adhering to the stay at home order issued two weeks ago...it’s undoubtedly caused disruptions in many aspects of our lives including matters of the heart. So how do you find love in the time of coronavirus? And if you find it, how do you keep it? 

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Weekend Preview: Music

Finally, stretch those quarantined muscles by hosting a dance party in your own living room. KPCC's Leo Duran brings some music suggestions to help build your playlist so you can shake right at home.

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