We talk through the evidence related to a theory the coronavirus was created in a Wuhan, China lab. Then we learn about the strategy for contract tracing cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin. And we discuss some of the week’s top Washington stories, including President Trump claiming he’s been taking a controversial anti-malaria drug as protection from the coronavirus.
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A Look At The Theory COVID-19 Was Created In A Wuhan Lab
After insisting that COVID-19 was created in a Wuhan, China lab, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the origins of the virus remain unknown. We look at the theory that the coronavirus was manmade, and why scientists are dubious about it.
Contact Tracing For COVID-19 Prevention, Detection
Contact tracing is becoming increasingly important as Wisconsin starts to reopen, but what does the process actually look like? We talk to the associate editor of WisContext about his new reporting taking a closer look.
This Week In Washington – May 20, 2020
President Trump says he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine to protect himself against coronavirus, despite the FDA recommending against using the drug as a preventative measure. We find out about his reasoning. We also look at the uptick in personal attacks in the presidential campaign.
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