Doctors Treat Coronavirus In Children, Activists Protest Police Brutality In Milwaukee

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Protesters Stop Outside Milwaukee Police Administration Building
Demonstrators stopped outside the Milwaukee Police Administration building in the 700 block of W. State St. on Saturday, May 30, 2020, to protest as officers in riot gear stood by.
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Protestors continue to participate in demonstrations around the world following the death of George Floyd in police custody. We speak with an activist in Milwaukee after five days of unrest but first, we learn more about how doctors are dealing with a new coronavirus-related illness in children.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dr. Sheila Hanson Guest
  • Dr. Megan Schultz Guest
  • Tracey Dent Guest