Milwaukee’s Coronavirus Pandemic Problems

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Heard On The Morning Show
Voters line up to vote at Washington High School in Milwaukee
Voters wait in line to cast ballots at Washington High School while ignoring a stay-at-home order over the coronavirus threat to vote in the state’s presidential primary election, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. Morry Gash/AP Photo

As the state’s largest city, it’s no surprise that Milwaukee has had the state’s most coronavirus-infected patients. It’s also had the most deaths caused by COVID-19 with one group hit particularly hard: the city’s black residents. We talk with the Milwaukee health commissioner.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Jeanette Kowalik Guest