This Is a Lot: Coronavirus Updates, Quid Pro Quo, and Locust Invaders

This Is a Lot: Coronavirus Updates, Quid Pro Quo, and Locust Invaders

Skimm This - January 30, 2020 - 12:53

The World Health Organization says that the coronavirus outbreak is a global public health emergency. We’ll break down what this means as countries respond and how the economic impact of this disease is being felt around the world. Meanwhile, a locust invasion is wreaking havoc in East Africa and parts of the Middle East and South Asia. Also on today’s show: question time for senators at the impeachment trial ends today, and a mummy finds his voice.

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