D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham discusses the ACLU lawsuit against MPD officers for their actions during Inauguration Day protests. And Democratic candidate for Maryland Governor Alec Ross is in studio.
Last week, D.C.’s public health lab revealed they had mishandled hundreds of Zika tests, including those of at least 9 pregnant women who were erroneously told they were negative for Zika. Now federal health officials are auditing the lab, and Tuesday the D.C. Council held a hearing on the matter. We explore what went wrong and what officials are doing to address the issues.
- Julie Fischer Co-director,Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University; @Julie_E_Fischer
- Aaron Davis Reporter, The Washington Post; @byaarondavis
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