A sense of belonging. A desire for civility. Both seem necessary for a welcoming and respectful society. But what happens when these ideas backfire?
It’s hot, humid and officially summer, which means mosquito season is upon us. The tiny, buzzing insects have long been a concern because of the diseases they carry including malaria, West Nile, and — newer to our collective radar — Zika. While the risk of Zika spreading to the region is moderate (concern is highest along the Gulf Coast), Kojo discusses local prevention efforts and the ways to keep yourself and your family safe.
- Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt Director, District of Columbia Department of Health
- Richard Reithinger Epidemiologist; Vice President of Global Health, RTI International
- Richard Brooks, MD, MPH Epidemiologist, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Most Recent Shows
We explore what Thanksgiving means for local American Indians and trace the history of the Monacan Nation in Virginia.
Kojo speaks with Arlington Board Chair Katie Cristol about the Amazon HQ2 effect and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine about his probe into the local Catholic Church and his office's legal challenges against the Trump administration.
Call in and share what’s on your mind ––from Amazon's plans to rebrand northern Virginia (National Landing, anyone?) to D.C.'s unanimously-passed restrictions on home sharing sites like AirBnB.