February 28, 2020
KHN Midwest editor and correspondent Laura Ungar appeared on “CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin” to debate Vice President Mike Pence’s appointment to guide the nation’s response to the novel coronavirus in mild of how he dealt with a 2015 HIV outbreak when he was governor of Indiana.
She additionally spoke on Los Angeles radio station KCRW’s “Press Play with Madeleine Brand” about Pence’s position in the course of the HIV outbreak and what it could imply for the present coronavirus response. Listen right here:
As a reporter for The (Louisville, Kentucky) Courier-Journal and USA TODAY, Ungar adopted the Indiana HIV outbreak because it started. She just lately revisited the city of Austin, Indiana, the middle of the general public well being catastrophe, for KHN. She reported that whereas three-quarters of the outbreak sufferers there had managed their HIV so effectively that it’s undetectable, a lot of the rest of the country fails to apply the lessons learned.
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