COVID-19 Special Report from Jordan

Arab Talk co-host Jamal Dajani interviews award-winning journalist and former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, Daoud Kuttab. From his shelter-in-place in Amman, Jordan, Professor Kuttab discusses the impact of the Coronavirus there and in Palestine.

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Coronavirus: Are We Bending the Curve?

Jess & Jamal provide the latest updates on COVID-19, discussing how black and brown populations in the US are disproportionately affected by this pandemic. They also discuss its effects on communities in the Middle East and the misinformation disseminated on social media.

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Coronavirus: Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Jess & Jamal provide updates about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), as more than 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. Jess Ghannam, PhD discusses best practices for confined people to help them deal with their mental health during this global crisis.

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Shelter in Place

As the number of people suffering from COVID-19 is approaching half a million, Jess and Jamal discuss the importance of ’Shelter in Place,’ and what life is like under the mandate. They also discuss how the Trump administration and other governmental agencies have been handling this global pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Is It Time to Panic?

Jess and Jamal discuss President Trump’s mishandling of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that has crippled China and has been spreading worldwide. At a Friday news conference at the CDC, Trump told reporters that tests for the coronavirus were now available to anyone who needed one. Shortly afterwards, several governors and public health officials said that this was categorically untrue. Co-host Jess Ghannam, PhD provides the latest updates from UCSF’s infectious disease experts to dispel misinformation and to separate fact from fiction.

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Coronavirus Myths & Facts

Jess and Jamal discuss the misinformation circulating about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and help clarify information to help keep people healthy and safe, based on scientific facts.

They also discuss Super Tuesday’s results and its long-term impact on the US Presidential Elections.

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Islamophobia in France

Jess & Jamal interview Chafika Attalai and Isis Koral from CCIF, the Collective Against Islamophobia in France. They discuss the different laws, discrimination and obstacles facing the Muslim community in France and in Europe. To learn more about CCIF, visit their website http://www.islamophobie.net/en/

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