Can animals get COVID?

  • Hour 1 of 4-6-20
  • Get a news roundup on the latest news and what was said at last night’s press conference. The president commended NY Gov Andrew Cuomo for the job he is doing in New York and he wanted to encourage those in New York that help has been underway. Dr. Deborah Birx, the response coordinator, went through her data yesterday and shared some hope she is seeing in Europe with a downward curve starting to appear, specifically in Italy and Spain. In the press conference yesterday, the chief executive also assured Americans that is committed to protecting workers and businesses of all sort.
  • Did you hear about a tiger who got Coronavirus? Sadly this is not the start of a joke. It happened in the Bronx, and you can read about it here. It begs the question; could animals get COVID and transmit the virus? At first, experts said it was not possible but now the fears are creeping in that they could. Dr. Gerard Nadal has expressed that concern, and he joins Drew to give his predictions and explanations.
  • Well known people like Pink have gotten COVID-19. Her son Jameson got it as well, and she said “she has prayed like never before” through this ordeal. Boris Johnson from the UK has also tested positive. Has all of this news gotten you anxious over the past month? Dr. Meg Meeker joins the show to give advice. She encourages people to get out and enjoy walks while remaining socially distant.