US awaits return of schools & Hollywood

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Published on 31 Jul 2020, 22:05
As the Trump administration pushes to reopen schools in the fall, its plans are meeting resistance from teachers’ unions and other critics who say the threat of COVID-19 is too great and that a hasty reopening would put lives at risk. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte examines plans to reopen various schools and universities across the US with protocols intended to limit the spread of COVID-19. Then author and former schoolteacher Sandra Lee and Dr. Dean Hart, microbiologist and expert on the transmission of viruses and disease, join Scottie Nell Hughes for a spirited discussion about the benefits and risks of reopening schools.

The COVID-19 lockdown has also resulted in dwindling profits for Hollywood and delays in content creation. Writer and filmmaker Sean Stone joins to weigh in on the impact of the pandemic on the film and television industry.

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