COVID-19: The at-risk populations you might not have considered

In this Friday, July 13, 2018, photo, inmates walk the yard during recreation time at the Twin Falls County Jail in Twin Falls, Idaho. Growth in Twin Falls County, and the state of Idaho as a whole, doesn’t show signs of slowing anytime soon. As the population continues to increase, crowding in local and statewide jails and prisons will become an even more urgent issue. (Pat Sutphin/The Times-News via AP)

In the face of COVID-19, close quarters and lack of medical attention are a major public health risk. But by protecting those whose safety is beyond their control, it’s possible to protect everyone.

In this episode, we talk to Wendy Parmet (Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, and Director of the Center for Health Policy and Law).