Kevin Miller Show 3/30/20
Kevin Miller begins the week by going over the COVID-19 numbers in the state of the Idaho and the country. Dr. Roger Klein join Kevin to look at the latest on how the country is handling the situation. Financial Analyst Dave Petso explains to Kevin Miller the up and down week on Wall Street. Dr. Jamie Fought of Appleton Clinics shares how residents of the Treasure Valley can protect themselves from the COVID-19 virus. Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host Lars Larson joins Kevin Miller for his weekly update. Kevin Miller takes calls from listeners voicing their thoughts on local, state, and national issues. Here are the latest numbers as expanded testing in the United States reveals more cases of COVID-19.While the US now has over 148,000 reported cases and more than 2,600 have died - 84% of tests nationally are coming back negative.Johns Hopkins University reports over 755,000 global cases. More than 36,000 have died. Recoveries are approaching 160,000.People 60 and older and those with underlying health conditions are at greater risk of severe symptoms. People 80 years and older are at even greater risk of death. However, 20% of those hospitalized are in their 20s to mid-40s. Most will show only mild or no symptoms at all. So, hospitals say do not go to the emergency room unless you’re having trouble breathing.Keeping gatherings to 10 people or less is still recommended. Kevin Miller asks the following questions: Have you taken increased precautions as numbers rise? Are you avoiding your older relatives while still making sure they are taken care of? Do you know someone who has tested negative?