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Seg. 1: Coronavirus Medical Questions | Seg. 2: Economic Impact Of Coronavirus

Segment 1: Answering your medical questions about coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus has monopolized the world’s attention and people have a lot of questions, understandably. Today, two medical experts look to answer them, and clear up some of the panic.

Segment 2, beginning at 30:27: How coronavirus could impact the Kansas City economy

Despite the growing number of businesses around the world adjusting to quarantine and self-isolation practices, the Kansas City area should be relatively safe from severe economic impact, according to one economist, who also warned that the United States currently doesn't have the extra funds to divert to dealing with this virus. 

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Steve Kraske is an associate teaching professor of journalism at UMKC, a political columnist for The Kansas City Star and has hosted "Up to Date" since 2002. He worked as the full-time political correspondent for The Star from 1994-2013 covering national, state and local campaigns. He also has covered the statehouses in Topeka and Jefferson City.
Chelsea Engstrom