June 23, 2020: COVID-19 Brings Chernobyl Flashbacks For Doctor; ‘The Gringa’ Inspiration

June 23, 2020
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A health worker takes a blood sample for a COVID-19 antibody test May 20, 2020. The invisible virus and its impact on society are reminders of surviving the Chernobyl nuclear accident for one Denver doctor, and help her think of ways to overcome fear.

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June 23, 2020: COVID-19 Brings Chernobyl Flashbacks For Doctor; ‘The Gringa’ Inspiration

The pandemic brings back memories of the Chernobyl nuclear accident for one doctor in Denver. Plus, how redlining could help the coronavirus spread. Also, the trial and error of treating COVID-19. Plus, a real-life story inspires the new novel, "The Gringa." Then, Colorado’s underground coal fires. And, saying goodbye to the Three Kings Tavern.