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May 7, 2020

Hurricane season starts in a few weeks, but officials across the country have their hands full managing COVID-19. Experts suggest we may be on the verge of another wave of infections as states end their stay-at-home orders. So what happens if a hurricane or other major natural hazard hits the US during the pandemic?

We hear from worried local officials as they try to prepare for threats on two fronts. 
And with climate change exacerbating natural hazards and infectious diseases, what can the federal government do to be better prepared for an increasingly dangerous world? What does Joe Biden's climate messaging tell us about how he would handle the immediate impacts of the climate crisis?