Brad Shepard Today! Thursday, April 9, 2020

Trinity Health of New England COVID-19 stats for today.

An angry Mayor Sarno calls out  state and federal authorities for not responding to the city’s need for masks.

MassMutual donates 100 masks to Springfield.

MA National Guard spokesman denies rumor that the federal government is declaring an emergency.

Dr. Robert Roose updates his overview of COVID-19.

Trinity Health of New England has some good news about CID-19 treatment successes.

Springfield due dates for personal exemptions and other tax matters are extended.

Governor Baker limits capacity  in supermarkets at all times.

Gene Hartigan of the U.S.-China Partnership Committee helps Mass. Governor Baker import masks from China.

Mass. students will still have to take the MCAS; educators are calling for the governor to cancel them this year.

Paul Kalill remembered.


Radio Show #303 – Behind the Scenes of the Million Mask Team Plane Airlift,
with Gene Hartigan

When Governor Baker moved to import a million masks for the Commonwealth to battle back COVID-19, he faced some formidable obstacles.

Passports and other time-consuming details required quick action.

To circumvent the bureaucracy, the Governor turned to Gene Hartigan of the U.S.-China Partnership Committee.

Here, Gene offers a behind-the-scenes look at this mission.

Gene joins Brad Shepard in an exclusive conversation on this operation, as well as some theories as to the origin of the virus and the overall impact on U.S.-China relations going forward.

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