The Current

The Current for Feb. 6, 2020

Today on The Current: We speak to a man confined to his cabin on a cruise ship struck with a coronavirus outbreak, and ask how he and more than 7,000 others will cope over their 14-day quarantine. Plus, Airbnb has announced new rules to curb a spate of violent incidents in rental properties, but do the measures go far enough? Then, we hear from people in Wuhan who say the Chinese government has played down the coronavirus outbreak at home. And finally, Desmond Cole discusses his new book, The Skin We’re In, about being black in Canada, and why he embraces being called a radical.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)
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Full Episode Transcript

Today on The Current: We speak to a man confined to his cabin on a cruise ship struck with a coronavirus outbreak, and ask how he and more than 7,000 others will cope over their 14-day quarantine. Plus, Airbnb has announced new rules to curb a spate of violent incidents in rental properties, but do the measures go far enough? Then, we hear from people in Wuhan who say the Chinese government has played down the coronavirus outbreak at home. And finally, Desmond Cole discusses his new book, The Skin We're In, about being black in Canada, and why he embraces being called a radical.

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