The Current

The Current for Jan. 24, 2020

Today on The Current: China is employing mass quarantines and building a brand new hospital — in just days — to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. Is it the right approach? Plus, we talk to The Fifth Estate’s Mark Kelley about his investigation into the death of Alberta man Preston Lochead, and questions that arose about his autopsy. And finally, Toni Blackman tells us what it’s like to be the U.S. State Department’s first Hip Hop Ambassador — using music as the medium for global diplomacy.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current: China is employing mass quarantines and building a brand new hospital — in just days — to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. Is it the right approach? Plus, we talk to The Fifth Estate's Mark Kelley about his investigation into the death of Alberta man Preston Lochead, and questions that arose about his autopsy. And finally, Toni Blackman tells us what it's like to be the U.S. State Department's first Hip Hop Ambassador — using music as the medium for global diplomacy.