The Current

The Current for March 18, 2020

Today on The Current: National affairs panel on COVID-19; Workers navigating the challenges of the outbreak; Canadians stuck in Morocco; Board game offers insight into pandemics
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)

Today on The Current: Our national affairs panel — The Globe and Mail's Andre Picard, CBC's Catherine Cullen, the Toronto Star's Robert Benzie — discuss states of emergency across the country, and the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Plus, people who have to go to work are struggling with how to do that safely.

Then, Canadians stuck in Morocco are pleading with the Canadian government to provide assistance in getting home.

And finally, what the creator of board game Pandemic says his creation can tell us about real-world outbreaks.

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