Coronavirus Cripples Cattle Country; New Orleans Becomes Major COVID-19 Hotspot

Coronavirus Cripples Cattle Country; New Orleans Becomes Major COVID-19 Hotspot

The cattle industry has its own name for an economic downturn: a wreck — and we are right in the middle of one. As the Texas Standard’s Michael Marks reports, the coronavirus injected the cattle market with a big dose of uncertainty at just the wrong time. Also, Louisiana’s overall death rate is on par with New York’s, though the southern state faces unique challenges. WWNO’s Patrick Madden talks to us about the latest in New Orleans.