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Suppressing The Flames

Season 48 Episode 21 | 28m 47s Video has closed captioning.

This week, Rebecca Boone of the Associated Press joins to discuss how the spread of coronavirus is complicating preparations for this year’s wildfire season. Then, historian Tara Rowe outlines some of the many parallels between the COVID-19 outbreak and the influenza pandemic of 1918, and what lessons Idaho can take from that tragedy one hundred years later.

Aired: 05/22/20

Rating: TV-G

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