#minorsextrafficking | Greater Boston Full Show: 08/20/20

MGH Study Suggests Children Can Carry Higher Coronavirus Viral Levels Than Adults Who’ve Been Hospitalized
A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital suggests that children can carry higher levels of the coronavirus than adults who have been hospitalized with COVID-19, even if they are symptom-free. The findings add another layer to the continued debate about when and how to send children back to school this fall. To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by the study’s senior author, Dr. Alessio Fasano, who is also director of MGH’s Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center.

Mass. Woman Shares Her Traumatic Experience With Sex Trafficking — And How She Hopes To Help Other Survivors
Local resident Sarah Cooper recently told her story to The Boston Globe of being groomed by a stranger online when she was a teenager, eventually leading to her abduction and a traumatic experience of sex trafficking and assault. Cooper and her mother, Lisette Cooper, joined Jim Braude to share more and to discuss their work to combat online predation and sex trafficking, through their initiative KeepKidsSafeOnline.org.

A Summer Job That Gives Back: Teens Help YMCA Distribute Food
With unemployment rates at historic highs, it’s not surprising that many teenagers who rely on summer work are coming up short as well, with jobs like camp counselors and restaurant servers in fewer supply. But as Liz Neisloss reports, the Greater Boston YMCA has shifted some of its usual teen jobs to a new role that has become far more important.

IMHO: Mask Do’s & Don’ts
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on the best way to wear a mask.


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