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COVID-19 doesn't cancel out the ADA: disability rights during a pandemic

Protesters – and some politicians – say it's time to get back to normal. That some deaths from COVID-19 are inevitable. But whose deaths, and lives, are we talking about?

Elderly and immunocompromised people, and folks with disabilities, are among several demographics that are disproportionately at risk for this disease.

We spoke to attorney and disability rights advocate Robyn Powell about what she’s seeing in the community, and her own experience as someone who relies on in-home carers.