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The latest from FRONTLINE and our local journalism partners on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting communities across the U.S.

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As America Reaches 200,000 COVID Deaths, President Trump’s Early Approach to the Virus Draws Scrutiny
“This unwillingness to think about the implications meant that there was no strategic planning going on,” John Bolton says in a scene from FRONTLINE’s "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 21, 2020
Shortages of Key Material Squeezes Medical Mask Manufacturing
Amid an N95 medical-grade mask shortage, manufacturers say the Trump administration took months to sign contracts with companies that make the crucial component inside these masks: meltblown textile.
September 10, 2020
Filmmaker Jezza Neumann on “Growing Up Poor in America”
Filmmaker Jezza Neumann documents the lives of the working poor in his new film "Growing Up Poor in America," all while in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 8, 2020
“I Don’t Want to Live Like This Forever”: A 14-Year-Old’s Story of “Hidden Homelessness” Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
Meet Kyah, who makes a bed for herself out of blankets on the floor each night, in a scene from FRONTLINE's "Growing Up Poor in America."
September 8, 2020
Watch FRONTLINE’s 5 Most-Streamed Documentaries of 2020 (So Far)
Looking for documentaries released in 2020 to binge-watch? We've got you covered.
September 4, 2020
Coronavirus Isolated LGBTQ Students From Community. Now They’re Going Back to School.
When home isn't supportive, virtual school has added challenges for LGBTQ kids.
Tampa Bay Times
August 17, 2020
“Nowhere Else to Go”
A FRONTLINE / Marshall Project documentary follows an undocumented family’s struggle to survive homelessness, immigrant detention and a rapidly spreading virus.
August 11, 2020
How ICE Data Undercounts COVID-19 Victims
Oscar Lopez Acosta died from COVID-19 shortly after his release from immigration detention. But if you look at ICE’s coronavirus statistics, you’d never know it happened.
August 11, 2020
Sick With COVID, She Gave Birth on a Ventilator. This Teacher Took Her Newborn In.
“I am willing to help, 100 percent,” the teacher recalls saying. Watch a scene from "Love, Life & the Virus."
August 11, 2020
A Mother & Her Newborn Separated by COVID-19
How the coronavirus separated a mother from her newborn baby, and the schoolteacher who stepped in to help the family in their time of need.
August 11, 2020