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CBS News 5 May 2020

Child welfare workers document the struggles of their day-to-day amid pandemic


Child abuse intervention experts are sounding an alarm over a spike in abuse cases during coronavirus lockdowns. CBS News' Jericka Duncan shares the accounts of some child welfare workers who recorded video diaries of the lengths they must go to meet with kids and families while observing health precautions.

Listen to three workers talk about the highs and lows on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.
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