Closer Look: Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Alleged Victim Of Sheraton Legionnaires Outbreak; APS Supt. Dr. Carstarphen Reflects On 5 Yrs; E-Scooter Company Lime Reacts To Night Ban

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen sits down with Rose Scott at Hope-Hill Elementary School for a conversation about her past five years on the job, as well as her vision for the future of the district. Credit: Grace Walker
Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen sits down with Rose Scott at Hope-Hill Elementary School for a conversation about her past five years on the job, as well as her vision for the future of the district. Credit: Grace Walker

Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Lawyers representing a man who allegedly contracted Legionnaires’ disease at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel announced this morning they have filed a lawsuit. WABE’s health reporter Sam Whitehead debriefs with Closer Look host Rose Scott, following a press conference with the attorneys.
State and county health officials are investigating the outbreak among people who stayed at or visited the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel between June 22 and July 15.
State and county health officials are investigating the outbreak among people who stayed at or visited the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel between June 22 and July 15. (Ron Harris/AP)
  • 9:26: Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen sits down with Rose Scott at Hope-Hill Elementary School for a conversation about her past five years on the job, as well as her vision for the future of the district.
  • 44:32: A nighttime ban on riding e-scooters and e-bikes took effect in Atlanta on Friday. Nima Daivari, Community Affairs manager at Lime in Georgia, joins Closer Look for a conversation about the role scooter companies should play in creating safer streets.
Nima Daivari, Community Affairs manager at Lime in Georgia, joins Closer Look for a conversation about the role scooter companies should play in creating safer streets. Credit: Grace Walker

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.