Antiviral COVID-19 pills, Police martial arts, Best Milwaukee Brewers stories

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a shipment of Pfizer's antiviral COVID-19 pill, Paxlovid
Webbing covers labels on a heavily-wrapped shipment of Pfizer’s antiviral COVID-19 pill, Paxlovid, on arrival at Ben Gurion International airport near Tel Aviv, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021. Maya Alleruzzo/AP Photo

A doctor joins us to explain how antiviral COVID-19 pills treat the coronavirus disease. Then, we learn more about a push to teach Wisconsin police officers jiu-jitsu martial arts. Later, a retiring Milwaukee Brewers reporter joins us to look back at his 30 years covering the team.

Featured in this Show

  • Why some coronavirus antivirals are going unused

    There’s a new and effective way to treat COVID-19, but some pharmacies in Wisconsin aren’t seeing strong demand for coronavirus antiviral pills. We talk to a UW Health physician about why, and what you need to know about the treatment.

  • Jiu-jitsu could give police more confidence. A Wisconsin officer is teaching his department

    Jiu-jitsu is a Japanese martial art that became popular as a form of self-defense during the 1920s in Brazil. We talk with one police officer who is working to bring the practice to departments in Wisconsin.

  • Milwaukee Brewers stories and memories from retiring beat reporter

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Tom Haudricourt is retiring after over 35 years of covering the Milwaukee Brewers. He joins us to talk about his favorite stories and memories from his career.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Dr. Bart Caponi Guest
  • Lt. William Krieg Guest
  • Tom Haudricourt Guest

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