COVID-19 Update, Women Affected Most By Recession

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UW Health respiratory therapist Tina Schubert gets a COVID vaccine
On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, UW Health respiratory therapist Tina Schubert, left, became the first of UW Health’s health care workers to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. Photo courtesy of UW Health.

COVID-19 vaccines are being shipped around the country, but it will still be months before most people can get a shot. A doctor joins us for an update on the pandemic and vaccine distribution. We also hear how this year’s recession is affecting working women.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Amanda Simanek Guest
  • Malia Jones Guest
  • Margaret Kerr Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director