Dr. Anthony Fauci Testifies Before Senate, Badger Sports And COVID-19, Tiffany Wins 7th Congressional District Special Election

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Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks remotely during a virtual Senate Committee
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks remotely during a virtual Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Win McNamee/Pool via AP

We talk with a health policy journalist about Tuesday’s Senate committee testimony on the coronavirus by the US’ top infectious diseases expert. Fall sports and recruitment could be impacted by COVID-19. And we discuss Republican state Senator Tom Tiffany’s victory Tuesday night in the 7th Congressional District’s special election.

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  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Jeff Potrykus Guest
  • Julie Rovner Guest

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