Ethics Of Vaccine Priorities, Campground Etiquette, COVID-19 On UW System Campuses

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As we get closer to a COVID-19 vaccine being available, a bioethicist take us through how who should get it first is decided. While camping can allow for better physical distancing than some other activities, there are still ways to be the most courteous with fellow campers. We talk with two campground hosts. Plus, we look at the uptick in COVID-19 cases on UW System campuses.

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  • A Look At Rising COVID-19 Numbers On UW System Campuses

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Arthur Caplan Guest
  • Jim Winkler Guest
  • Duane Miller Guest
  • Rich Kremer Guest

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