Looking At All The Lawsuits Surrounding The General Election, A Virologist’s Perspective On Coronavirus, Trump’s Executive Order On Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

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Prescription bottles on a conveyor belt
In this July 10, 2018 file photo, bottles of prescription medicines ride on a conveyor belt at a pharmacy warehouse in Florence, N.J. Julio Cortez/AP Photo

Lawsuits related to the 2020 general election are already piling up, a California law professor tells us. Then we talk to a UW-Madison virologist about how they’re looking at — and learning about — the novel coronavirus. And we discuss President Trump’s executive order at the end of last week lowering costs for prescription drugs.

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  • A Looming Legal Storm Around The 2020 Election

    A law professor has tracked dozens of lawsuits already filed in relation to the 2020 general election. We talk with him about some themes in the litigation, and the chaotic legal situation we may find ourselves in come November.

  • How A Virologist Looks At COVID-19

    Scientists and researchers around the world are learning more about the SARS-CoV-2 virus, or COVID-19. We talk to a virologist about what we know about the virus, possible strains, and a future vaccine.

  • President Trump Signs Executive Orders To Lower Prescription Drug Prices

    Pres. Trump signed a series of executive orders Friday that aims to reduce the price of prescription drugs. We talk to a political scientist about the orders, and how they could impact the pharmaceutical industry.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Justin Levitt Guest
  • Thomas Friedrich Guest
  • Philip Rocco Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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