The Role Of Public Data In Fighting Coronavirus, Pandemic Update For Wisconsin, Washington News

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A health security expert joins us to make the case that more public data is needed to aid the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Then we check up on the latest COVID-19 numbers in Wisconsin. And we talk with a Washington-based reporter about national political news, including a new bipartisan Senate report on Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

Featured in this Show

  • How A Lack Of Public Data Is Making The COVID-19 Fight Harder

    The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is approaching 5.5 million while the number of deaths has surpassed 170,000. Our guest explains why he says a lack of public data on the coronavirus is plaguing efforts to slow the pandemic.

  • Making Sense Of Wisconsin's COVID-19 Data

    The data on COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Wisconsin continue to fluctuate. We look at the recent trends and how to evaluate how the state is doing.

  • This Week In Washington: August 19, 2020

    We discuss some of the top stories in national politics this week, including a new statement from the postmaster general addressing concerns he and the Trump administration have been trying to hobble the USPS and undermine mail-in voting this fall.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Dr. Amesh Adalja Guest
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest
  • Marc Fisher Guest