Where the Michael Gableman election investigation is going, More on Covid booster shots and new case numbers

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Amanda Conley, a medical assistant at Beloit Area Community Health Center, draws up a COVID-19 booster vaccine Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Franklin Middle School in Janesville, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

A WPR reporter and political scientist walk us through some developments in the 2020 election investigation being led by former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice Michael Gableman, including his recent admission of a lack of understanding about how elections work. Then we look at new FDA considerations for a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster with a UW-Milwaukee epidemiologist.

Featured in this Show

  • Michael Gableman election investigation updates

    The man leading a legislature-sponsored investigation into the 2020 election in Wisconsin recently admitted to having little understanding of how elections work. We talk about this admission, and the future of the investigation.

  • FDA weighs booster shot recommendations as COVID-19 cases see slight dip

    The Food and Drug Administration is meeting this week to discuss booster shot recommendations and whether to approve the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for younger children. We find out what’s being considered and check in on case numbers in Wisconsin and nationwide.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Laurel White Guest
  • David Canon Guest
  • Amanda Simanek Guest