Wisconsin Coronavirus Update, Managing Anger Around Holidays, Bitcoin Surge

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UW Health pharmacy technicians walk COVID-19 vaccine down the hall
Amy Schultz and Andrea Wipperfuth of UW Health Ambulatory walk the package containing the COVID-19 vaccine down the hall shortly after its arrival. Photo courtesy of John Maniaci/UW Health

We talk with a flu epidemic and public health expert about what we’re currently seeing around coronavirus in Wisconsin, including whether an expected surge in cases after Thanksgiving has actually happened. Then we’re joined by a UW-Green Bay anger expert for some advice on keeping tensions in check around the holidays — virtual or not. And we look at the recent drive in the value of cryptocurrency Bitcoin.

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  • Thanksgiving Surge? Vaccinations Begin. Coronavirus Latest In Wisconsin

    We look at the latest numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths in Wisconsin, and the status of vaccinations that began this week.

  • If You Expect Virtual Or In-Person Conflict During The Holidays, Here's How To Be Prepared

    If you are bracing yourself for some difference of opinions this holiday season — whether that be over how to meet (virtually or in-person) or the latest pandemic news — there are a few things you can think about it in advance to make it less disruptive and hurtful to yourself and others.

  • What's Driving Bitcoin's Value To A Record High?

    The world’s largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, surpassed $20,000 this week for the first time ever. Not bad considering it was $4,900 in March. We look at why Bitcoin’s value is skyrocketing and what it says about the future of digital currencies.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dr. Jonathan Temte Guest
  • Ryan Martin Guest
  • Steve Noll Guest

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