Chancellor Rebecca Blank Gives A Year-End Review, UW Health’s Part In The Vaccine Roll-Out

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COVID-19 Antibody Tests
First-year undergraduate student Jayden Jones sits for a blood draw as student volunteers receive COVID-19 antibody tests. The effort is part of an epidemiological study and public health investigation performed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WI DHS), and the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). (Jeff Miller/ UW-Madison)

This hour, we look at news coming out of UW-Madison. First, Chancellor Rebecca Blank reflects on decisions surrounding the pandemic, budget, campus climate, and more. After, a senior medical director educates us about UW Health’s plans for the vaccine roll-out in the coming year.

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  • Wisconsin Will Receive About 65 Thousand COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Soon

    Wisconsin will receive thousands of doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks. A doctor explains how the roll-out will work, and the part UW Health will play in the process.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Rebecca Blank Guest
  • Dr. Matthew Anderson Guest