Coronavirus Responses: Wisconsin And America

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A woman's sign says "no mask mandates!"
A woman holds up a sign with a message against mandated mask wearing on Thursday, July 23, 2020, in downtown Madison. The group of protesters later marched to the Wisconsin State Capitol. Angela Major/WPR

First, we discuss the state’s response to the coronavirus crisis with the lieutenant governor. Then, we talk with a science reporter about the broader, country-wide response to COVID-19.

Featured in this Show

  • Managing the State's Pandemic Response

    Coronavirus cases are at record highs across Wisconsin. We speak with Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes about efforts to contain the virus and what happens if legal challenges to executive authority prevail.

  • America's Insufficient Response To COVID-19

    Seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, America continues to have some of the highest rates of infection. As COVID-19 spreads quickly in Wisconsin, we speak with a science reporter about the ineffectiveness of the nation’s response.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Molly Stentz Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Mandela Barnes Guest
  • Ed Yong Guest

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