The COVID-19 Economic Crisis, Northeast Wisconsin Spike In COVID Cases

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A store sign recommends social distancing
A sign at a store on Madison’s northside recommends social distancing between shoppers. Steven Potter/WPR

First, we talk to a business reporter about how the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on the American economy. Then, we hear from a Brown County doctor about the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases in the northeastern region of the state.

Featured in this Show

  • The COVID Economy

    Since the pandemic began, millions of Americans have lost their jobs, and many are struggling to pay for food and other necessities. A reporter joins us to explain how COVID-19 has created the current economic crisis, what that might mean for the election, and update us on a second stimulus.

  • COVID-19 Cases Rising In Northeast Region

    Brown County health officials are voicing their concern over the latest surge in positive coronavirus cases in the region and how it could overwhelm hospitals. We talk with an emergency medicine specialist at Bellin Health to get an overview of patients being treated for COVID-19.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Heather Long Guest
  • Dr. Paul Casey Guest

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