New CDC Mask Guidelines, The Economy And Inflation

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Shoppers wearing masks
Shoppers walk by storefronts while wearing masks to protect against coronavirus, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Bath, Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/AP Photo

We dig into the recent rollback of mask-wearing recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control. Then, we take a look at the economy and how product shortages lead to inflation.

Featured in this Show

  • New CDC Guidelines On Mask Wearing

    The Centers for Disease Control rolled back mask recommendations last week for people vaccinated against COVID-19. An infectious disease specialist answers your questions about the new relaxed recommendations on masking.

  • U.S. Economy Faces Bottlenecks And Shortages

    Prices for oil, chicken breast, lumber and other products have soared after shortages in the U.S. economy. A senior economics writer from The Economist helps us understand how the shortages might affect the economic recovery and contribute to inflation.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dr. Alison Schwartz Guest
  • Callum Williams Guest