Pandemic Child Care Challenges Continue, Why Herd Immunity Now Seems Unlikely

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A child is tested for COVID-19
Penny Brown, 2, is held by her mother Heather Brown as her nose is lightly swabbed during a test for COVID-19 at a new walk-up testing site at Seattle’s Chief Sealth High School, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Seattle. The child’s daycare facility requires testing for the virus. The coronavirus testing site is the fourth now open by the city and is free. Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

We hear from child care providers about their pandemic-related problems. Then, we hear from an epidemiologist about why herd immunity against COVID-19 may not happen.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Steven Potter Technical Director
  • Brooke Skidmore Guest
  • Tricia Pederson Guest
  • Dr. Theo Vos Guest