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Listen: How to Cancel Thanksgiving

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Hamblin: Yeah. Don’t do it. Wells: Here’s another scenario. This is a tough one. A listener wants to visit her 91-year-old mother. It’s not an...

Listen: The Virus Is Peaking, but Help Is Going Away

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And that’s a broad measure. We can think about people reporting they don’t have enough to eat. And similarly, we’ve seen levels of people in...

Listen: Is COVID-19 a Preexisting Condition?

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Hamblin: And the initial challenge to the ACA in the Supreme Court was over the mandate being unconstitutional? Katherine Wells: Yeah, I thought we already...

Listen: How Bad Will Winter Get?

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Wells: On the vaccine, Jim, you mentioned that it may only be 50 percent or 70 percent effective. Can you explain what that means? Hamblin:...

Listen: Fires Outside, Virus Inside

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While in California, Katherine Wells has been wearing two masks—one for the coronavirus, and one for the wildfire smoke—but she isn’t sure how to interpret...

Listen: Is Faster Better?

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The federal government is telling states to prepare for a vaccine as early as November. But a major trial has been put on hold. On...

Listen: Plasma and Immunity

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Wells: Is there any downside to giving people plasma, even if you don’t know if it’s going to be specifically helpful to them? Hamblin: There...