Fauci’s New Vaccine Hopes For 2021; A Pandemic Election

Consider This : Fauci’s New Vaccine Hopes For 2021; A Pandemic Election Image
Consider This : Fauci’s New Vaccine Hopes For 2021; A Pandemic Election Image

Fauci’s New Vaccine Hopes For 2021; A Pandemic Election

Eight states and the District of Columbia went to the polls Tuesday. More mail-in ballots and fewer in-person polling places caused long delays in some places, highlighting the challenges for the November elections.

KUT’s Ashley Lopez reports, since naturalization ceremonies have been halted due to the pandemic, thousands who were due to become U.S. citizens over the last few weeks are now in limbo.

Public health workers are encountering resistance, online harassment and even violent threats as they conduct contact tracing and other containment strategies in their local communities. NPR’s Will Stone has more.

Plus, a visit to the Six Feet Away Museum in Jacksonville, Florida, and an update on a coronavirus vaccine.

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This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast’s former ‘Coronavirus Daily’ format.