The COVID-19 endemic?
Aug 13, 2021
Episode 496

The COVID-19 endemic?

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We'll talk about how the pandemic might end. Plus, more heat waves and a round of Half Full/Half Empty.

The delta variant might have some of us feeling like we’re reliving March 2020, but at least a new piece in The Atlantic is making us smart on how the COVID-19 pandemic might end. We’ll discuss what it’ll mean when the virus becomes endemic and blends into the background of our lives. Plus, people are getting vaccine boosters under the table, and it’s getting “hot in herre”: Earth just went though the hottest month on record! Then, we end Friday the only way we know how, with a round of Half Full/Half Empty. 

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Molly Wood Host
Donna Tam Interim Senior Producer
Tony Wagner Digital Producer
Marissa Cabrera Producer
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