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No, Virginia, Santa can’t get coronavirus

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Santa Claus greets a child with an elbow bump at a Selfridges store in London.

Santa Claus greets a child with an elbow bump at a Selfridges store in London. Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images

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It’s hard to fit a mask over that big beard, but never fear. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and, by extension, our show would like to reassure children that they shouldn’t worry about Santa Claus breaking the COVID-bubble for this socially distant holiday season — he’s got a special dispensation for international travel, one night only. We have Kimberly Adams back on the show today to talk about that and some more depressing coronavirus news, like case counts and potential new lockdowns. Maybe your kids can just listen to the last few minutes?

Here’s everything we talked about today:

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