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Progress for federal pandemic relief prospects
Dec 16, 2020

Progress for federal pandemic relief prospects

Plus, vaccines for residents and workers in long-term care facilities and nursing homes. And, an entrepreneur in Massachusetts has set up a text-based service to advise people if their material is racist.

Segments From this episode

Pharmacy chains will lead vaccine delivery to seniors in long-term care

Dec 16, 2020
Many of the companies already work with those facilities to supply drugs and provide flu shots for residents.
A man holds his wife's hands through the wall of a plastic "hug tent" outside a Colorado nursing facility. Elderly people in long-term care are prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination.
Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images

Texting service will check racial bias, anonymously, for a price

Dec 16, 2020
The founder of Your Black Friend likens the service to a spell-check for racial prejudice.
Diego_cervo via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Waves Joey Bada$$

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer