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Athens News Matters: 12/11/2020

This week on Athens News Matters:

  • Dr. Biao He (Professor at the Department of Infectious Diseases at UGA's College of Veterinary Medicine) joins us to discuss the development of his single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.
  • We sit down with Judge Lisa Lott and Chief Judge Eric Norris from the Western Judicial Circuit to talk about how local courts are adjusting to the pandemic.
  • The panel discusses this week in news and politics including the status of local hospitals and how they’re dealing with a surge in COVID-19 cases.
  • Community leaders Shawanda Johnson (FC-CIS Neighborhood Leader) and Rev. Dr. Daryl G. Bloodsaw provide insight into why there is distrust in the Black community when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • We are joined by local bird watchers to discuss the National Audubon Society's 121st Christmas Bird Count, and how you can get involved.
  • Our hosts remind you of how, when, and where to vote in the January 5th runoff elections for the US Senate.
  • The ANM team compiles a list of their favorite holiday tunes.

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