KNX In Depth: A California variant of COVID-19 worries scientists--Wealthy people find a new way to skip vaccine lines--The pandemic creates a shortage of research monkeys

February 23, 2021 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 41 min Download
KNX In Depth: A California variant of COVID-19 worries scientists--Wealthy people find a new way to skip vaccine lines--The pandemic creates a shortage of research monkeys

KNX In Depth: A California variant of COVID-19 worries scientists--Wealthy people find a new way to skip vaccine lines--The pandemic creates a shortage of research monkeys

February 23, 2021 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 41 min Download
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Doctors and scientists have talked a lot about the coronavirus variants we're dealing with. Researchers at U.C. San Francisco have been tracking one of the California variants. They say it spreads more easily and evades antibodies generated by vaccines. So how worried should we be?  It seems the wealthy have found a new way to game the system and get a vaccine before others. Researchers are having trouble finding monkeys. Yes, there's a shortage of research monkeys and scientists say that's a big problem.  Texas' infrastructure problems have become apparent following the big snowstorm. So if a storm could do that to Texas, what would an earthquake do to southern California? Senators are learning a lot more about the Capitol Hills riots. Turns out the United flight was a case of a disaster narrowly avoided. A lot of older people across the country are vaccinated and now planning trips and long vacations.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices