This week on NEXT, we’ll hear the latest on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout across our region — including concerns over inequities in distribution — and get expert answers to some of our questions about life after vaccination. Plus, what’s next for a proposed wood-burning biomass plant in Springfield, Mass., a city beset with high asthma rates. And we’ll learn what it’s like to work as a ski patroller during the pandemic.
Martha Bebinger, health care and general assignment reporter for WBUR
Nicole Leonard, health reporter for Connecticut Public Radio
Patty Wight, news producer who covers health for Maine Public
Paul Turner, an evolutionary biologist, virologist and professor at Yale University
Miriam Wasser, reporter for WBUR’s Earthwhile
Gabrielle Emanuel, reporter at GBH News
Between A Quarter And A Third Of Health Care Workers Have Refused The COVID Vaccine
Eve Zuckoff, CAI‘s Report for America reporter
Ropeless Fishing Shows Promise, But There’s a Catch: Financial, Safety, Technology Challenges
Nina Keck, reporter at Vermont Public Radio
‘A Learning Process’: Ski Patrolling Vermont’s Resorts During A Pandemic
Judith Kogan, freelance reporter
In Honor of Valentine’s Day, Doo-Wop Songs with A Contemporary ‘Zoom’ Motif
NEXT is produced at Connecticut Public Radio
Host/Producer: Morgan Springer
Freelance Producer: Lily Tyson
Executive Editor: Vanessa de la Torre
Senior Director: Catie Talarski
Music: Todd Merrell, “New England” by Goodnight Blue Moon, “Stay Down” by Latrell James, “Illudere” by Latin Heartbeat Orchestra and “Front Porch Time” by Dave Richardson.
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