Here & Now

Here & Now

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Timely, smart and in-depth news, interviews and conversation from NPR & WBUR While we know vaccinations are still doing what they’re supposed to — preventing people from serious illness and death — we also know there’s an increase in breakthrough infections among the fully vaccinated. Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo joins us to discuss the protocols if you become infected. And, professor Julia Ticona explains how the internet, inflation and expensive iPhones all are contributing to a precarious digital divide.

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