News: National

Jewish Cantors Celebrate Hanukkah With Virtual Concerts
Maayan Silver | December 13, 2020
Jewish cantors in Wisconsin are celebrating Hanukkah in a new way during the pandemic: They will gather virtually and broadcast a concert of holiday music for audiences across the country.
CDC Advisers Agree With FDA: COVID-19 Vaccine Is OK For Public Use
Pien Huang, Selena Simmons-Duffin, Carmel Wroth | December 12, 2020
An independent federal advisory committee to the CDC recommends the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for people over 16. But state health leaders say distribution and funding challenges remain.
Rural Health Systems Challenged By COVID-19 Surge
Anna King | December 12, 2020
Medical services in small Northwest towns are stretched to the limit with shortages of qualified workers and PPE, CARES Act funds running out and hospitals at or near capacity.
Wisconsin Hospital Leader On Getting Ready For Vaccinations
James Doubek, Ari Shapiro | December 11, 2020
Dr. Jeff Bahr with the Advocate Aurora Health system in Wisconsin says his hospitals are "ready to go" for vaccinations. Staff who treat COVID-19 patients will be first in line, he says.