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Front Page podcast: COVID-19 coronavirus in Wisconsin, Week 1 — the response from officials and the impact on higher education
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Front Page podcast: COVID-19 coronavirus in Wisconsin, Week 1 — the response from officials and the impact on higher education

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has ground daily life to a halt in Madison — and across the state, nation and much of the world. In this week’s Front Page podcast, State Journal reporters share their perspectives after being immersed in the response to the threat.

Health and medicine reporter David Wahlberg has followed the response to the pandemic by state and local doctors, scientists and health officials, while higher education reporter Kelly Meyerhofer has covered the pandemic’s impact on the UW-Madison campus and beyond.

Podcast creator Elizabeth Beyer spoke with them via conference call, and Emily Hamer contributed audio of her interviews with UW-Madison students.

Visit madison.com to check out the State Journal’s coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Front Page is the State Journal’s new weekly podcast that takes a look behind the scenes of some of the newspaper’s biggest stories. Reporters talk about the heartwarming, heartbreaking and hard-hitting news they cover on a regular basis.

Visit go.madison.com/frontpage to hear a new episode of Front Page every Monday. You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play and Spotify.

Front Page podcast: Catch up on all of the State Journal's episodes

"Front Page," the Wisconsin State Journal’s weekly news podcast, takes a look behind the scenes of some of the newspaper’s most interesting stories.

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On the third episode of Front Page, health and medicine reporter David Wahlberg traveled across Wisconsin to talk with residents who are struggling with dementia. In rural parts of the state, he found that fewer services for those facing the disease pose a challenge for patients and their caregivers. 

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