Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for April 30, 2021


Government Employees and COVID Vaccinations. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is calling for mandatory Coronavirus vaccines for state employees. Healey says those who have to interact with the public have an obligation to uphold public safety. Do you agree with the Attorney General or do you think requiring anyone to take the vaccine is a violation of their constitutional rights?

A Dearth of Doctors. The U.S. is facing a critical shortage of doctors and experts say the shortfall will number around fifty-five thousand by the year 2033. With primary care physicians being the gateway to our health care system the loss of so many physicians will create a public health crisis. Dr. G. Richard Olds of St. George's University in Grenada joins Dan to discuss what we can do to avert this looming disaster.

Tick Man Dan is in the House! Tomorrow is May 1st and tick season is almost upon us! Did you know that Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne disease in the United States? It’s so important that people become aware and vigilant when it comes to checking for ticks. Here to dispense his wisdom about ticks is Tick Man Dan! Get your tick questions ready!

20th Hour. A case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court involving a high school girl who was suspended for posting a photo to social media that contained vulgar language directed at the school, has gained nationwide attention, and given the Court pause. Do you think this was a foolish thing for this teen to do? We ask you, what is the craziest or most foolish thing you did in high school?

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