Harvard University professor Willy Shih says while we may see some brief, local shortages of items this winter, stores have learned a lot about making their supply chains more resilient this past year. Also, COVID-19 deaths continue to spike in El Paso, Texas. Jorge Ortiz sees this devastation up close as a funeral manager. These days, his job includes figuring out where to store so many bodies and how to hold drive-through funerals. KERA's Mallory Falk has the story. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 24, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on November 24, 2020.