Christopher Blackwell is incarcerated in Washington state where he's been on lockdown after a severe COVID-19 outbreak. He speaks about the conditions and his call for incarcerated people to get the vaccine early. Also, a team of experts from the World Health Organization has arrived in Wuhan, China, to begin an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. Dr. Peter Ben Embarek, who's part of the team, joins us. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 14, 2021, 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 January 14, 2021.