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Jane Poncia writes in a notebook in her office at her home in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Jane Poncia writes in a notebook in her office at her home in East Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for March 24. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey discusses negotiations over a third coronavirus response bill in the Senate.
  • Older adults are particularly vulnerable during the coronavirus outbreak. There have been cases at senior care facilities in the state. We talk with the heads of two facilities about precautions being taken to protect older adults in their care. 
  • Your coronavirus questions, answered by local health professionals: Dr. Helen Boucher at Tufts Medical Center and Julia Marcus, an infectious disease epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School. 

This program aired on March 24, 2020.

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