09/24/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

A Nebraska doctor was writing a history of nightmare pandemics.
Then she lived one.

Dr. Lydia Kang, an author and Nebraska Medicine
internal medicine doctor, opens up about her experience.

Published in Flatwater Free Press and republished in The Reader.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Punctuation Day

Don’t get today’s news started on the Oxford comma: A child welfare watchdog recommends that Nebraska end its contract with St. Francis Ministries, immigrants create billions of dollars and over 79,000 jobs in the state, and there’s a mannequin with breast pumps outside a state lawmaker’s office.

Harper’s Index Fact of the Day

Chance that a European Union resident who received public services last year did so through a personal connection: 1 in 3

Source: Transparency International (Berlin)

Want to get vaccinated in Douglas County today or tomorrow?
Here are upcoming clinics.

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Reed Moore’s Things To Do: 
The Wood Brothers

Folk band The Wood Brothers, featuring brothers Oliver and Chris Wood along with multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix, are playing at Slowdown on Sept. 24.
Event Pick by Efren Cortez. Published in The Reader.

As the delta variant spreads through the community, remember to get fully vaccinated and mask up — even if you’re fully vaxxed — before going to shows.
Find more music content here, and check out local guides on our 
Things To Do page.

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