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Pennsylvania’s Rate Of COVID-19 Vaccinations Drops About 90% In A Month

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Gene J. Puskar
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A Kaiser Family Foundation study found the number of first time vaccine doses distributed to Pennsylvanians in May dropped significantly compared to April.

On today’s program: A look behind the steep decline of the Commonwealth’s vaccination rates; Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation is asking for feedback about perceptions of autonomous vehicles; and natural gas companies are looking for ways to stop methane leaks, and brand themselves as “responsible.”

Laura Tsutsui is a producer for The Confluence, WESA's morning news show. Previously, she reported on the San Joaquin Valley with the NPR affiliate station in her hometown of Fresno, California. She can be reached at ltsutsui@wesa.fm.
Kevin Gavin is the host of WESA's news interview program "The Confluence." He is a native Pittsburgher and served as news director for 90.5 WDUQ for 34 years. Since the sale of the radio station by Duquesne University to Pittsburgh EPM, Inc. (now Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corp.), he served as Executive Producer of Special News Projects prior to being named as host of "The Confluence" five years ago. kgavin@wesa.fm
Marylee is the editor/producer of The Confluence, the daily public affairs show on WESA. She got her start in journalism at The Daily Reveille and KLSU while attending Louisiana State University. She took her passion for audio journalism to UC Berkeley's graduate program and worked in public radio at WPR in Madison, WI, and WOSU in Columbus, Ohio.