Baystate Business: Covid on the Rise (Radio)

Bloomberg Baystate Business for Monday, October 5th, 2020

– Bloomberg National political reporter Gregory Korte on the campaign impact of the President’s Covid diagnosis and hospitalization (3:50)

– Kate Fox, Destination Salem, on the business scene in Salem leading up to Halloween in the time of Covid (13:37)

– Tina Jordan of the Salem Witch Museum on how her business is going (22:37)

– Boston Globe business reporter Jon Chesto on the controversy over the Riverside redevelopment in Newton (30:35)

– State House News Service senior reporter Matt Murphy on the week ahead on Beacon Hill (43:30)

– Boston Globe reporter Matt Stout on the state law that allows dead people to vote in this election (55:45)

– Janet Wu reports on the latest Covid numbers in the state, followed by Dr. Charles R. “Bob” Horsburgh, Jr., professor at the Boston University Schools of Public Health, and epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center, on the rising Covid cases in Massachusetts and his belief that the rise is being caused by the reopening of the economy (1:05:03)

– Bloomberg News entertainment business reporter Kelly Gilblom on the Regal theater closings and the impact of Covid on the movie business (1:18:43)

– Anne Mostue reports on the anti-depression drug being developed by Sage Therapeutics (1:28:04)

Hosts: Tom Moroney, Joe Shortsleeve and Kim Carrigan

Producer: Dan Pierce

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