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Monday’s Show: A Potential Second Wave Of COVID-19, & Poet Jericho Brown (May 18, 2020)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: An update on COVID-19 in Greater Houston, what a potential second wave of the virus might mean, vocational training programs find ways to continue, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown.

On Monday’s Houston Matters: We get an update on COVID-19 in Greater Houston from Dr. Umair Shah from Harris County Public Health.

Also this hour: We often hear that the coronavirus will come and go in waves. We discuss what a potential second wave might mean for Houston.

Plus, many vocational training programs are still ongoing because of the need for essential workers, like electricians and nurses. But many of those jobs require a lot of in-person training. We learn how some local schools continue to prepare their students for these jobs online.

And Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jericho Brown talks about his writing. He studied creative writing at the University of Houston.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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