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‘I’ve been very fortunate’: Living on campus, Azul Kothari hopes UW-Madison will prevent COVID-19 outbreaks with new testing protocols.

Azul Kothari feels lucky to have avoided catching COVID-19 as infections surged at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the fall. “I just thought I would get it through community spread at some point,” he said. “I thought it was pretty inevitable.”

Posted inEconomy, Outbreak Wisconsin

‘Winter is coming, and a lot of doors are going to be shut’: Restaurant and bar workers in peril as weather grows cold and COVID-19 keeps spreading

Before the pandemic, Amy Moreland worked as a bartender and events coordinator in Madison. “Well, that’s canceled forever, or the foreseeable future,” she joked anxiously in her latest audio diary for Outbreak Wisconsin.