‘What You Need to Know:” More COVID, treatment for COVID, and a raccoon that will make you smile

Written by on January 14, 2022

‘What You Need to Know:” More COVID, treatment for COVID, and a raccoon that will make you smile

By Tyler Pratt and Jen Rehill
January 14, 2022

Meeko, the recycling racoon, at the Lehigh Valley Zoo. (Courtesy photo)

In our regular Friday feature, “What You Need to Know,” WLVR’s Tyler Pratt speaks with WLVR News Director Jen Rehill about the week’s top local news.

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This week: The Lehigh Valley finds itself the epicenter of the nation’s latest COVID-19 surge; antiviral medications have arrived but are in short supply; questions on testing and boosters, and on a lighter note, Meeko, the recycling raccoon at the Lehigh Valley Zoo.

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