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The Loop: Gen X becomes generation AZ

Take a listen to Episode 55 of CBC Edmonton's weekly podcast, The Loop.

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Generation X stepped up in a big way this week when Albertans in the demographic became eligible for the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine.

Dr. Lynora Saxinger, a University of Alberta infectious diseases specialist, talks with us about the meteoric uptake of the AZ shot and how this could shift Alberta's third wave.

Plus we mark Earth Week with a tour of a local shop that's making small changes for big sustainability, and we get some tips about ways to reduce our waste.

Finally, associate producer Patrick Connolly takes us south of the equator to meet an Oilers' fan in the unlikeliest of places.

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Read the full transcript of the show here.

Generation X stepped up in a big way this week when the demographic became eligible for the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine. The U of A’s Dr. Lynora Saxinger talks with us about the meteoric uptake of the AZ shot and how this could shift Alberta's third wave. Plus we mark Earth Week with a tour of a local shop that's making small changes for big sustainability, we get some tips about ways to reduce our waste, and associate producer Patrick Connolly takes us south of the equator to meet an Oilers' fan in the unlikeliest of places. 28:18

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