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WGLT's Sound Ideas 01/05/21

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An Illinois Wesleyan graduate and vaccine researcher says if the flu vaccine is a guide, it will be difficult to convince enough people to take the Coronavirus vaccine to achieve herd immunity. Dr. Greg Poland says it's a selfish thing when people don't take precautions. And hear more about the science behind the vaccine. Plus, a new senior housing project is taking shape for the old TB Sanatorium and Health Department Building in Normal. And the Mayor of Normal says the municipal election three months away is already affecting town council public discourse.

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WGLT News Director Charlie Schlenker grew up in Rock Island and graduated from Augustana College. He has spent more than three decades in radio.