Two things are coming to an end: the year 2020 and this season of AudioFiles. In our final episode, we hear updates from small seasonal businesses and tips for solo holiday celebrations. Later, an infectious disease specialist helps us understand the latest developments on the COVID-19 vaccines and what to expect when the vaccines are finally available.

Also in this episode:
Holly DeMuth takes a peek at how a Netflix series is causing chessboard sales to skyrocket in New York.
Erika Wheless brings us the story of how a yoga studio owner in Queens has adapted her business during the pandemic.

Managing Editor: Jackie Harris
Host: Valen Iricibar
Lead Producer: Ashley Rodriguez
Associate Producer: Megan Burney
Reporting by Erika Wheless, Ali McPherson, Jackie Harris
Engineer: Chad Bernhard
Guest: Dr. Megan Coffee
Editors: Kalli Anderson and Maggie Freleng

Music credits: Doug Maxwell, Charlotte Muller, Albrecht Ihlenburg, Gras Young and Cheel

Answers to the 2020 sounds: Animal Crossing (music and sound effects), Among Us, Cardi B, Tiger King (Carole Baskin and “Tiger Saw Man” by Joe Exotic), Ben Shapiro and “Imagine” as sung by celebrities.