Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”
0:00: A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds diagnoses of sexually transmitted diseases reached an all-time high last year. Dr. Gail Bolan, director for CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, joins “Closer Look” from the CDC in Atlanta for a conversation about these rising rates, treatment and prevention.
11:58: We continue our conversation on the CDC’s latest report on the rising rate of STDs with Dr. Walkitria Smith, Family Medicine Associate Program Director at the Morehouse School of Medicine.
26:41: Professor Christine Ristaino, a senior lecturer of Italian Studies at Emory University, discusses her recently-released memoir, “All the Silent Spaces.”
48:23: Rose Scott gives a news brief on a letter the Georgia Environmental Protection Division sent Sterigenics, a medical sterilization facility in Cobb County, calling for further testing of the company’s emissions-reducing system.
And in other news, the Atlanta Braves lost Game 5 of the National League Division Series to the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday.
Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.