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‘I Worry:’ Doctor Shares His Views As Ga. Shelter-In-Place Order Ends

WABE's Jim Burress spoke with Dr. Carlos Del Rio, an infectious disease specialist at Emory.
WABE's Jim Burress spoke with Dr. Carlos Del Rio, an infectious disease specialist at Emory.
Credit Carlos Del Rio, MD

Officially, as of Friday, Georgians no longer have to “shelter in place.”

At least anecdotally, we know folks around Atlanta have been quick to venture out.

An example — the Marietta Square.

The daughter of a colleague described it as if the pandemic had never happened. Cars filled parking spaces. People filled restaurants. And while those working wore masks and gloves, patrons, we’re told, almost universally did not.

WABE’s Jim Burress spoke with Dr. Carlos Del Rio, an infectious disease specialist at Emory.

Burress started the conversation by describing the scene at the Marietta Square and asked Del Rio if hearing that worries him?