The coronavirus pandemic has us all asking a lot of questions: How long will I have to practice “social distancing”? Will there be a cure for COVID-19? Can I ever touch my face again?
WABE health reporter Sam Whitehead and guests will try to answer those questions. He’ll talk with experts, public officials, journalists, and everyday people about how the coronavirus is affecting their lives.
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Apoorva Mandavilli, a reporter for the New York Times, says recent changes to Centers For Disease Control and Prevention’s coronavirus testing guidance were made against the objections of agency scientists. (More on the story here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/17/health/coronavirus-testing-cdc.html)
Governor Brian Kemp has issued an executive order calling for people “with an increased risk of complications from COVID-19” to isolate themselves. Dr. Carlos del Rio, who studies public health and infectious diseases at Emory University, says it might not be enough to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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