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.

You can send your own questions to washyourhands@wabe.org.

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An Albany Georgia Church Hit Hard By COVID-19

Bishop Frederick Williams, head of Gethsemane Worship Center in Albany, says his church had dozens of members hospitalized in the early days of the pandemic, as the coronavirus ravaged southwest Georgia.

What We Know About COVID-19 Vaccines And Pregnancy

Dr. Sonja Rasmussen, with the University of Florida College of Medicine, says what little we do know about the safety and efficacy of COVId-19 vaccines in pregnant individuals is promising.

What The Biden COVID-19 Aid Plan Does For Obamacare

Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, says the Biden administration’s COVID-19 aid plan does a lot to strengthen the Affordable Care Act and make it’s coverage more attainable.

What Comes Next In The Pandemic

Two experts who have been fighting COVID-19 for the last year — Dr. Carlos del Rio from Emory University and Fulton Board of Health director Dr. Lynn Paxton — share what they think comes next in the pandemic. The conversation was recorded during a recent live taping of the podcast.

Looking Back On Year One Of The Pandemic

Two experts who have been fighting COVID-19 for the last year — Dr. Carlos del Rio from Emory University and Fulton Board of Health director Dr. Lynn Paxton — share what they’ve learned from their experiences. The conversation was recorded during a recent live taping of the podcast.

A Journalist On Covering The Pandemic Since Its Early Days

Helen Branswell, a writer for STAT, has been covering the coronavirus outbreak from early 2020 when there was growing concern about at “mystery pneumonia outbreak” in China and has reported on nearly every aspect of the pandemic since.

Don’t Miss Did You Wash Your Hands LIVE!

Thursday, March 4th at 7:30 PM EST, WABE health reporter Sam Whitehead will be joined by a panel of experts to discuss what comes next in the pandemic, and what we’ve learned about the coronavirus in the last year.

Dr. Carlos del Rio from Emory University and Dr. Lynn Paxton, Fulton county’s health director, will share stories from the front lines of fighting COVID-19 and take your questions.

Sign up for this free, virtual event at www.wabe.org/community

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