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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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.
Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a lack of investment in the country’s public health system has “significant consequences.” He shares what his agency has learned about the virus, his take on the best tools to fight it, and much more.
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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