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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Dr. Paulina Rebolledo, from Emory University, says there are a number of reasons members of the Latinx community are more likely to become severely ill from COVID-19 and many of them are structural.
Dr. Kathleen Toomey, head of the Georgia Department of Public Health, says the summer spike in COVID-19 cases can be linked to people not following state guidelines. She’s urging people to adhere to best practices during the coming Labor Day weekend. Toomey also discusses the latest on testing and contact tracing in the state.
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