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Public well being officers are warning of a doable surge in COVID circumstances this winter. How dangerous it may get depends upon how many individuals take the precise precautions, in accordance with Dr. Ashish Jha. We discuss to the White Home COVID-19 Response Coordinator about bracing for the subsequent potential wave.
Even when a COVID surge does not occur, there are many respiratory illnesses making a comeback, particularly in youngsters. Dr. Ibukun Kalu of Duke Youngsters’s Hospital in Durham, North Carolina explains why viruses like RSV are already swamping hospitals with sick youngsters.
In collaborating areas, you may additionally hear a neighborhood information section that can assist you make sense of what is going on on in your group.
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This episode was produced by Gabe O’Connor and Erika Ryan. It was edited by Ashley Brown, Christopher Intagliata, and Patrick Jarenwattananon. Our government producer is Sami Yenigun.