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Crosscurrents is our award-winning radio news magazine, broadcasting Mondays through Thursdays at 11 a.m. on 91.7 FM. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the economic, social, and cultural divides in our community. Listen to full episodes at kalw.org/crosscurrents

San Francisco and California brace for monkeypox

Thomas Hawk

On Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom declared a public health emergency in California over the monkeypox epidemic. While last week, San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to do so. Sunni Khalid spoke with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, an infectious disease expert at UCSF, about monkeypox and what can be done to reduce its spread in the Bay Area.

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Sunni M. Khalid is a veteran of more than 40 years in journalism, having worked in print, radio, television, and web journalism.