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As States Begin To Reopen, Where Does The US Stand On Testing And Contact Tracing?

May 20, 2020


On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with Dr. Dena Grayson about the status of COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and a national strategy.

There are now over 1.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the US, according to Johns Hopkins. More than 90,000 people have tragically died. As shelter-in-place orders have been lifted in almost every state and businesses begin to reopen, what questions do you have about staying safe, where we are today, and where we’re going?

 

Guest:

Dr. Dena Grayson, medical doctor and researcher who spent years developing a medical treatment for Ebola

Web Resources:

Reuters: U.S. coronavirus cases top 1.5 million, infections rise in some southern states

CNN: This is where all 50 states stand on reopening 

NBC News: Trump rejected the CDC's first coronavirus reopening America guide. The second is useless.

USA Today: Florida's scientist was fired for refusing to 'manipulate' COVID-19 data

ProPublica, Caroline Chen: Do I Know Enough to Get a Job as a Contact Tracer?

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