KSQD 7-08-2020: Interview with Dr. Catherine Forest about the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Interview with Dr. Catherine Forest about living with the COVID-19 pandemic. How to protect yourself and others; Understanding contagion with no symptoms and the importance of testing; New list of COVID symptoms -- loss of smell is important; Contact tracing should be community-based; The difficulties with isolating infected and suspected contagious people; The problem of rushed science in finding drug treatments; Who should be vaccinated first? Risk and severity of infection and economic costs are much higher for minorities; Challenging ethical, social justice and economic issues with who can self isolate and work at home vs. essential workers who cannot

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