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COVID-19 AMA: LA County Latest, Second Wave In Asia And More

WACKERSDORF, GERMANY - MAY 15: A worker packs protective face masks at a newly-launched production line at a BMW factory that normally produces car parts during the novel coronavirus crisis on May 15, 2020 in Wackersdorf, Germany. BMW has introduced two production lines that in three shifts each will produce 200,000 masks per day. The masks are meant for the companys own workers but are also meant to relieve Germanys market for masks, where demand is still high and supply is struggling to keep up. Companies across Germany, from fashion brands to auto parts suppliers, have introduced mask production in recent weeks. (Photo by Andreas Gebert/Getty Images)
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A worker packs protective face masks at a newly-launched production line at a BMW factory that normally produces car parts during the novel coronavirus crisis on May 15, 2020 in Wackersdorf, Germany.

As of Thursday morning, L.A. County has at least 1,663 deaths and 34,552 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

As of Thursday morning, L.A. County has at least 1,663 deaths and 34,552 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

The U.S. is among many countries experiencing large-scale epidemics, although the toll here has now led the world for weeks. Read more on LAist. 

Plus, a second wave of the coronavirus is sweeping through some Asian countries that had been reopening. We discuss the latest news from home and abroad with our medical expert. If you have questions, call us at 866-893-5722.

Guest:

Shruti Gohil, M.D., professor of medicine and associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine

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