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COVID-19 AMA: Biden To Issue Pandemic Plan, Decline In New Cases For U.S., And More

A person gets an antibody test during the "No Cost Antibody" testing event organized by Calvary Baptist Church of Santa Monica and GUARDaHEART Foundationon January 19, 2021, in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
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A person gets an antibody test during the "No Cost Antibody" testing event organized by Calvary Baptist Church of Santa Monica and GUARDaHEART Foundationon January 19, 2021, in Santa Monica, California.

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Shruti Gohil, professor of medicine and associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine.

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Shruti Gohil, professor of medicine and associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine.

Topics today include:

  • Biden administration announcingcoronavirus plan today

    • CNN: Sourcessay Biden inheriting nonexistent pandemic strategy

  • New COVID cases in U.S. declineafter hitting peak last week

  • Gov. Newsom promised 1 million shots in 10 days -- was the goal achieved?

  • Health officials sayvaccinating people 65 & over could take months, push back timetable for others

  • Vaccine hesitancy in low-income communities where it is most-needed

  • WSJ: Lilly antibody drug preventsCOVID-19 in nursing homes, study finds

  • CALMatters: Newsom to unveilnew vaccine appointment website

  • CALMatters: Hospitals ask state for relaxed rules for nursing, patient discharge

  • CALMatters: COVID-19 cases, new syndrome on the rise among children, especially Latino children

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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