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COVID-19: CA To Hold Off On CDC Mask Guidelines, Why Parts Of Asia Are Seeing Cases Rise And More

WHEATON, MARYLAND - APRIL 16: Customers wear face masks to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus as they line up to enter a Costco Wholesale store April 16, 2020 in Wheaton, Maryland. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan ordered that all people must wear some kind of face mask to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 when on public transportation, grocery stores, retail establishments and other places where social distancing is not always possible. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Customers wear face masks to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus as they line up to enter a Costco Wholesale store April 16, 2020 in Wheaton, Maryland.

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Timothy Brewer from UCLA.

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Timothy Brewer from UCLA.

Today’s topics include: 

  • Mask update: CA to hold off on following CDC guidelines

    • LA County tells Trader Joe, other chains to continue enforcing mask usage 

  • Should we shift focus away from herd immunity at this point? 

  • LAUSD to use prizes, other incentives to get students vaxxed

  • Why are parts of Asia seeing a rise in cases? Could it happen here?

  • How COVID-19 proved poor indoor air quality makes us sick and what we should do about it

Guest:

Timothy Brewer, M.D., epidemiologist and professor of medicine at UCLA’s school of public health; has served on the advisory boards of the World Health Organization, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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