Coronavirus: Extra Edition.

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PROGRAM # 8992 11:00 AM PT

Coronavirus: Extra Edition.

A medical researcher discusses the new and controversial CDC guidelines discouraging people without symptoms from taking Covid tests even if exposed to infected people. She also comments on the convalescent plasma treatment approved by the FDA. She also discusses rumors and truths about immunity: after recovering from Covid, are you immune? Can you get infected twice? A recovered Covid patient also talks about his experience after being hospitalized for coronavirus. He talks about the lessons he learned during the treatment, and what to do after recovery. Finally, a California state official talks about emergency health coverage available for those affected by the wildfires, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the recession.

Guests: Dr. Alicia Fernández, Professor of Medicine at UC San Francisco, General Internist, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA; Saúl Salinas, Recovered Covid-19 Patient, School Administrator, Clovis, CA; Yurina Melara, Spokesperson, Covered California, Sacramento, CA.

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