COVID AMA Cal-OSHA Workplace Mask Rules Proposal, How Close SoCal Is To Herd Immunity And More

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In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, we speak with UCSF’s Dr. Peter Chin-Hong.

Today’s topics include:

  • California workplace mask rules could ease for the vaccinated

  • San Francisco is nearing coronavirus herd immunity, but L.A. still has months to go

  • Pandemic shows risk of obesity, and challenge of weight loss

  • US deaths from heart disease and diabetes climbed amid COVID-19

  • Celebrations (and questions) greet US vaccine donation plan

  • He flew to India to see his parents sick with COVID-19. Now, this Arizona man is unable to get back to his pregnant wife

Guest:

Peter Chin-Hong, M.D., infectious disease specialist and professor of medicine at the UCSF Medical Center; he tweets @PCH_SF

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