DOC AMA A Pill In Development To Treat COVID-19, How To Find The Right Antibody Test 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:

  • A pill to treat COVID-19? The U.S. is betting on it

  • Wondering if the vaccine worked? Get the right test, at the right time

  • US coronavirus infections this fall could reach 20 percent of last winter's peak

  • Salon workers are holding on to their masks, and not just because of COVID-19

  • Tokyo Olympics will allow some domestic fans to attend events despite COVID-19 fears

  • The places still targeting “zero COVID-19”

  • Virus surge claims brightest minds at Indian universities

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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