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Episode 229: How do we emerge from COVID-19 lockdown?

Scientific tracking and monitoring of new infections is critical to making economic decisions.

AZSCI 229 Lockdown A closed sign during the COVID-19 lockdown at the University of Arizona student union.
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How do we emerge from COVID-19 lockdown?

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Episode 229: University of Arizona virologist Felicia Goodrum

Federal and state governments are wrestling with the idea of restarting businesses and restoring economies after weeks of precautions due to the coronavirus outbreak. University of Arizona virologist Felicia Goodrum is tracking the data from research on COVID-19, and she says monitoring the rate of new infections and the amount of immunity in the population is crucial to any decision-making.

Felicia Goodrum spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

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