Tracking COVID-19 with Vaughn Cooper & Vin Gupta (Full Stream 10/19)

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    U.S health officials are warning Americans to brace for a harsh second wave of COVID-19 this winter. Washington Post Live will talk with Vaughn Cooper, PhD, an evolutionary microbiologist at the University of Pittsburgh, who is leading the way in utilizing cutting-edge technology to track the coronavirus’s genetic code to control the spread. Vin Gupta, MD, a pulmonologist and global health policy expert, will also join the program to examine the outlook on the vaccine race and what lies ahead in 2021. Join Washington Post Live on Monday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. ET for conversations moderated by national political reporter Robert Costa. Washington Post Live is the newsroom’s live journalism platform, featuring interviews with top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices on the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

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    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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