Coronavirus Facts Only: Safe Summer Activities

KMOX: On-Demand
Friday, June 5th
Dr. Hillary Babcock, infectious diseases specialist with BJC Healthcare and Washington University School ofCoronavirus: Facts Only podcast -- #60 for June 5th. Safe Summer Activities. Dr. Hillary Babcock, infectious diseases specialist with BJC Healthcare and Washington University School of Medicine.  And Dr. Fred Buckhold, a SLU Care general internist at SSM Health Saint Louis University.  Dr. Babcock first addresses protesters -- saying they need to be sure to wear a mask, and practice social distancing while protesting.  She also says describes the many initial symptoms of COVID-19 that protesters need to be aware of in coming days.  Dr. Babcock also says summer activities like going to the Zoo or the Aquarium should be fine -- as long as you wear a mask and practice social distancing while washing your hands  a lot.  She says outdoor activities are best -- try to avoid crowds -- and obey the rules set by each place you go to visit.  Dr. Buckhold also addresses safety for protesters and his thoughts on summer activities.  He's still leery about going anywhere that will have a crowd involved.  And he talks about super spreaders -- a new study finds 80-percent of all COVID infections come from 20-percent of those infected.Medicine.  And Dr. Fred Buckhold, a SLU Care general internist at SSM Health Saint Louis University.  Dr. Babcock first addresses protesters -- saying they need to be sure to wear a mask, and practice social distancing while protesting.  She also says describes the many initial symptoms of COVID-19 that protesters need to be aware of in coming days.  Dr. Babcock also says summer activities like going to the Zoo or the Aquarium should be fine -- as long as you wear a mask and practice social distancing while washing your hands  a lot.  She says outdoor activities are best -- try to avoid crowds -- and obey the rules set by each place you go to visit.  Dr. Buckhold also addresses safety for protesters and his thoughts on summer activities.  He's still leery about going anywhere that will have a crowd involved.  And he talks about super spreaders -- a new study finds 80-percent of all COVID infections come from 20-percent of those infected.
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