In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Timothy Brewer, epidemiologist and professor of medicine at UCLA’s school of public health.
Topics today include:
- New L.A. County restrictions on business operating hours & capacity, outdoor gatherings, possibility of stay-at-home order in coming weeks if numbers keep rising
- Pfizer, BioNTech say final analysis shows vaccine is 95 percent effective, no safety concerns
- FDA allows 1st rapid virus test that gives results at home
- NYT: Immunity to coronavirus may last years, new data hint
Timothy Brewer, M.D., epidemiologist and professor of medicine at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health; has served on the advisory boards of the World Health Organization, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention