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A woman sits in a hospital room wearing a face mask, face shield and gown.
A health care provider, wearing several types of personal protective equipment that is being tracked by the State of Alaska, provides care in 2020, for a woman hospitalized in an isolation room in the critical care unit of Bartlett Hospital, in Juneau. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/KTOO)


A year and a half after COVID-19 shut down America, it seems to be as strong as ever. The numbers continue to rise and our hospitals are overflowing once again. What do we need to know about the Delta variant and breakthrough infections? Does vaccine effectiveness fade? What’s the story on booster shots and unverified treatments? 

Listen here:

HOST: Dr. Justin Clark

GUESTS:

  • Dr. Ben Westley

LINKS:

Review: Ivermectin for preventing and treating COVID-19

Ivermectin for COVID: How Do We Know What to Believe?

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