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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Jul 1, 2022

Why was smallpox eradicated but COVID-19 can’t be? What do we know about the risks of long COVID and omicron? Is it ok to use expired rapid tests? Is it more likely to get severe COVID from someone who is unvaccinated? Should people who continue to test positive after taking paxlovid be treated again?

Dr. Crystal Watson of the Center for Health Security returns to the podcast to talk with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about your COVID-19 questions - plus a bonus question on where we are with the response to monkeypox.