Ohio Epidemiologist On What's Behind Recent Rise In COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered a mask mandate starting Wednesday in seven counties hard-hit by the coronavirus. Ohio is one of several states seeing an uptick in hospitalizations for COVID-19 and a rise in positive test results.

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Dr. Tara Smith, an infectious disease epidemiologist at Kent State University in Ohio.

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