Infectious disease specialists weigh in on latest COVID-19 science

A person in a car gets tested.
Mitch Trembreull gets tested for the coronavirus in a drive-thru setting at the People's Center Clinics & Services in Minneapolis on April 27, 2020.
Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP

As much of the country continues to reopen in some form, COVID-19 deaths and infections continue to rise

Meanwhile, medical professionals and scientists grind on in their efforts to provide care, find the best treatment, and deal with the need for testing, contact tracing and the search for a vaccine.

MPR News host Kerri Miller continued her weekly look at the latest science and news about the novel coronavirus with two infectious disease doctors on Tuesday.


  • Dr. Susy Hota is the medical director of infection prevention and control at University Health Network.

  • Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse is a pediatric infectious diseases physician with Mayo Clinic.

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