The latest on the pandemic with Michael Osterholm

Michael Osterholm, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz
Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota speaks at a press conference on April 22 with Gov. Tim Walz.
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COVID-19 cases are spiking in Europe, leading to more travel bans. College campuses here in the United States are also seeing outbreaks. This comes in the midst of continued mask resistance and a looming influenza season. Vaccines are on the horizon, but when?

Monday at 9 a.m., MPR News host Kerri Miller took your questions about the pandemic and the public health response to it.


  • Michael Osterholm is an epidemiologist and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.

To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.
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