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Articles About covid interviews
This week, the News spoke with Dr. Allen Hunt, who was one of the earliest to sound the alarm about an impending pandemic. He addresses how the shutdown limited deaths from COVID-19, projections for a second wave, a potential vaccine and the problem with waiting for “herd immunity.”
Two weeks ago, Yellow Springs News editor Megan Bachman spoke with local physician Dr. Stuart “Skip” Leeds by phone to get his take on COVID-19 in the state of Ohio and Yellow Springs. He addresses masks, Ohio’s reopening plan, early pandemic projections, the possibility of a second wave and local responses to the threat.
Local restaurateur Dan Young, of Young’s Jersey Dairy, who was tapped to help draft the new health and safety guidelines for restaurants, spoke with the News last week.
Earlier this week, the Yellow Springs News spoke with Dr. Don Brannen, an epidemiologist at Greene County Public Health. Brannen spoke about COVID-19 spread in the county, the role of the health department in contact tracing to contain the disease and differences between Greene County and Ohio as a whole.