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Mythbusting COVID-19

U.S. Army National Guard.Sgt. Elise Moore

Our guest this morning is Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein is Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training and Professor of the Practice at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He previously served as the Health Commissioner of Baltimore City and the Health Secretary of the State of Maryland.

We ask Dr. Sharfstein to dispel myths about the spread of COVID-19, and explain his ideas about how the U.S. insurance system should adapt to cover coronavirus patients. Listen to the podcast he hosts - Public Health On Call - here.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.