A sign in Washington, D.C. offering free Covid-19 vaccines. The city recently passed the White House's goal of 70% of adults partially or fully vaccinated.

A sign in Washington, D.C. offering free Covid-19 vaccines. The city recently passed the White House's goal of 70% of adults partially or fully vaccinated.

For many Americans, the beginning of summer is a return to normal. Family gatherings are back, in door dining is on, kids are at camp and many workers are returning to the office.

We can thank the Covid-19 vaccine for the plummeting case numbers and hospitalizations. But vaccine intake is uneven across the country, with states in the South and Midwest lagging and disparities along racial and economic lines. And as the contagious Delta variant makes its way into this country, doctors say we could start seeing an uptick of cases once again.

To learn more about the state of Covid-19 and what it would take to finally end the pandemic, Diane spoke with Dr. Carlos del Rio, distinguished professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and professor of global health and epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health.

Guests

  • Dr. Carlos del Rio Distinguished professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, and professor of global health and epidemiology at the Rollins School of Emory University

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