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A Dangerous Mix: Summer Heat Waves And Coronavirus

A heat wave has been scorching much of the South and Southwest this week, the same parts of the country where new coronavirus infections are surging.

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley talks to Catherine Troisi, an infectious disease epidemiologist at UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston, about how the heat and the pandemic can be a dangerous combination.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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