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The delta variant is spreading wildly in the U.S., but where this more transmissible version of the coronavirus is emerging in Georgia and how rapidly it is spreading here remains unclear due to a lag in genomic surveillance and gaps in sampling.
Think of epidemiologists as doctors for the world, says Dr. James Buehler, a former epidemiology professor at Emory who worked at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for two decades. “Physicians monitor an individual’s health and recommend ways to stay fit. Epidemiologists monitor the health of populations.”
The mask order drama continues, hospitals get anxious, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium announces early plans for fans. Here's what you need to know this week.
The city of Atlanta announces a mask order, the mayor announces a COVID-19 diagnosis, and schools plan for re-opening. Here's what you need to know this week.
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Georgia, Governor Kemp urges people to wear masks, while Emory experts call for a mask mandate. Here's what you need to know this week.
Cases are still climbing in Georgia, APS has announced in-person graduation dates, and Morehouse has canceled fall sports. Here's what you need to know this week.
On Friday, Delta announced it would halt service to several smaller airports. Here’s your Saturday morning update.
On Wednesday, Fulton County commissioners rejected a plan that would to build new isolation units for inmates who test positive for COVID-19. Here’s your Thursday morning update.