A Mass. Public Health Expert On The State's Rising COVID Cases04:55


The numbers are not good. State public health officials on Wednesday reported 457 new cases of the coronavirus — the highest number in two months.

And the number of fully vaccinated people who have become infected is up to 25% from the start of the month.

Cape Cod is seeing upticks as people flock to the beach.

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So should we be worried about another surge?

Dr. Carole Allen, president of the Massachusetts Medical Society and a former member of the state's health policy commission, joined WBUR's Morning Edition to discuss.

This segment aired on July 22, 2021.

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