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Institute director discusses rising COVID-19 cases

William J. Powderly

In a recent article by the Associated Press, the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health, William G. Powderly, MD, says it is not surprising that COVID-19 cases are rising after a holiday weekend.  The number of positive COVID-19 cases has reportedly doubled across the U.S. during the last three weeks.

Powderly is also the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine and co-director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University in St. Louis.

The Associated Press story ran in 300 media outlets across the U.S. and internationally. Read the article.

In a similar story in Huff Post, Dr. Powderly talks about the symptoms doctors are seeing in COVID-19 patients right now due to variant strains. Read the article.