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Ask The Expert: Local Infectious Disease Expert Answers Your Questions About COVID-19

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This week on ask the expert, Dr. Berggren answers questions about whether schools should continue wind instrument teaching, if the coronavirus can travel through air conditioning systems and whether the use of facial coverings should be enforced.  

Guest: Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious diseases specialist and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at UT Health San Antonio; COVID-19 consultant for Bexar County and member of the City of San Antonio’s Health Transition Team 

Submit your questions by voicemail at (210) 615-8982, email thesource@tpr.org  or tweet @TPRSource.

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Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.