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Idaho Matters Doctors Roundtable: August 16, 2023

An hour glass surrounded by the COVID virus.
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COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations are on the rise in the United States, Europe and Asia.

Health officials are pointing to the EG.5 Coronavirus, a subvariant of the Omicron lineage that originally emerged in November 2021. So what is this variant? What are the symptoms and what do we need to know about it?

Dr. David Pate, former CEO of St. Luke's Health System, joined Idaho Matters to help answer these questions.

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Hi! I’m Gemma Gaudette, the host of the award-winning show, Idaho Matters. During the day you’ll find me researching and writing about all the fascinating topics we tackle on our show. And of course, at noon, each weekday you’ll find me live behind the microphone as Idaho Matters airs.