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HealthConnections: COVID-19 Variants in Tennessee

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The Delta variant of the COVID virus currently makes up about 83% of all cases of COVID in the United States and case counts continue to rise. Dr. Carole Myers, Professor in the University of Tennessee College of Nursing speaks with Dr. Mark Rasnake, board-certified infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist with University of Tennessee Medical Center, to help us understand what is going on with the Delta variant and the implications of the current situation.  

Chrissy is WUOT's News Director, as well as host of monthly talk show Dialogue. Her first job with the station was as a weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. From 2004 to 2015, she served as the station's local host for Morning Edition. In 2019, she returned to the station as the local host for All Things Considered.