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Coronavirus Updates with St. Luke's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre
Weekdays during All Things Considered

Dr. Jeffrey Jahre, Senior Vice President of Medical and Academic Affairs and Section Chief Emeritus of Infectious Diseases at St. Luke's University Health Network, discusses the latest developments in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. From vaccine rollouts to mask guidance, symptoms, variants, health tips and everything in-between, Dr. Jahre and WDIY bring you the critical information you need to know to keep yourselves - and others - safe from the coronavirus in the Lehigh Valley and beyond.

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  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back with another coronavirus update to talk about the new Novavax vaccine, and to provide a COVID-19 outlook for the upcoming fall and winter.
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back with another coronavirus update to clarify St. Luke's recent statement on the new bivalent boosters, provide more information on who should consider getting boosted, and share some advice on how to protect yourselves and others.
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back with another coronavirus update, this time focused on the new bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine which is becoming available throughout the Lehigh Valley.
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back with another coronavirus update discussing the still ever-present dangers of the Omicron B.A.2 subvariant and other COVID mutations, recent CDC vaccine approvals for children, monkeypox, and more.
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back for another coronavirus update as he reviews the dangers of COVID-19, discusses the uptick in cases caused by the B.A.2 variant of Omicron, the differences in symptoms and effects of Delta versus B.A. 2, the masking controversy, and how taking personal responsibility of risk is the best strategy.
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back with the 25th coronavirus update discussing COVID-19 case rates falling rapidly around the nation and the Lehigh Valley, how to react to changing restrictions and guidance, plus St. Luke's being named one of the "World's Best Hospitals" for the fourth year in a row.
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back with another coronavirus update discussing case rates at the height of the Omicron variant surge, vaccine false narratives, medical professional fatigue, monoclonal antibody and COVID-19 oral treatments, plus a teenage behavioral mental health unit at Easton Hospital, St. Luke's historic nursing school and more.
  • St. Luke's University Health Network's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre is back with another important update on the recent Thanksgiving Delta surge of COVID-19, Omicron's spread in the Lehigh Valley as it aggressively overtakes Delta, masking benefits, an update on MIS-C, family holiday visits and travel recommendations, plus how to protect yourself and more.