Dr. Brad Spellberg

Chief Medical Officer at the LA County + USC Medical Center

Guest

Chief Medical Officer at the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center and author of Rising Plague: The Global Threat from Deadly Bacteria and Our Dwindling Arsenal to Fight Them; former Associate Professor of Medicine at UCLA and at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute

Dr. Brad Spellberg on KCRW

Health care workers in California have until the end of September to get fully vaccinated.

Vaccine mandate for health care workers will save lives, according to those on the front lines

Health care workers in California have until the end of September to get fully vaccinated.

from Greater LA

“It's like running at max speed on a treadmill for four weeks and you can't get off. The hope is that we don't see a post-December additional surge.

So Cal’s hospital system will hit ‘crisis care’ if extra post-December surge happens, says LA doctor

“It's like running at max speed on a treadmill for four weeks and you can't get off. The hope is that we don't see a post-December additional surge.

from Greater LA

Dr. Brad Spellberg says he hopes the new stay-at-home order will make a dent in the current COVID surge, and the availability of ICU beds is critical.

Frustrated hospital staff, ICU beds running low, and possibly rough January: LA doctor on COVID

Dr. Brad Spellberg says he hopes the new stay-at-home order will make a dent in the current COVID surge, and the availability of ICU beds is critical.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Greater LA

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The LA City Council has passed a motion that aims to curb street racing.

from Greater LA