Dr. George Rutherford

University of California San Francisco

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Professor of epidemiology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. George Rutherford on KCRW

Gov. Newsom announced a partnership with a Massachusetts-based diagnostics company to more than double the state’s testing capacity.

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Gov. Newsom announced a partnership with a Massachusetts-based diagnostics company to more than double the state’s testing capacity.

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Public health officials worry that the spread of coronavirus could get worse because of recent protests.

Epidemiologist on what protests mean for possible spike in COVID-19 infections

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Even though California imposed strict social distancing rules nearly two months ago, the   state continues to add new cases — and deaths — at a stubbornly persistent rate.

Coronavirus cases in California plateau, with no end in sight

Even though California imposed strict social distancing rules nearly two months ago, the state continues to add new cases — and deaths — at a stubbornly persistent rate.

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