Richard Jackson, MD

professor emeritus in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Guest

Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the School of Public Health at UCLA and host of Designing Healthy Communities, a series currently being shown on public television in Los Angeles; co-editor of Making Healthy Places: Designing and Building for Health, Well-being, and Sustainability; pediatrician and former Director of the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; former California State Health Officer (Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger)

Richard Jackson, MD on KCRW

Facts about the novel coronavirus have been hard to pin down. But scientists at the University of Houston took two things they knew to be true and ran with them.

Whether heated air filters can kill COVID-19 and make indoor environments safe

Facts about the novel coronavirus have been hard to pin down. But scientists at the University of Houston took two things they knew to be true and ran with them.

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XPRIZE is offering $1 million to designers of a protective face mask that people will actually want to wear.

XPRIZE’s $1 million face mask contest, and the link between urban design and immunity

XPRIZE is offering $1 million to designers of a protective face mask that people will actually want to wear.

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Dr. Richard Jackson says you should have a separate room for someone to stay in if they get sick. When you deliver food and meds to them, wear gloves and a mask.

How to take care of someone with COVID-19 at home

Dr. Richard Jackson says you should have a separate room for someone to stay in if they get sick. When you deliver food and meds to them, wear gloves and a mask.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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