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WE ARE NORTH TEXAS Podcast - HSC’s ‘Dr. Microbe’ provides the latest update on DFW’s fight against COVID-19

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Dr. Diana Cervantes Gives an Update on COVID-19


Brought to you by the University of North Texas System, WE ARE NORTH TEXAS focuses on innovation, compassion, ideas and accomplishments in our home region of Dallas-Fort Worth. Hosted by UNT System Chief Communications Officer Paul Corliss.

UNT Health Science Center’s Director of Epidemiology, Dr. Diana Cervantes – a.k.a. Dr. Microbe – has become a media sensation for all the right reasons. She's providing accurate, science-based information on coronavirus to the general public through dozens of local and national media appearances, conducted in both English and Spanish. Following up on her May appearance on the podcast, Dr. Microbe joined Paul Corliss to update North Texas on where we are in our fight against COVID-19 and discussed what led to DFW’s recent spike in cases. She also shared what activities are high risk vs. low risk and how to best protect yourself from infection.