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UGA Expert on Uptick in COVID-19 Cases

Georgia along with the rest of the nation, is seeing an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Health experts say the Eris variant is the most prevalent now. Spencer Fox is a professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Georgia. He discussed the Eris variant, which is the most prevalent currently in the U.S. as well as the more concerning BA.2.86 variant with WUGA.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!