WUGA Health Desk

Friday afternoon at 5:44 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 5:35 p.m.
  • Hosted by Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller

The WUGA Health Desk presents a weekly program, Georgia Health Report, focused on health news and issues facing Georgians. The program features news and commentary from Andy Miller of Georgia Health News and is hosted by UGA College of Public Health health writer Lauren Baggett. 

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Pregnant During a Pandemic?

Aug 20, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss what it’s like to be pregnant during a pandemic.

Contact Tracers in Georgia Face Challenges

Aug 13, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the challenges Georgia’s contact tracers are facing as they work to help contain the spread of COVID-19 amid statewide case surges.

Bars Reopening and the Spread of COVID

Aug 7, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the impact that bars reopening may have had on the spread of COVID-19 in Georgia over the past few months.

When Will We have a Vaccine?

Aug 3, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the Moderna vaccine trial, which kicked off in Savannah this week. This largest ever vaccine trial includes 30,000 U.S. patients and is one of over 20 trials going on worldwide. So, when can we expect a vaccine to be widely available?

Georgia's Latinos Face Pandemic Challenges

Jul 24, 2020

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss the challenges Georgia’s Latino communities are facing trying to stay healthy and safe amid the pandemic.

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