The Delta Variant And The Latest Coronavirus Surge : Short Wave COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the last month due to the Delta variant. NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey talks with Emily Kwong about where the virus is resurging, how some public health officials are reacting and what they are recommending. Also, with a spate of outbreaks at summer camp, officials are weighing in on what parents can do before they send children to camp.

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The Delta Variant And The Latest Coronavirus Surge

The Delta Variant And The Latest Coronavirus Surge

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Covid-19 infections in New York City are climbing for the first time in months as the delta variant gains traction and vaccination rates in some boroughs remain stubbornly low. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Covid-19 infections in New York City are climbing for the first time in months as the delta variant gains traction and vaccination rates in some boroughs remain stubbornly low.

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COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the last month due to the Delta variant. NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey talks with Emily Kwong about where the virus is resurging, how some public health officials are reacting and what they are recommending. Also, with a spate of outbreaks at summer camp, officials are weighing in on what parents can do before they send children to camp.

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This episode edited by Jane Greenhalgh and Gisele Grayson, produced by Rebecca Ramirez and fact-checked by Indi Khera.