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Evusheld explained further, in weekly COVID Q&A

We learned a new term in our most recent chat with Jackson County Public Health: Evusheld.

It's a drug--actually two in combination--given as a preventative measure to people who are medically unable to get a COVID vaccine. Its emergency use authorization by the FDA is just one more wrinkle in the effort to keep people safe from SARS-CoV-2.

The virus is still a story, and Jackson County Medical Director Dr. Leona O'Keefe continues to join us for regular COVID Q&A sessions.

Ask your question at 800-838-3760 or JX@jeffnet.org.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily news program focused on issues, people and events across Southern Oregon and Northern California. Angela Decker is the program's senior producer, Charlie Zimmermann is the assistant producer, and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.