WVU in the News: Recent coronavirus spikes and listen to shape-note singing this West Virginia Morning

When it comes to the coronavirus in West Virginia, all eyes in recent days have turned to Morgantown and Monongalia County. The area is seeing a sharp increase in the number of new cases driven mostly by the younger population. Given the rise in cases, Gov. Jim Justice said he is considering closing bars and indoor dining in the county. Reporter Dave Mistich spoke with Dr. Diane Gross, the regional epidemiologist at the Monongalia County Health Department [and adjunct professor of epidemiology and public health practice in the WVU School of Public Health] about this new spike in cases, how the community has been reacting and what we can do to help public health officials get a handle on the virus.

Listen to the interview.