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Understanding COVID-19: Answers To Your Medical Questions About Coronavirus in Maine


As confirmed cases of COVID-19 increase in Maine, we talk with medical professionals about the spread of the virus here, as well as what some Maine hospitals are doing to prepare for cases. Our panelists will answer your questions about how to deal with the spread of the coronavirus, how testing works, who is at risk and more.


Dr. James Jarvis, physician, leads the response at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Dr. John Alexander, chief medical officer, Central Maine Health Care


Cindy helps produce Maine Public's live call-in show Maine Calling, and sometimes hosts the show—as well as the All Books Considered Book Club. Her first foray into journalism after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism was to intern with CNN in China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre. She then worked in print journalism over the decades, as a factchecker, writer and editor, with publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times Magazine to the magazine of the National Zoo to a food trends magazine.