Will the lack of masks during the weekend’s protests lead to a spike in the number of COVID-19 infections?

Ji Suk Yi

People get down on their knee during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests were held throughout the country over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

AMITA Health Medical Group Dr. Jonathan Maks speaks with Ji about the first phase of human trials of antibody treatment for COVID-19, whether or not we will see a spike in COVID-19 cases due to the weekend’s protests, and the importance of using hand sanitizer and masks for those who take part in the protests around the city.

Ji Suk Yi
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Born in South Korea, Ji Suk Yi immigrated to the U.S. when she was almost five years old. She had an eclectic childhood— a fusion of Southern and Korean American culture. She’s called Chicago home since 2006. (Click for more.)
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