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Heat, COVID, and Monkeypox are all health threats that are looming this summer. Monkeypox comes from a virus and is rarely fatal, but the World Health Organization just declared it a global health concern. Meanwhile, COVID infections persist even through public health agencies are not tracking it as comprehensively as before. And as the climate changes, illnesses related to heat are becoming more of a concern for farm workers and vulnerable populations. Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce speaks with health experts Dean Seneca (Seneca), CEO of Seneca Scientific Solutions+, and Steven Bradfute, Assistant Professor in the UNM Center for Global Health and Department of Internal Medicine.
Break 1 music: Strongheart (song) Sissy Goodhouse (artist) The Third Circle (album)
Break 2 music: Someone Drew a Line (song) Vincent Craig (artist) Vol. 1 (album)