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Aug. 16, 2022: Tracking COVID-19, the flu, & monkeypox; Recognizing Filipino WWII veterans

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Vials of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic Friday evening, December 3, 2021, in the community center of the Villages at Gateway Apartments in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood. The event, organized by Julissa Soto, Conectores de Montbello and Kids in Need of Dentistry, provided gift bags to the first 60 kids vaccinated, as well as a visit with Santa Claus.

Dr. Michelle Barron, an infectious diseases expert at UCHealth, answers questions about COVID-19, the flu, monkeypox, and polio as students return to school. Then, how climate change is impacting road plans. Also, how one landscaper is adapting to a warming planet. Plus, "A Long March" recognizes Filipinos who served in World War II. Later, Aurora's new poet laureate.