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Rebuilding trust after a pandemic that put science under scrutiny

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As part of its COVID-19 protocols, regardless of vaccination status, masks are required to be worn in any indoor space at Folsom Field on gamedays. There is no general vaccination requirement for Folsom Field, but CU Boulder is strongly encouraging people to be vaccinated when they come to campus. Unvaccinated guests are strongly encouraged to wear a mask, unless they are actively eating or drinking.

The pandemic amplified political polarization. As doctors learned more about COVID-19, protocols changed and people started to question the guidance. Science itself, came under scrutiny. It's an issue that was at the forefront of this year's Aspen Ideas Festival. CPR Audio Innovations producer Emily Williams shares a conversation with Dr. Ashish Jha, a White House COVID-19 response coordinator.