“No One Should Be Shocked”
The US COVID-19 Response Failure and More

Summary

Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is pleased to present
“No One Should Be Shocked”: The US COVID-19 Response Failure and More
With Ed Yong, Science Writer, The Atlantic
Moderated by Meg Tirrell, Senior Health and Science Reporter, CNBC

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


COVID-19 has now killed more than 1 million people around the world – and one in five deaths have occurred in the United States. Despite all of its advantages, the country has been shockingly ravaged by the pandemic, leaving Americans frightened, angry, and confused. In this live Q&A, Ed Yong, award-winning science writer at The Atlantic, examined the COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of journalism, considering the ways in which both story and storyteller have driven public understandings of the unprecedented crisis and beyond. 

Co-sponsored by the Office of Education, Health Communication Concentration, and Department of Global Health and Population

Hosted by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Moderated by Meg Tirrell, Senior Health and Science Reporter, CNBC