The Coronavirus Pandemic
Surging Cases, A Growing Crisis


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Facebook Live Q&A with William Hanage, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

After months of social distancing, job losses and other impacts, a surge of new U.S. coronavirus cases has prompted serious questions about how America is coping with the pandemic. Have some states reopened too soon? Have mixed messages from national, state and local leaders muddled our understanding of risk? And how prepared are Americans to continue to adhere to public health recommendations? Layered on this is the continued challenge to understand the virus itself and the race to create a vaccine and treatments to combat it. Harvard Chan epidemiologist William Hanage and The World’s Elana Gordon discussed concerns about the surge as society tries to reopen during a Facebook Live Q&A.

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Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH

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