The Coronavirus Pandemic
Addressing Weaknesses in the Medical Supply Chain

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Q&A with Dr. Michael Mina, Assistant 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, March 31, 2020

Despite efforts to ramp up testing for COVID-19, gaps persist in assessing the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, impacted by a stressed global medical supply chain. With the possibility of future waves of the virus, what do researchers and health care professionals need most to continue fighting spread of the COVID-19? In this Q&A, epidemiologist Michael Mina updated our viewers on the scope of the pandemic and our understanding of the virus; described the intersection between research and supply chains; and explored hopes for treatments and vaccines. The World’s Elana Gordon moderated.

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Presented jointly with The World from PRX & WGBH

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