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COVID-19 and Public Health Policy

Dr. William Schaffner, preventative medicine and infectious disease professor at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, talked about the development… read more

Dr. William Schaffner, preventative medicine and infectious disease professor at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, talked about the development of vaccines and therapeutics to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. He also discussed emerging plans from some governors to open their states' economies, and he answered viewer questions on the disease.

Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), now a co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Health Project, talked about public health policy and the pandemic.

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) spoke by telephone from his home in Knoxville about the federal response to the pandemic and the importance of developing more tests close

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Apr 22, 2020 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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