America Dissected

WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

America Dissected - June 30, 2020 - 27:35

Abdul discusses the surging cases of COVID19 in several states and nationwide, as well as the startling increase in transmission globally. He chats with Prof. Kelley Lee, a global health governance expert, about the WHO and the future of the global fight against COVID19.

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The pandemic reminds us that when it comes to health, there’s so much more out there to understand—like how new genetic discoveries could change our relationship with our genes or how climate change could accelerate the next pandemic. In season 3, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, physician and former city health commissioner, talks to doctors, scientists, culture makers, and policy leaders to dissect how science, policy, and culture shape health. New episodes of America Dissected every Tuesday.