The Heat: Fight to contain coronavirus

The Heat

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has now passed 900, the vast majority of those deaths in China. And, there are currently over 40,000 confirmed infections worldwide. Again, the bulk of those inside China.  Meanwhile, President Xi Jinping got a close up look at how China is fighting the disease when he visited a hospital and residential community in Beijing on Monday. We begin with this report from CGTN’s Su XiaoXiao.

To discuss all of this:

  • Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator.
  • Thomas Tighe is the CEO of Direct Relief.
  • Terry Lyles is a psychologist and stress coach. 
  • Dr. Eric Ding is an Epidemiologist at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.

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