The Heat: COVID-19 and Latin America

The Heat

Latin America is now the region most affected by COVID-19.

Meanwhile, in a stunning public rebuke, President Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected the professional scientific conclusions of his own government about the prospects for a widely available coronavirus vaccine and the effectiveness of masks in curbing the spread of the virus. This new political storm is brewing as the death toll in the United States climbs to nearly 200-thousand.

To discuss:

  • Dr. Gary Morsch is a family and emergency physician and the founder of COVID Care Force
  • Dr. Paul Offit is a professor of pediatrics and vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Joseph Williams is the Senior News Editor at U.S. News & World Report
  • Dr. Marcos Espinal is the director of Communicable Diseases at the Pan American Health Organization

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