The Heat: COVID-19 skyrockets in U.S. and Europe

The Heat

The numbers are painting a gloomy picture in the Western Hemisphere. In Europe, governments are resorting to lock-downs and curfews to try to stop the transmission rate of COVID-19. In the United States, more than 1, 100 deaths were reported this past Wednesday, the highest number in more than a month. And in 31 states the number of infections is rising.

Joining the discussion:

  • Rishi Desai is the chief medical officer for health at
  • Kate Tulenko is founder and CEO of Corvus Health.
  • Joseph Williams is senior news editor for U.S. News & World Report.
  • Catherine Hill is an epidemiologist based in Paris.
  • Chris Smith is a clinical lecturer in virology at the University of Cambridge.

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