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How to fight the pandemic, from someone who has done this before
Sep 15, 2020

How to fight the pandemic, from someone who has done this before

The Federal Open Market Committee meets again this week. It's not expected to change interest rates, so what can we expect? Plus, Dr. Larry Brilliant, an epidemiologist, brings his experience of helping to eradicate smallpox to our current pandemic.

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A completely global vaccine program will stop the COVID-19 pandemic, epidemiologist says

Epidemiologist and CEO of Pandefense Advisory Larry Brilliant, who helped eradicate smallpox and polio, believes any vaccine program aimed at stopping COVID-19 must be distributed in every corner of the world.
"Unless we conquer it everywhere, we're not conquering it anywhere," Dr. Larry Brilliant says of COVID-19.
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Lady Magnolia Piero Umiliani

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer