Infectious Disease Expert Answers Common Coronavirus Questions
Alongside Alex Knapp, Forbes Senior Editor, Healthcare and Science, Dr. Steffanie Strathdee, Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, UCSD fields frequently asked questions about how the Coronavirus spreads and what actions can be taken to help slow transmission.
Forbes 'Ask The Expert' is a 10-20 minute talk show streamed on Instagram Live every weekday at 12:00 PM EST. Forbes editors will discuss the latest issues surrounding fears, myths, challenges and opportunities our world is facing from this pandemic and offer knowledgeable solutions and commentary. There will be a variety of guests with varying areas of expertise, and our community will be given the chance to engage via Q+A towards the end of the call. In addition to Youtube, these videos will also be distributed across Forbes' social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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