Amanpour: Dr. Atul Gawande, Nick Clegg, Jon Meacham and David Beasley


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Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital and staff writer at the New Yorker, joins Christiane Amanpour to outline the importance of protective equipment for our frontline health care workers and how we at home can employ simple strategies to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Nick Clegg, VP for global affairs and communications at Facebook and former British Deputy PM, answers questions about what Facebook are doing to stop the spread of misinformation about Covid-19 and how the social media giant have learnt from their past mistakes. Our Walter Isaacson talks to Jon Meacham, the presidential historian and biographer, about what we can learn about previous presidents and their handling of various crisis situations. He assesses how leaders around the world are handling this pandemic. David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Programme and former Governor, talks candidly about recovering from corona virus and how he nearly confused his symptoms with allergies. He talks about how the WFP's work can continue during this outbreak.

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