Amanpour: Peter Piot, William Cohen, Carol Moseley Braun and Dr. Vivek Murthy


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Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest news in the coronavirus pandemic. He says the UK should not be extending the gap between doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Turning to U.S. politics - Former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen explains why he and 9 other former defense secretaries are calling on Trump to not use the military in his efforts to overturn the election. Carol Moseley Braun, former Democratic Senator, also weighs in on President Trump's attempts and brands his supporters in Congress 'a cult’. Then our Walter Isaacson speaks to Dr. Vivek Murthy, Biden’s nominee for Surgeon General and the co-chair of his COVID-19 Advisory Board, about how the U.S. is falling very short of it’s vaccination rollout plan. He also explains the mental health crisis being caused by coronavirus and how he plans do deal with it once in office.

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