The BMJ interview: Fixing America’s covid response in the Biden era


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US president elect Joe Biden wasted no time in appointing a special advisory board of experts to guide America out of its coronavirus crisis. One of those experts is Celine Gounder, an infectious diseases epidemiologist who has worked on Ebola, tuberculosis, and HIV in Africa and South America. She’s a clinical assistant professor of medicine and infectious diseases at New York University’s School of Medicine, as well as an active writer and podcast host, including of Epidemic In this podcast she talks to Joanne Silberner about the ways in which the taskforce is helping prepare for action immediately after the inauguration, what the big challenges they need to tackle are, and how they plan to rebuild trust in the U.S. covid response.

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