Episode 1: Avoiding Overload
About this Episode:
In November 2019, a new variation of a familiar virus spilled over from an animal to a person in Hubei Province, China. No one had immunity to the severe respiratory syndrome the virus caused — an illness now called COVID-19. In this first episode, we explore what’s happening to people and populations as COVID-19 goes global and what important steps we can take right now to manage this crisis.
Kumi Smith | Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Michael Osterholm | Regents Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
Dr. Leslie Schwietz | Emergency Room Physician, Seattle, WA
John Finnegan | Dean and Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Michael Joyce | Producer and Host of the ‘Health in All Matters’ Podcast