Dealing with a Pandemic: Head of Jackson Laboratory Answers Questions about the Spread of COVID-19
This is the second segment of a two-hour Maine Calling show, as part of our ongoing coverage of the pressing issues facing Maine during the COVID-19 crisis. For the first segment, click here.
Dr. Edison Liu, president & CEO, The Jackson Laboratory; physician who previously led the scientific response for the country of Singapore for the SARS crisis in 2003. Liu has also had leading positions at the Human Genome Organization and the National Cancer Institute.
Liu joins Maine Calling to talk about his experience leading the response to the SARS epidemic in Singapore, what is needed in the national COVID-19 strategy, how Jackson Lab scientists are helping to combat the pandemic and more. He will answer listener questions about the spread of the virus and safe behavior.
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- Online Event: "From SARS to COVID-19: My Life With Pandemic Response," 7-8 p.m. March 31
- Social distancing in times of COVID-19, Part 1: What is it and why is it needed?
- Social distancing in times of COVID-19, Part 2: What is the science behind the recommendations?
- Social distancing in times of COVID-19, Part 3: Why testing for COVID-19 is so important
- Social distancing in times of COVID-19, Part 4: The surge, when is it coming and how do we prepare?
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