Experts share latest knowledge about COVID-19 science and policy

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Nurse Amanda Hitchings uses a swab to take a sample for COVID-19 testing at the curbside collection facility Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at St. Cloud Hospital.
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On Mondays at 9 a.m., Kerri Miller explores the latest knowledge on the science of the coronavirus outbreak and how it’s driving policy decisions.

An infectious disease doctor and a surgeon who also specializes in health policy research shared what they know and answered your questions.


  • Dr. William Schaffner is a professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University.

  • Dr. Thomas Tsai is a surgeon and health policy researcher at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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