Houston Matters

Special Edition: Dr. Umair Shah; Dr. Susan McLellan (March 16, 2020)

Harris County’s top public health official, and an infectious-disease expert from UTMB Health, answer your questions about COVID-19.

Our new special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about coronavirus as a public service to our listeners.

On today’s edition: Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health, gives an update on the Houston area’s readyness for a surge in COVID-19 cases. And Dr. Susan McLellan, the Medical Director of the Biocontainment Treatment Unit and the Director of Biosafety for Research-related Infectious Pathogens at UTMB Health in Galveston, talks with host Ernie Manouse and answers questions from listeners.

Houston area coronavirus hotlines:

Houston – 832.393.4220

Harris County – 832.927.7575


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