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Special Edition: Dr. William Haseltine; Dietrich von Biedenfeld (April 1, 2020)

An expert on global pandemics and a professor of business address the effects of COVID-19 on worldwide health systems and economics.


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

In this edition, host Ernie Manouse is joined by Dr. William Haseltine, a scientist, biotech entrepreneur, chair and president of ACCESS Health International (a global think tank), chair of US/China Health Summit, and a former professor at Harvard Medical School. In the second half, Dietrich von Biedenfeld, an assistant professor of business at UH Downtown, joins the show to answer listeners’ questions about the financial impact of COVID-19 and how to access federal assistance benefits.

Houston area coronavirus hotlines:

Houston – 832.393.4220

Harris County – 832.927.7575

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Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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