Houston Matters

Special Edition: Dr. Cedric Dark and Dr. Susan McLellan (July 1, 2020)

An emergency room doctor and infectious diseases expert discuss the current COVID-19 situation in the Houston area and answer listener questions.


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Our special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about important issues affecting the community.

In the first half, host Ernie Manouse is joined by Dr. Cedric Dark to talk about the frontlines of the ER, rise of local cases and how to stay safe. Dr. Dark is:

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • ER doctor, Ben Taub Hospital – Harris Health System

Dr. Susan McLellan joins the second half to continue the conversation about COVID-19 and answer listeners' questions. Dr. McLellan is on the faculty of University of Texas Medical Branch:

  • Professor, Infectious Diseases Division
  • Medical Director, Biocontainment Treatment Unit
  • Director of Biosafety for Research-related Infectious Pathogens

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