Houston Matters

Special Edition: Dr. Vivian Ho, Dr. Peter Hotez, and Dr. Dietrich von Biedenfeld (July 24, 2020)

Conversations about the latest news surrounding COVID-19, vaccine trials, and the current state of the economy.

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 segment, host Ernie Manouse is joined by Dr. Vivian Ho with Rice University's James A. Baker III Institute to talk about the latest news surrounding COVID-19. She co-writes a blog detailing the latest updates on the pandemic.

Then, Ernie is joined by Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine – Baylor College of Medicine and Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics – Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hotez addresses the current surge in cases, vaccine development and safety, and more.

Then, Dr. Dietrich von Biedenfeld, a business professor at UH Downtown, joins Ernie for a conversation about the current state of the economy.

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