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Special Edition: Dr. Vivian Ho, AMA President Dr. Susan Bailey, and Dr. Dietrich von Biedenfeld (August 7, 2020)

Conversations about the latest news surrounding COVID-19, how the AMA is supporting physicians, 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. Susan Bailey, president of the American Medical Association. They discuss the mission of the AMA, the challenges facing physicians during the pandemic, what we’ve learned about the immune system’s response to the virus, and the current status of vaccine development.

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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