Get the Story on the Coronavirus Crisis

Time & Location

1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

With the coronavirus spreading across the globe, there are many unknowns about the virus and the disease it causes. Part of the Health Matters webinar series, this webinar brought together medical experts and journalists to provide the latest updates on the virus, including:

  • Insights into what is being done around testing and the current US surveillance system
  • Suggestions to accurately frame not just what experts know, but how they know it
  • Challenges of reporting on uncertainty during infectious disease outbreaks and vetting information
  • The need to combat fear and questionable data by reporting what is actually known and not known

For the most up to date information please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This webinar is a project of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism and NIHCM Foundation.


Emily Baumgaertner

Los Angeles Times

Dr. Seema Yasmin

Stanford University

Dr. Michael Mina

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


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