National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

Coronavirus Public Health Impact: "Flatten the Curve" Strategies in China and the U.S.

Coronavirus Public Health Impact: "Flatten the Curve" Strategies in China and the U.S.

This episode is part of the National Committee's Coronavirus Impact Series: http://www.ncuscr.org/coronavirus As the United States’ confirmed coronavirus cases increase rapidly and China’s continue to decrease, Dr. Elanah Uretsky delivers an overarching analysis of how both countries’ public health responses already have⁠—and will continue⁠—to mitigate the pandemic’s spread. Please note that the following interview reflects information available at the time it was recorded (3/11/20), and that public health circumstances in China and the United States continue to change rapidly. Dr. Elanah Uretsky is a medical anthropologist who is also broadly trained in global health. She is an assistant professor in international and global studies and anthropology at Brandeis University. A National Committee on U.S.-China Relations Public Intellectuals Program fellow, Dr. Uretsky is also a National Committee member.

Duration: 17 min

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