Episode Summary


The emergence of COVID-19 changed the entire world; we look back to one of the most difficult years for public health in modern history.

Topics Discussed:

  • Summarize the key events leading to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Discuss the missteps and successes on the COVID-19 fight in the U.S.
  • Comment on the future and what 2021 is likely to bring in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo: The C. Glenn Cobbs Professor in Infectious Diseases and Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, UAB | The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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