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Discussion: The coronavirus pandemic and predicting gaps in healthcare capacity

From a significant lag in testing for COVID-19 to a predicted mismatch between patients and available hospital beds, health care systems around the world are under tremendous pressure. As part of The World's weekly series of live discussions in partnership with Harvard's Chan School of Public Health, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute.

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Discussion: How hospitals are confronting the coronavirus crisis

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As COVID-19 cases continue to climb around the world, how are strained hospital systems responding? In a Facebook Live discussion, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a live conversation with Paul Biddinger, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Disaster Medicine, and addressed the major challenges hospitals are facing.

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Discussion: The coronavirus outbreak — tracking COVID-19

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The coronavirus, which emerged in China late last year, has crippled global markets and is spreading around the world with the US now confirming a second death and a global death toll above 3,000. On Monday, March 2, 2020, we streamed a live discussion on the coronavirus outbreak moderated by The World's Elana Gordon at The Forum at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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What we know and don’t know about COVID-19

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The new coronavirus outbreak centering in China, has led to the spread of a deluge of information, both reliable and unreliable. The WHO calls it an "infodemic." What do we know and don't know about COVID-19? The World’s Elana Gordon hosted a Facebook Live on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 with Dr. Michael Mina of Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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