COVID-19 infections approach 900,000

April 01, 2020 01:05 PM
COVID-19 infections approach 900,000
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A Johns Hopkins University tally of confirmed cases puts the global number of confirmed cases at just under 900,000, with more than 42,000 deaths.

Dr. Talal Nsouli Clinical professor of immunology at Georgetown University discusses why older populations are susceptible to the coronavirus infection. Paul Elkan, Sudano-Sahel Region Director for the Wildlife Conservation Society, talks about the illegal pangolin trade, and the global health risks of trafficking any wildlife species. And Dr. Jose Vazquez, Division Chief and Professor of Medicine of Infectious Diseases at Augusta University about why the disease spread so rapidly and what society needs to learn from this pandemic.