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Senator Frist's Coronavirus podcast episodes - including CDC interview


SPECIAL EPISODE: The Latest on the Coronavirus Pandemic with the CDC's Dr. Anne Schuchat

Senator Bill Frist's A Second Opinion podcast is bringing you the very latest from the most senior physician leadership at the CDC, the most trusted source on the COVID-19 pandemic. We are joined by Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for our third Special Episode in our continuing series on the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Senator Frist discusses with Dr. Schuchat the CDC's recommendations on travel, availability of testing kits, why the patterns that we see for seasonal viruses may not hold with COVID-19, and the latest trials going on with promising antivirals - as well as another therapy that we previously had success with in treating Ebola.

As developments occur, A Second Opinion will continue to keep you up to date with episodes coming right to your phone. Subscribe and listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Special Coronavirus Podcast with Dr. Tom Frieden and Senator Frist

This morning, we released a special A Second Opinion Podcast episode: Former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden joins Senator Frist for an in-depth update on this soon-to-be pandemic and details how we can prepare for COVID19 here at home.

Dr. Frieden shares with ASO listeners, "This is not stoppable. This is going to spread to many countries, for many months or even potentially years."Download and listen now at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube,, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

This is our third in a special series providing real-time, up to date information on the COVID19 epidemic. Check back soon for a fourth episode with the latest from the CDC.

On February 11 & 12, 2020, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, MD released a special A Second Opinion podcast episodes on the 2019 novel coronavirus.

In Tuesday's episode, Senator Frist shared his experience from 2003 when he was on the ground in China during the SARS outbreak (another strain of coronavirus), and answered questions on the 2019 novel coronavirus's transmissibility, lethality, and origin.

On Wednesday, he sat down with Dr. Jay Butler, Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Butler has had extensive experience with serious global outbreaks. He directed CDC's 2009 H1N1 pandemic vaccine task force, which achieved emergency vaccination of more than 80 million Americans. Dr Butler's update included what the public needs to know about this new strain of coronavirus, how it's behaving differently from other strains, and where we are in developing a vaccine.

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