LISTEN: Experts answer Alaskans’ questions about coronavirus

COVID-19 diagnostic panel (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Coronavirus is spreading rapidly across the globe. While Alaska has not yet had any confirmed cases, the United States has hundreds of cases, and health officials are getting ready to combat the virus locally. What do those plans look like and what do you need to know about the disease? We’ll discuss coronavirus on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Annie Feidt

  • Joseph McLaughlin, State Epidemiologist
  • Bonnie Bailey, Emergency Management Specialist, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services



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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Annie Feidt is the Managing Editor for Alaska's Energy Desk, a collaboration between Alaska Public Media in Anchorage, KTOO Public Media in Juneau and KUCB in Unalaska. Her reporting has taken her searching for polar bears on the Chukchi Sea ice, out to remote checkpoints on the Iditarod Trail, and up on the Eklutna Glacier with scientists studying its retreat. Her stories have been heard nationally on NPR and Marketplace.
Annie’s career in radio journalism began in 1998 at Minnesota Public Radio, where she produced the regional edition of All Things Considered. She moved to Anchorage in 2004 with her husband, intending to stay in the 49th state just a few years. She has no plans to leave anytime soon.
afeidt (at) alaskapublic (dot) org  |  907.550.8443 | About Annie

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