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Jul 16, 2020

Early in the US’s COVID-19 outbreak, Michigan experienced a surge in cases that led to the governor issuing an aggressive stay-at-home order. Despite pushback, the state successfully flattened the curve and is now trying to address gaping health disparities and prevent another surge. Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan’s Chief Medical Executive and Chief Deputy Director for Health, talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about the pandemic’s uneven impacts, visibility as a public health official during a pandemic, Michigan’s current prognosis, and the importance of data in identifying solutions.