Can’t Touch This: Anthropological Reflections on the Coronavirus Pandemic with Dr. Adia Benton

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Northwestern University researcher Dr. Adia Benton discussed topics central to the COVID-19 pandemic. She touched upon (1) what is and isn’t known about the virus and its transmission dynamics; (2) how scientific and public health expertise is brought to bear (or not) in calibrating recommendations at various levels of governance and responsibility; (3) alternative ways of framing our conversations about and approaches to ‘flattening the curve’ of infection in our communities.
This is Episode 1 of Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs "Confronting COVID-19: Global Implications and Futures" webinar series.

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