Newsviews: Chicago Department of Public Health's Dr. Allison Arwady

Before leading the city's response to COVID-19, Chicago's Public Health Commissioner, Dr. Allison Arwady, was part of the CDC team that investigated a MERS outbreak in Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Arwady was also in western Africa during an Ebola outbreak in 2014.

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Before leading the city's response to COVID-19, Chicago's Public Health Commissioner, Dr. Allison Arwady, was part of the CDC team that investigated a MERS outbreak in Saudi Arabia. Part 1.



Now, Dr. Arwady is the guiding hand as Chicago deals with the COVID-19 pandemic that has kept kids out of school, closed all but essential businesses and forced many people to stay at home.

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Dr. Arwady joined Newsviews to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic and what health officials are doing to slow the curve.



Dr. Arwady joined Newsviews this week via Skype to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic and what health officials are doing to slow the curve.
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