Amanpour and Company

Surgeon Explains the Importance of Protective Equipment

Clip: 04/03/2020 | 2m 45s Video has closed captioning.

Some of the strategies individuals can employ to slow the spread of COVID-19 are extremely simple, starting with washing your hands as often as possible. For years, Dr. Atul Gawande has worked with hospitals to lower their infection rates by reminding doctors to do exactly this. A surgeon and "New Yorker" staff writer, Gawande joins the program to reflect on another week of tragedy and challenge.

Aired: 04/03/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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