Evaluating the Nation’s EDM Response to COVID-19 | EP08

AMU Disaster Crew

Dec 11 2020 • 39 mins

Despite experiencing smaller outbreaks of infectious diseases like MERS, SARS, and Ebola, the United States was ill prepared to respond to a pandemic. In this episode, Glynn Cosker talks to AMU emergency and disaster management professor Dr. Kevin Kupietz about the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about the gaps between planning and action, how the spread of misinformation has hindered public response, as well as some of the potential positive long-term outcomes like improved continuity of operations for schools and businesses.

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