Amanpour and Company

Do Masks Provide as Much Protection as We Think?

Clip: 08/03/2021 | 18m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

A recent internal document from the CDC reveals that it's as contagious as chickenpox and it carries an increased risk of severe illness and hospitalization. Michael Osterholm is the Director for Infectious Disease, Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. He speaks with our Walter Isaacson about how the U.S. should respond and what can be learned from other countries.

Aired: 08/03/21

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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