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Dr. W. Ian Lipkin Breaks Down Coronavirus | Amanpour and Company

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Published on 08 Apr 2020 / In News & Politics

Dr. W. Ian Lipkin is an infectious disease expert at Columbia University who is fresh out of quarantine after traveling to China, where he was studying the coronavirus outbreak. The virus has now infected nearly 94,000 people around the world with more than 3,000 deaths. Today, Italy closed all schools as the country's death toll reached 107. In 2003 Dr. Lipkin helped Chinese authorities to combat SARS. He was also an adviser on the film "Contagion" — a thriller inspired by epidemics. Dr. Lipkin spoke to our Walter Isaacson.



Originally aired on March 4, 2020.


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