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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus and Health System Capacity: Prescription Drugs and Vaccines

Educational Briefing and Q&A

Monday, April 6, 12:30 P.M. ET

Listen to a recording of the teleconference.

With mandated lockdowns and social distancing guidelines in effect throughout the country, policymakers and public health professionals aim to identify other effective approaches to contain the spread of COVID-19. During this teleconference, experts will discuss the prescription drug supply chain, the progression of a COVID-19 vaccine, and the related infrastructure needs.



  • Rachel Nuzum, M.P.H., Vice President, Federal and State Health Policy, The Commonwealth Fund



  • Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., Former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Director, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, and Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy, Duke University
  • Margaret Hamburg, M.D.Former Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine


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Apr 06, 2020


Bethanne Fox, Vice President, Outreach and Strategy, The Commonwealth Fund

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