Connecticut is two weeks away from a projected peak in the coronavirus pandemic, but Dr. David Katz tells host John Dankosky the U.S. needs to start sending younger, healthier people back to work in “waves.”

 

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020

Katz, former director of the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, believes this could lead to “herd immunity” before a vaccine is developed, but says it may be too late. The theory is disputed by many experts — including our last guest, Dr. Howard Forman — but sits at the heart of a national debate.

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John is CT Mirror's Director of Events. A well-known and highly-regarded radio personality and moderator, he divides his time between CT Mirror — where he heads up our events program and serves as a multi-platform consultant — and the NPR / PRI program Science Friday. Previously, John was executive editor of the New England News Collaborative and the host of NEXT, a weekly program about New England. He also appeared weekly on The Wheelhouse, WNPR’s news roundtable program. His 25 years in public media also include serving as vice president of news for Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, host of WNPR’s Where We Live, and regular fill-in host for the PRI program Science Friday in New York. He was twice recognized by PRNDI as America’s best public radio call-in show.