D.C. Hasn’t Met Its Contact-Tracing Metric For Phase Two. So Why Is The City Pushing Forward Anyway?
DCist Magazine published a piece reporting on Washington D.C.'s plan to reopen and the need for contact tracers citing the Mullan Institute's Contact Tracing Workforce Estimator and Dr. Candice Chen. Read the full article.
In this article, NPR analyzed each state's current need for contact tracers to respond to COVID-19 based on the number of cases in each state, using the Contact Tracing Workforce Estimator developed by the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at The George Washington University. Read the full article here.
The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, chaired by Rep. James E. Clyburn, held a video briefing with doctors and public health experts to examine the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on existing racial health disparities and the unequal burden of this public health crisis on communities of color.
The TIME 100: Talks Finding Hope — Equality in the Age of COVID-19 event brought together leaders to speak on a range of issues, from how the pandemic has impacted domestic and migrant workers to the importance of access to safe water. Speakers included Mullan Institute Distinguished Fellow Dr. Leana Wen, Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir, politician Stacey Abrams, actor Matt Damo, former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, activists Ai-Jen Poo and Mónica Ramírez, social entrepreneur Gary White and actor and singer Ben Platt.
Finding Hope marked TIME’s launch of the event series. Featured speakers included Mullan Institute Distinguished Fellow Dr. Leana Wen, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Angelina Jolie, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, San Francisco Mayor London Breed, the singer John Legend, journalist Katie Couric, epidemiologist Dr. Larry Brilliant, artist and photographer JR and president of the Rockefeller Foundation Rajiv J. Shah.