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Dr. Gounder Appointed to President-Elect Biden’s Covid-19 Advisory Board

On Monday, November 9, 2020, President-elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced a transition team to guide their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Joining this task force of public health experts is Dr. Céline Gounder: Founder, CEO, and President of Just Human Productions and host of the podcasts American Diagnosis and Epidemic.
In the week that followed her appointment, Dr. Gounder appeared across television, print, and on-demand audio to share insight into the advisory board’s stance and strategy. Of her highly quotable interviews, one statement stood out among the rest:

 “Politicizing masks is like politicizing toilet paper. Masks are a basic hygienic public health measure.”

 To explore highlights from Dr. Gounder’s media appearances immediately following the announcement, click through the links below.

“The Today Show” / Thursday, November 12, 2020
“CBS This Morning” / Thursday, November 12, 2020
Fox News / Thursday, Friday, November 13, 2020
Science / November 13, 2020
The Wall Street Journal / Sunday, November 15, 2020