COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 3: Inside an Outbreak – Expert Perspective
Published January 31, 2020
39 min
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    Guest: Colin M. Bucks, M.D.Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D.“I think that fear can be valuable…we’re at a time when it’s just fine to be fearful if it provokes you to vigilance and discipline…You’re disciplined because you’re afraid, that keeps you sharp, but panic is dangerous. I don’t mind fear, panic is dangerous.” - Colin M. Bucks, M.D.What is it like in the field during an outbreak? What global response lessons have we learned from SARS and Ebola? Dr. Colin Bucks discusses how access to information accelerates response time in present day outbreaks and the role public education, infrastructure, disparities, and access to supplies, plays in helping to contain one.Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.To claim credit click here: the most up to date COVID-19 (Novel 2019 Coronavirus) information: CDC: Resources mentioned in the episode:Ontario The SARS Commission: Spring of Fear Infectious Diseases - Immunogenicity of chimeric haemagglutinin-based, universal influenza virus vaccine candidates: interim results of a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 1 clinical trial
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