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Interviewer: Professor Temte, thank you
for taking the time to do this update on
your interview from
the beginning of this month.
What are some of the big changes
that have happened since your last
interview with us?
Interviewer: I look back and it has
only been a little over three weeks since
we last spoke and things have changed
dramatically across the world.
First and foremost,
we saw that cases in China leveled off and
have started to go down,
so the very stringent
measures taken in that country
appear to have worked.
That being said,
everywhere else we've seen a rapid
increase in cases with differences
from country to country.
When I focus in on the United States,
we have seen an exponential rise
that has been very worrisome.
Interviewer: What are some of
the things that we have learned except for
this ability to contain it well
when it comes to numbers, and
what are some of the main implications?
Interviewer: With additional
information, we slowly learn more and
more about the potential of this virus
to cause morbidity and mortality.
We're finding that there
are significant impacts of age.
Based on hospitalization, on need for