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John Bagu is Off the Grid ~ Dr. Craig Spencer on COVID-19


Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - Yesterday we talked about the energy grid with Tony Clark; and our news department visited with John Bagu, who lives off that grid. We felt the topic deserves a deeper dive, so we invited John to join us on Main Street to elaborate on what it takes to become energy self-sufficient. ~~~ Dr. Craig Spencer is director of global health in emergency medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, and an assistant professor of emergency medicine and population and family health at the Columbia University Medical Center. He is also an emergency medicine and epidemiology expert on the board of Doctors Without Borders. In this excerpt from the Conversations on Healthcare podcast, Dr. Spencer talks about what he learned battling Ebola in West Africa, surviving the deadly illness himself, and how COVID-19 is revealing huge gaps in health equity and public health readiness.

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