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WATCH: Health officials, executives testify about frontline response to COVID-19

As the U.S. approaches the anniversary of pandemic shutdowns across the country, health officials and executives testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee on March 9 about the frontline response to COVID-19.

Watch the hearing in the video player above.

Dr. Jerry P. Abraham, the director of Kedren Health Vaccines in Los Angeles, testified, as well as Mary Ann Fuchs, Duke University Health System’s vice president of patient care & system chief nurse executive. Dr. Umair A. Shah, Washington state’s health secretary, and Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health, also testified.

The PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops.