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This Week on Washington Week: A Special Report on the Pandemic

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The United States hit another dark milestone this week with the highest one-day number of deaths recorded since May. COVID-19 cases are exploding again across the country just at the moment when many families would normally be gathering to celebrate Thanksgiving. While multiple vaccines are on the horizon, challenges abound when it comes to distribution, and the timeframe to return the United States and the world to a new normal is uncertain.


In this Washington Week special report moderator and managing editor Robert Costa will be joined by three of the best journalists covering the pandemic. They will discuss the issues confronting leaders at the global, state, and local level, including the incoming Biden administration.

  • Yasmeen Abutaleb, National Reporter focusing on health policy for the Washington Post
  • Sarah Kliff, Investigative Reporter focusing on health care for the New York Times
  • Fareed Zakaria, Host of Fareed Zakaria GPS for CNN, Washington Post columnist and author of "Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World"

This week on the Washington Week Bookshelf, join us for a one-on-one interview with Fareed Zakaria on his new book, "Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.” The latest chapter in the program’s “Bookshelf” streams live on YouTube, Facebook and our website at 8:30/7:30c