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COVID-19: The Third Surge (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-11-27

Duration: 00:05:22

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • O'Neal, Catherine Interviewee


This segment from the November 27, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Dr. Catherine O’Neal, an infectious disease specialist and chief medical officer at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. She discusses: Louisiana experiencing its third surge of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases; her concerns about cases being up in all regions of the state due to people gathering; the hopes for the vaccine; and her concerns about hospital capacity.