Was the Pandemic Mismanaged? What You Desperately Need to Know
In this two-part episode, Dr. Phil discusses the handling — or mishandling — of the COVID-19 pandemic with top experts from the CDC, medicine, education, and legislation. Should schools have been shut down and remain closed? Was it about politics and power or the safety of children? Dr. Dimitri Christakis, Director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, shares shocking results of learning loss and the impact of school closures and distance learning. Plus, what early assumptions were made during the pandemic that may have been incorrect? Former CDC director Robert Redfield explains what he believes were mistakes early on during the COVID-19 pandemic. And, is the pandemic over? Dr. Phil and the experts discuss what we can expect now.