Dr. Fauci, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and more joined National Geographic’s exclusive conversation on ‘Stopping Pandemics’ today

Reflection of National Geographic’s August Issue: Stopping Pandemics

This afternoon National Geographic hosted an exclusive conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci and a panel discussion with ABC News’ Deborah Roberts, Dr. Jennifer Ashton, National Geographic’s Science Editor, Nsikan Akpan, Author of NG’s August feature story on Stopping Pandemics, Richard Conniff and Washington D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser.

Assets for press can be found here (password: Press), including notable quotes, clips and assets from the event, which covered critical topics like the Russian vaccine, back-to-school plans, election concerns, the divisiveness of the country and the desperate need for a national and unified Covid-19 response.

National Geographic credit is mandatory. In any usage, please mention that these comments are: "from an exclusive conversation with National Geographic as part of their event, "Stopping Pandemics," which aired Thursday, August 13th and link to natgeo.com/coronavirus for a video of the full event.

Please also feel free to link to Nat Geo’s article “What Fauci says the U.S. really needs to reopen safely,” for more context and National Geographic’s recap of the event here: What Fauci says the U.S. really needs to reopen safely.