On April 16, the Jackson Institute hosted its fourth Virtual Discussion Forum on COVID-19 and Global Affairs.

The discussion, “COVID-19 and Global Affairs: Lessons Learned from the Ebola Crisis,” featured panelists Ron Klain, former Chief of Staff to Vice President Biden and White House Ebola Response Coordinator, and John Podesta, Jackson Senior Fellow and former White House Chief of Staff. Ted Wittenstein, deputy director for leadership programs at Jackson, moderated the conversation.

Panelists discussed the Obama administration’s response to the Ebola crisis; weighed in on the current administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic; and offered their thoughts on what’s needed to roll out widespread testing and eventually, a vaccine.

They also took questions from the 165+ person virtual audience.

If you missed the live discussion, you can watch the recording here.