House and Senate Hold Coronavirus Hearings

On Wednesday, multiple congressional committees held hearings related to the coronavirus pandemic.

At 10 a.m., the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is holding a hearing titled “Vaccines: Saving Lives, Ensuring Confidence, and Protecting Public Health.” Witnesses include NIH Director Francis Collins and Surgeon General Jerome Adams. Watch the hearing here.

At 11:30 a.m., the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology is holding a hearing titled “The Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis on University Research.” Witnesses include the University of Illinois’s Dr. Joseph Walsh; Oakland University’s Dr. David Stone; Purdue University’s Dr. Theresa Mayer; and Carnegie Mellon University’s Ryan Muzzio. Watch the hearing here.

At 1 p.m., the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis is holding a hearing titled “Ensuring a Free, Fair, and Safe Election During the Coronavirus Pandemic.” Witnesses include Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft; Kristen Clark, the president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Krutika Kuppali, the vice chair of the Global Health Committee; Mimi Marziani, the president of the Texas Civil Rights Project; and actress and activist Kerry Washington. Watch the hearing here.

These hearings are also included in our Covid-19 Oversight Tracker.