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.