Live from S. Orsola Hospital in Bologna, Italy – originally broadcast on 18 September 2020

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Live from S. Orsola Hospital in Bologna, Italy in time of COVID-19 — Lindsay Mackenzie from WHO’s communication department interviews Marina Tadolini, Researcher, University of Bologna, Anja Borojevic, Engineer and WHO Hospital Readiness Consultant and Anna Silenzi, Architect and WHO consultant. This show was broadcast live on 18 September 2020. This version is a compilation of two segments, combined following technical difficulties on the original transmission.

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