LIVE on September 15 at 10:00 a.m. ET: Melinda Gates on public health and economic solutions

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    COVID-19 has killed more than 900,000 people, while plunging the world into an economic recession that is likely to get worse. On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Melinda Gates will join Washington Post senior writer Frances Stead Sellers for a news-making interview outlining innovative public health and economic solutions for a crisis unlike any other the world has faced. Join the conversation at 10:00 a.m. E.T. Washington Post Live is the newsroom’s live journalism platform, featuring interviews with top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices on the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post’s newsroom to life on stage. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

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