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NIAID’s Dr. Anthony Fauci and Operation Warp Speed’s Dr. Moncef Slaoui speak with CNBC’s Senior Health and Science Reporter Meg Tirrell in two separate one-on-one interviews for a special edition of the CNBC Healthy Returns livestream on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

Viewers will find out what both leaders see as we enter the holiday season with Covid cases and deaths surging, get their thoughts on the vaccination rollout, and hear advice for the incoming administration.

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THE PATH FORWARD FOR THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY AT A TIME OF UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGES

Hosted by CNBC’s Senior Health & Science Reporter, Meg Tirrell, and featuring interviews with healthcare CEOs, investors & technologists addressing the lasting effects of COVID-19, Healthy Returns livestreams are broadcast on CNBC.com and CNBC social handles.

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Speakers

Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci is Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

Moncef Slaoui

Dr. Moncef Slaoui is Chief Advisor of Operation Warp Speed.

Meg Tirrell

Meg Tirrell joined CNBC in April 2014 as a general assignment reporter focusing on biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. She appears on CNBC's Business Day programming, contributes to CNBC.com and is based at the network's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Tirrell has covered development of new drugs for Alzheimer's, cancer and rare diseases, and tracked public health emergencies from Ebola to Zika. Her work has explored why fewer drugs are developed for children, chronicled the sequencing of her own genome, and followed the manufacturing of a flu shot from egg to pharmacy. In 2014, she revealed the agonizing decision-making behind Compassionate Use of unapproved drugs, and in 2016, she reported extensively on drug pricing controversies and the impact of politics on development of new medicines.

Prior to joining CNBC, Tirrell covered the biotechnology industry for Bloomberg News, where she also contributed to Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Businessweek.

She holds a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in English and music from Wellesley College.

AGENDA

1:30pm ET - 2:00pm ET

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Interviewed by: Meg Tirrell, Senior Health & Science Reporter, CNBC

2:30pm ET - 3:00pm ET

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, Chief Advisor, Operation Warp Speed
Interviewed by: Meg Tirrell, Senior Health & Science Reporter, CNBC

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