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UCEAP Presents with Frank Biess - Shared screen with speaker view
Marie Williams Germany '87-'88
24:31
Great representation from the Germany program - was everyone in Goettingen?
Fuzul Khan - US, China 2008
24:52
Hello everyone!
Janet Louie 83-84 Japan
25:03
No, I was on EAP to Tokyo, Japan in 83-84.
Kenneth Tom, Germany 1973, 1975
27:36
I was in Göttingen 1973-74, 1975-76.
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
32:34
When I studied in Göttingen in 1966-’67, I was too young to appreciate how close that time was to the end of WWII. I did not have the historical perspective.
Vivian Nyitray, NL SCD 2002-04, 2006-07
33:34
Some of us on this presentation will remember not only the AIDS pandemic but the polio pandemic as well. I recall my mother’s fear of allowing us to go to a public swimming pool in the summer.
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
35:04
Vivian, my parents also kept my sisters and me away from public swimming pools.
Vivian Nyitray, NL SCD 2002-04, 2006-07
38:18
And as a graduate student in Taiwan in the late 1970s, I was saddened to see the many people—younger than I—who had contracted polio because of the inequitable world distribution of the vaccine.
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
39:06
Didn’t the Spanish flu begin in the US?
Janet Louie 83-84 Japan
40:10
I grew up in Taiwan from 68-81 and my parents live in Taipei currently and I feel so much better that they are have excellent health care there today.
Gildas Halle - Finance
41:06
tragic comparison
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
43:14
I have family in Western Australia, where COVID-19 is no longer a problem. They are living normal lives now because the government there acted with intelligence and competence.
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
48:47
Australia also has universal health care.
Gildas Halle - Finance
49:17
all of Europe does too
Linda Moore
50:55
Melbourne AU has been in severe lockdown for many weeks—can only leave your house an hour a day and go with in 5 km of your house.
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
51:19
I know about Melbourne; my niece lives there.
Gildas Halle - Finance
51:29
they ended lockdown recently, numbers way down
Linda Moore
51:57
so lockdown works if everyone complies
Marie Williams Germany '87-'88
52:04
Any predictions on the outcomes in the U.S. (for both Covid and Democracy) if Trump is re-elected?
Virginie Destanque
52:18
OH!
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
52:21
Didn’t the Spanish flu start in the US?
Gildas Halle - Finance
52:22
lockdowns do work
Kelly - Espana 2002
52:50
did germany has stimulus? what are your thoughts on this method of government help?
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
53:00
Can you comment on the experience in Sweden?
Kenneth Tom, Germany 1973, 1975
54:27
Could you comment on the success in dealing with COVID in some East Asian cultures, which are more collectivistic societies vs. individualistic cultures like US, Europe.
Cristina Martinez-Carazo, Spain 2019-2021
55:11
Is there a dis-encounter in Germany between politics and health needs?
Virginie Destanque
56:46
France has a curfew now. It seems that the government needs this time to figure things out, as they won't revert back to a full lockdown.
Lauren, Madrid, 2006-2007
56:57
Clearly there is a connection between those falling victim to COVID-19 and economic disparities, which are less dramatic in Germany than they are in the US. Can you elaborate on how you saw these disparities influencing Germans and if the government elevated its reaction knowing this?
Linda Moore
57:54
and death rate
Karin Shaw
58:29
being German I keep up with the German news and listened to yesterday’s press conference by Merkel and Söder- they were pretty dramatic about Covid danger on health AND economy, pleading with the population to unite to protect the country. It seems to me that the focus on economy might be more real than the fear of Covid. Don’t see US government make that case. do u agree?
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
01:01:23
Democrats and Republicans are responding very differently to the COVID-19 crisis.
Kelly - Espana 2002
01:01:42
thank you!
Cristina Martinez-Carazo, Spain 2019-2021
01:03:03
I am thinking about the tensions between the regional governments and the central one in Spain and the negative consequences that is having in this pandemic
Marilyn Riley, Germany, 1966
01:09:20
It was one of the best years of my life.
Daniel Brunstetter
01:14:26
Thanks for an insightful talk… thinking ahead: how could… how should we come back different once a new normal is established?
Marie Williams Germany '87-'88
01:14:54
Fantastic presentation & discussion! Would love a copy of the slides…
Bryn Lemon, Scotland, 2015-2016
01:15:16
Hi Marie,
Bryn Lemon, Scotland, 2015-2016
01:15:28
We’ll ask Frank for a copy of his slides to send to attendees.
Kenneth Tom, Germany 1973, 1975
01:15:28
Thanks so much for an interesting lecture and discussion. Alles Gute!
Marie Williams Germany '87-'88
01:15:38
Alles Gute!
Janet Louie 83-84 Japan
01:15:55
Thank you for your time Frank for your time !!
Katie Van Meeuwen
01:16:07
Thank you!
Conrad Fung, Germany, 1971-72
01:16:19
Thank you!
Gildas Halle - Finance
01:16:46
thanks Frank!!
Steve Cooper, Sweden 1973
01:16:48
Fascinating! Thank you very much.