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Dr. Rebecca Christofferson & Dr. Beverly Ogden, COVID-19 Testing (2020)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-05-27

Duration: 00:45:34

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses


  • Christofferson, Rebecca Speaker
  • Ogden, Beverly Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Dr. Rebecca Christofferson and Dr. Beverly Ogden before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on May 27, 2020. Dr. Christofferson is an infectious disease researcher at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Ogden is a pathologist at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge. They discuss the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s role in providing temporary COVID-19 testing capabilities to Baton Rouge area hospitals at the LSU River Road Testing Lab. They also answer questions from the audience.