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US Sen. Rick Scott & microbiologist Dr. Dean Hart weigh in on coronavirus pandemic

U.S. Senator Rick Scott joins JU's Public Policy Institute Director Rick Mullaney and News4Jax anchor Kent Justice to discuss his hope and fears for the response of the worldwide pandemic. Microbiologist Dr. Dean Hart gives insight into how test simulations are used to track how contagious a virus may be and how essential masks are in reducing transmission as well as other topics surrounding the pandemic.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Sen. Rick Scott joins Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute Director Rick Mullaney and News4Jax anchor Kent Justice to discuss his fears and hopes for the response of the coronavirus pandemic.

And microbiologist Dr. Dean Hart gives insight into how test simulations are used to track how contagious a virus may be and how essential masks are in reducing transmission, as well as other topics surrounding the pandemic.


About the Author:

Kent Justice co-anchors News4Jax's 5 p.m., 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts weeknights and reports on government and politics. He also hosts "This Week in Jacksonville," Channel 4's hot topics and politics public affairs show each Sunday morning at 9 a.m.