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Doctor Call-in: CNN-News18 launches special programming amid COVID-19 pandemic

The initiative aims to educate viewers about the virus and dispel myths around it.

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MUMBAI: Network18’s English news channel, CNN-News18, has lined up special programming ‘Doctor Call-in’ with renowned health experts from around the world to educate viewers about the novel coronavirus and dispel myths around it.

Doctor Call-in is focused on addressing the queries of its viewers related to Coronavirus and alleviate their misconceptions. The medical specialists respond to queries while keeping viewers informed on the latest developments in the healthcare industry across the world. 

The experts’ panel on CNN-News18 comprises prominent national health experts such as Medanta Hospital’s chairman and managing director Dr Naresh Trehan, Narayana Health’s founder Dr Devi Shetty – founder of Narayana Health, Lung Care Foundation founder and managing trustee Dr Arvind Kumar, AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria and international health experts including Global Public Health professor of epidemiology Dr Arnold Monto.

CNN-News18, through its special programming initiative, has already answered more than 500 queries till now. In these extraordinary times, CNN-News18 has informed that it is committed to helping keep the nation informed and safe. 

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