One Million Cases & Four Counts of Fraud

Squawk Pod

Jan 4 2022 • 27 mins

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty on four of eleven charges in her criminal fraud trial; CNBC’s Scott Cohn breaks down the jury’s verdict and the life that now awaits Holmes. The U.S. reported a record 1 million cases of new Covid infections on Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The record single-day total may be due in part to delayed reporting from over the holiday weekend. Dr. Kavita Patel, former White House health policy director and fellow at the Brookings Institution, discusses the latest numbers and testing strategies in the U.S. Plus, BlackBerry is finally retiring its iconic hardware. Once a status symbol in the C-suite, BlackBerry phones are officially a relic after the 20+ year journey from two-way pagers to BBM.

In this episode:
Dr. Kavita Patel, @kavitapmd
Scott Cohn, @ScottCohnTV
Becky Quick, @BeckyQuick

Andrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkin

Mike Santoli, @michaelsantoli

Katie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie