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America Dissected: Coronavirus

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America Dissected: Coronavirus

America Dissected: Coronavirus

Crooked Media

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1.5K
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The coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? In season 2, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will keep you updated on what you need to know about COVID-19, what led us to this crisis in the first place, and what policies can lead us out. New episodes of America Dissected: Coronavirus every Tuesday & Friday.

Latest Episodes

Coronavirus Containment Corps

EAbdul reflects on how COVID19 is challenging us to meet our ideals as Americans. Then he chats with Congressman Andy Levin about his proposal for a Coronavirus Containment Corps to create a federally-funded contact-tracing force...which could have been helpful right about now.

25 MIN3 d ago
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Coronavirus Containment Corps

WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

EAbdul discusses the surging cases of COVID19 in several states and nationwide, as well as the startling increase in transmission globally. He chats with Prof. Kelley Lee, a global health governance expert, about the WHO and the future of the global fight against COVID19.

27 MIN1 w ago
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WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

The Virus in the Coronavirus

EAbdul discusses the odd biology of viruses. He catches up with virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen about the biology of the coronavirus, and why exactly it’s so deadly.

26 MIN2 w ago
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The Virus in the Coronavirus

The Covid Recession

EAbdul discusses the economic consequences of COVID. He catches up with Dr. Tara Sinclair, a macroeconomist, about the future ahead of us.

28 MIN3 w ago
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The Covid Recession

Protesting in a pandemic.

EAbdul discusses the public health consequences of the #GeorgeFloyd protests. We speak with Cary Junior II, an audio producer at the Detroit Free Press and a Fellow at WDET in Detroit who’s been covering the protests. Then we'll speak to epidemiologist Julia Marcus, a harm reduction expert who helps understand how to stay safe from COVID19 while re-engaging our lives. Activity

29 MINJUN 9
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Protesting in a pandemic.

Going Viral in a Pandemic

EAbdul discusses the lynching of George Floyd in the context of COVID19 and reflects on the way that social media has changed our world--and the experience of COVID19. We hear from listeners about how they’ve consumed social media throughout. Abdul speaks with Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding, an epidemiologist who first sounded the alarm about COVID, about how social media has shaped the debate over science and public health.

29 MINJUN 2
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Going Viral in a Pandemic

The meaning of 100,000

EAbdul reflects on what it means that 100,000 Americans have now died of COVID19. He interviews Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster,Reverend Jill Zundel and Imam Mohamed Al Masmari on how faith communities are responding to the pandemic.

36 MINMAY 29
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The meaning of 100,000

Is It Safe To Come Out?

EAbdul breaks down the dangers of opening up too early for public health--and the economy. He talks to Commissioner Rita Nieves of the Boston Public Health Commission and Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association about what it’ll take to open up safely.

33 MINMAY 26
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Is It Safe To Come Out?

COVID in Indian Country

EAbdul talks to Navajo National Council Delegate Carl Slater about why Navajo Nation faces one of the worst COVID19 outbreaks in America. He then talks to Rebecca Nagle, journalist and host of Crooked Media’s "This Land" podcast about the broader implications of COVID19 in Indian Country.

34 MINMAY 22
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COVID in Indian Country

Ebola should have prepared us

EAbdul breaks down the similarities--and differences--between COVID19 and Ebola. He interviews Dr. Craig Spencer, an emergency doctor in New York on the front lines of the coronavirus response who also battled Ebola in West Africa, and Ron Klain, President Obama’s Ebola Czar.

33 MINMAY 19
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Ebola should have prepared us

Latest Episodes

Coronavirus Containment Corps

EAbdul reflects on how COVID19 is challenging us to meet our ideals as Americans. Then he chats with Congressman Andy Levin about his proposal for a Coronavirus Containment Corps to create a federally-funded contact-tracing force...which could have been helpful right about now.

25 MIN3 d ago
Comments
Coronavirus Containment Corps

WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

EAbdul discusses the surging cases of COVID19 in several states and nationwide, as well as the startling increase in transmission globally. He chats with Prof. Kelley Lee, a global health governance expert, about the WHO and the future of the global fight against COVID19.

27 MIN1 w ago
Comments
WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

The Virus in the Coronavirus

EAbdul discusses the odd biology of viruses. He catches up with virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen about the biology of the coronavirus, and why exactly it’s so deadly.

26 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Virus in the Coronavirus

The Covid Recession

EAbdul discusses the economic consequences of COVID. He catches up with Dr. Tara Sinclair, a macroeconomist, about the future ahead of us.

28 MIN3 w ago
Comments
The Covid Recession

Protesting in a pandemic.

EAbdul discusses the public health consequences of the #GeorgeFloyd protests. We speak with Cary Junior II, an audio producer at the Detroit Free Press and a Fellow at WDET in Detroit who’s been covering the protests. Then we'll speak to epidemiologist Julia Marcus, a harm reduction expert who helps understand how to stay safe from COVID19 while re-engaging our lives. Activity

29 MINJUN 9
Comments
Protesting in a pandemic.

Going Viral in a Pandemic

EAbdul discusses the lynching of George Floyd in the context of COVID19 and reflects on the way that social media has changed our world--and the experience of COVID19. We hear from listeners about how they’ve consumed social media throughout. Abdul speaks with Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding, an epidemiologist who first sounded the alarm about COVID, about how social media has shaped the debate over science and public health.

29 MINJUN 2
Comments
Going Viral in a Pandemic

The meaning of 100,000

EAbdul reflects on what it means that 100,000 Americans have now died of COVID19. He interviews Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster,Reverend Jill Zundel and Imam Mohamed Al Masmari on how faith communities are responding to the pandemic.

36 MINMAY 29
Comments
The meaning of 100,000

Is It Safe To Come Out?

EAbdul breaks down the dangers of opening up too early for public health--and the economy. He talks to Commissioner Rita Nieves of the Boston Public Health Commission and Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association about what it’ll take to open up safely.

33 MINMAY 26
Comments
Is It Safe To Come Out?

COVID in Indian Country

EAbdul talks to Navajo National Council Delegate Carl Slater about why Navajo Nation faces one of the worst COVID19 outbreaks in America. He then talks to Rebecca Nagle, journalist and host of Crooked Media’s "This Land" podcast about the broader implications of COVID19 in Indian Country.

34 MINMAY 22
Comments
COVID in Indian Country

Ebola should have prepared us

EAbdul breaks down the similarities--and differences--between COVID19 and Ebola. He interviews Dr. Craig Spencer, an emergency doctor in New York on the front lines of the coronavirus response who also battled Ebola in West Africa, and Ron Klain, President Obama’s Ebola Czar.

33 MINMAY 19
Comments
Ebola should have prepared us
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