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America Dissected: Coronavirus

Crooked Media

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.

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.

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Fevers & Feuds with Dr. Paul Farmer

1/19/2021
Abdul reflects on the notion of American exceptionalism and COVID-19. He interviews Dr. Paul Farmer, renowned medical humanitarian, medical anthropologist, and author of the new book “Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History” about what the Ebola epidemic can teach us about COVID-19 today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:37:50

The Infodemic with Dr. Seema Yasmin

1/12/2021
Abdul reflects on how the role of disinformation has shaped both the pandemic and the attempted coup at the Capitol. He talks to Dr. Seema Yasmin, a health journalist, former Epidemic Intelligence Officer, and author of a new book on how health misinformation spreads. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:39

Black Scientists Matter with Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

1/5/2021
Abdul reflects on the lagging vaccine deployment and what it tells us about public health. He talks to Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist and lead vaccine researcher at the National Institutes of Health Vaccine Research Center, about the vaccine research process and why diversity in science matters so much. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:00

Mental health mailbag w/ Dr. Sarah Jukaku

12/29/2020
Abdul and Sarah, a psychiatrist, answer your questions about mental health during a challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:21:06

The transition

12/22/2020
Abdul talks about the critical role of trust for collective action and public health. He talks to reporter Helen Branswell about the opportunities and challenges facing the forthcoming Presidential transition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:27:03

The vaccine episode

12/15/2020
Abdul reflects on the deployment of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. He talks to virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen about the biology of the vaccine and reporter Matt Herper about the logistics and outreach challenges facing vaccine deployment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:48:31

The State of the States

12/8/2020
Abdul reflects on the role that states in this pandemic have had to play in the absence of federal leadership and what the implications might be for deploying COVID-19 vaccines. He then speaks with Michael Fraser, Executive Director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials about how state health departments are shouldering the load. You can find Michael on Twitter at @mfraserdc1, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials at @ASTHO. Learn more about...

Duration:00:28:43

Post-Thanksgiving mailbag with Dr. Syra Madad

12/1/2020
Abdul and Dr. Syra Madad, who leads the special pathogens unit at New York City Health & Hospitals, answer your questions about COVID-19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:37

The long haul

11/24/2020
Abdul reflects on Thanksgiving and the future of this surge in the pandemic. Then he interviews Fiona Lowenstein, co-founder of the Body Politic’s COVID-19 support group about her experience with “Long COVID” and COVID “long-haulers”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:28:05

Dying in a pandemic

11/17/2020
Abdul reflects on the COVID-19 surge we’re experiencing. Then he interviews Kristin Urquiza, co-founder of Marked by COVID whose father passed of COVID-19, and Dr. Kathy Shear, a psychiatrist and expert on grief Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:39:52

Now for the work

11/10/2020
Abdul reflects on the outcome of the election in the context of the COVID19 pandemic. Then he interviews Kaiser Health News Journalists Sarah Jane Tribble (host of the new podcast “No Mercy”) and Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal about America’s rural healthcare crisis and COVID19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:12

#46, insha’Allah

11/3/2020
Abdul talks about voting as a public health intervention. Then he interviews Rep. Rashida Tlaib about the consequences of this election in Detroit and Crooked Media’s own Dan Pfeiffer about what to watch for as the returns come rolling in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:53:34

The pandemic vote

10/27/2020
Abdul talks about how America’s precarious healthcare system isn’t ready for this next COVID-19 surge. Then he interviews Ben Wikler, Chair of Wisconsin’s Democratic Party about their preparations for the forthcoming election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:27:24

Organizing against pandemic fatigue

10/20/2020
Abdul talks about the COVID19 surge we’re facing right now. Then he interviews Shaniqua McClendon, Crooked Media’s Political Director, and Stephen Pierson at Swing Left, about how the pandemic is changing the nature and tactics of campaigns, and how they’re organizing through it to Get out the Vote. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:37:08

The Stakes in November

10/13/2020
Abdul reflects on the absurdly high stakes of November’s election for the future of COVID19. Then he interviews Andrew Joseph, a reporter at STAT News who’s reported on the road ahead for COVID-19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:28:19

Science always wins with Bill Nye (the Science Guy!)

10/6/2020
Abdul reflects on Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis and its implications for the fight against the pandemic. Then he interviews Bill Nye about the pandemic and its implications for America’s scientific future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:38:29

Hungry in a Pandemic

9/29/2020
Abdul reflects on how policy making has to center the people we’re trying to support, and how sometimes it doesn’t. He also talks to Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America about the pandemic and its role on the state of Hunger in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:29:57

200,000 and counting

9/22/2020
Abdul reflects on the grim milestone of 200,000 deaths to COVID19. He talks to Carmen Rojas, President & CEO of the Margarite Casey Foundation about the communities COVID-19 has hit the hardest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:23

The Sound of COVID-19

9/15/2020
Abdul reflects on the way that COVID-19 has changed so much of the fabric of our lives, especially our relationship with music. He talks to Zola Jesus, a singer/songwriter about how COVID19 has impacted her and her life, as well as Anthony Fantano, host of The Needle Drop, about how it’s shaping the industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:51:52

If we had a competent administration

9/8/2020
Abdul reflects on the way that the Trump administration has simply ceded public health to politics. He then interviews Dr. Howard Koh, a lead public health official in the Obama administration, about what a functional Department of Health & Human Services would be doing right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:42