America Dissected: Coronavirus

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200,000 and counting

September 22, 2020 - 31:24
Abdul reflects on the grim milestone of 200,000 deaths to COVID19. He talks to Carmen Rojas, President & CEO of the Margarite Casey...

The Sound of COVID-19

September 15, 2020 - 51:52
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...

If we had a competent administration

September 8, 2020 - 33:43
Abdul reflects on the way that the Trump administration has simply ceded public health to politics. He then interviews Dr. Howard Koh, a...

About The Show

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.

More Episodes

200,000 and counting

September 22, 2020 - 31:24
Abdul reflects on the grim milestone of 200,000 deaths to COVID19. He talks to Carmen Rojas, President & CEO of the Margarite Casey...

The Sound of COVID-19

September 15, 2020 - 51:52
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...

If we had a competent administration

September 8, 2020 - 33:43
Abdul reflects on the way that the Trump administration has simply ceded public health to politics. He then interviews Dr. Howard Koh, a...

We’re number 31!

September 1, 2020 - 45:36
Abdul speaks with an American who just moved to New Zealand about the different approaches to COVID19 in both countries, and then...

Going home to school?

August 25, 2020 - 37:54
Abdul considers the risks of going “back” to in-person learning at schools and colleges and interviews President M. Roy Wilson, of Wayne...

Epidemiology is hard to do

August 18, 2020 - 39:03
Abdul talks about the challenges of doing science in real time during a pandemic and interviews Prof. Kerry Keyes, an epidemiology...