America Dissected: Coronavirus

Latest Episodes

WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

June 30, 2020 - 27:35
Abdul discusses the surging cases of COVID19 in several states and nationwide, as well as the startling increase in transmission...

The Virus in the Coronavirus

June 23, 2020 - 26:22
Abdul discusses the odd biology of viruses. He catches up with virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen about the biology of the coronavirus, and...

The Covid Recession

June 16, 2020 - 28:15
Abdul discusses the economic consequences of COVID. He catches up with Dr. Tara Sinclair, a macroeconomist, about the future ahead of us.

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

WHO’s pandemic is it, anyway?

June 30, 2020 - 27:35
Abdul discusses the surging cases of COVID19 in several states and nationwide, as well as the startling increase in transmission...

The Virus in the Coronavirus

June 23, 2020 - 26:22
Abdul discusses the odd biology of viruses. He catches up with virologist Dr. Angela Rasmussen about the biology of the coronavirus, and...

The Covid Recession

June 16, 2020 - 28:15
Abdul discusses the economic consequences of COVID. He catches up with Dr. Tara Sinclair, a macroeconomist, about the future ahead of us.

Protesting in a pandemic.

June 9, 2020 - 29:18
Abdul discusses the public health consequences of the #GeorgeFloyd protests. We speak with Cary Junior II, an audio producer at the...

Going Viral in a Pandemic

June 2, 2020 - 29:09
Abdul discusses the lynching of George Floyd in the context of COVID19 and reflects on the way that social media has changed our...

The meaning of 100,000

May 29, 2020 - 36:03
Abdul reflects on what it means that 100,000 Americans have now died of COVID19. He interviews Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Reverend Jill...