America Dissected: Coronavirus

Latest Episodes

The economy after COVID-19

April 7, 2020 - 26:21
Abdul talks to a local bookstore owner about going online after COVID and dissects how this will influence the economy. And Prof. Tara...

Open for Business: Toilet Paper and Disaster Capitalism

April 3, 2020 - 23:47
Abdul dissects how hospitals are struggling under the surge of COVID patients, while writer Naomi Klein joins us to talk about the...

Emergency Room: A dispatch from the Front Lines

March 31, 2020 - 25:02
As doctors, nurses, and hospital staff do battle on the front lines, how is the growing pandemic affecting these people and how are they...

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

The economy after COVID-19

April 7, 2020 - 26:21
Abdul talks to a local bookstore owner about going online after COVID and dissects how this will influence the economy. And Prof. Tara...

Open for Business: Toilet Paper and Disaster Capitalism

April 3, 2020 - 23:47
Abdul dissects how hospitals are struggling under the surge of COVID patients, while writer Naomi Klein joins us to talk about the...

Emergency Room: A dispatch from the Front Lines

March 31, 2020 - 25:02
As doctors, nurses, and hospital staff do battle on the front lines, how is the growing pandemic affecting these people and how are they...

Life Support: Congress and COVID (with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal)

March 27, 2020 - 24:29
This week the Senate passed a historic, $2 trillion stimulus bill aimed at easing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The...

The Tweetment: Why Science Matters Now

March 24, 2020 - 25:55
Host Abdul El-Sayed dissects the claim of a possible cure for COVID-19, and then we talk to Dr. Alison Galvani, an epidemiologist and...

Plandemic: How the World is Treating Coronavirus

March 20, 2020 - 26:36
Abdul dissects the news of a vaccine, the concept of “flattening the curve,” and the notion of herd immunity. Ben Rhodes, former Deputy...