America Dissected

Coronavirus Containment Corps

Coronavirus Containment Corps

America Dissected - July 7, 2020 - 25:57

Abdul 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.

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About The Show

The pandemic reminds us that when it comes to health, there’s so much more out there to understand—like how new genetic discoveries could change our relationship with our genes or how climate change could accelerate the next pandemic. In season 3, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, physician and former city health commissioner, talks to doctors, scientists, culture makers, and policy leaders to dissect how science, policy, and culture shape health. New episodes of America Dissected every Tuesday.