COVID-19 and...Hurricanes?

COVID-19 and...Hurricanes?

Doctor's Log - April 14, 2020 - 10:47

The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched our medical system thin. But Esther Choo, M.D., poses an urgent new question: What will happen when America enters hurricane season this summer? Or wildfire season? Are we ready to handle two disasters at once? In Episode 4 of Doctor’s Log, Dr. Choo wrestles with this looming possibility, finding answers that both civilians and legislators should hear—and, along the way, celebrating Easter in the emergency room.For transcripts, please visit our website (

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In Doctor’s Log, a new podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios, Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency room physician in Portland, Oregon, will deliver a twice weekly report from the front lines of the coronavirus crisis: her own ER. She takes listeners into the real world doctors and nurses are facing now, as they grapple with the most significant health threat in modern history, and helps us all understand what to do to stay safe. For transcripts, please visit our website (