Dr. Celine Gounder and Grant Wahl on coronavirus and sports
Episode 91 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features a conversation with Dr. Celine Gounder and Grant Wahl. Dr. Gounder is a practicing HIV/infectious diseases specialist and internist and epidemiologist. She is currently working as a CNN analyst and hosts of the podcast “Epidemic With Dr. Celine Gounder and Ronald Klain.” Wahl is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated and the host of Planet Fubol. The two are married. In this podcast, Gounder and Wahl discuss the most important things people can to do right now to protect themselves; Gounder’s confidence level in flattening the curve and whether enough people are taking the threat seriously; what it is like for Wahl to live with an infectious disease doctor during a pandemic; the physical and mental toll on medical people that will be coming; what might be a realistic timeframe for sports to return in best and worst scenarios; the recklessness of the IOC; how this crisis has shaped how they view sports; whether sports can return to any kind of normalcy in the next few years and more.You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
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The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.