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America Dissected: Coronavirus

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America Dissected: Coronavirus

America Dissected: Coronavirus

Crooked Media

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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.

Latest Episodes

COVID in Indian Country

EAbdul talks to Navajo National Council Delegate Carl Slater about why Navajo Nation faces one of the worst COVID19 outbreaks in America. He then talks to Rebecca Nagle, journalist and host of Crooked Media’s "This Land" podcast about the broader implications of COVID19 in Indian Country.

34 MIN2 d ago
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COVID in Indian Country

Ebola should have prepared us

EAbdul breaks down the similarities--and differences--between COVID19 and Ebola. He interviews Dr. Craig Spencer, an emergency doctor in New York on the front lines of the coronavirus response who also battled Ebola in West Africa, and Ron Klain, President Obama’s Ebola Czar.

33 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Ebola should have prepared us

COVID and the classroom

EAbdul talks to a third-grader, who's currently attending school remotely, about what it’s like to do home school during the pandemic. Then he'll speak with Nikhil Goyal, a sociologist and education researcher about what the lasting impacts of COVID19 may be on American education.

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
COVID and the classroom

COVID without papers

EAbdul dissects how politics is a part of public health—and how our federal political leadership has gotten in the way of every step of our public health response to COVID19. Then he speaks with Ana Maria Archila co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy about how COVID19 is impacted Undocumented Americans.

31 MIN1 w ago
Comments
COVID without papers

COVID without Borders

EAbdul dissects how COVID19 is forcing us to deal with how interconnected our world is, whether we like it or not. Then he speaks with Oussama Mezoui with the international aid organization Penny Appeal and Merith Basey of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines.

33 MIN2 w ago
Comments
COVID without Borders

Don’t declare victory just yet

EAbdul looks at why stay home orders still matter. He'll talk with Dr. Jason Bae, who spent 10 days in the Queens at the peak of COVID19, and Zenei Cortez, co-president of the National Nurses United who’s also working on the front lines.

31 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Don’t declare victory just yet

Andrew Yang and the COVID Basic Income

EListeners share what they’re doing with their $1200 checks and then Abdul dissects how a check can be a powerful anti-COVID19 public health tool and speaks with former Presidential candidate Andrew Yang about the government checks and universal basic income more broadly.

34 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Andrew Yang and the COVID Basic Income

Homelessness, Incarceration, and COVID19

EAbdul looks at recent studies on people infected with coronavirus, and then talks about people who are among those most at risk for the disease. He'll talk with Dr. Ashwin Vasan, President of Fountain House, a non-profit supporting people suffering severe mental illness, and Professor John Pfaff who studies mass incarceration to understand how this pandemic affects society’s most vulnerable--and what needs to be done to protect them.

32 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Homelessness, Incarceration, and COVID19

Medicare-for-COVID with Senator Bernie Sanders

EAbdul talks with Senator Bernie Sanders about Congress’s most recent COVID19 relief package and how the country might have responded if we were covered by Medicare for All.

31 MINAPR 24
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Medicare-for-COVID with Senator Bernie Sanders

Viruses don’t discriminate ... people do.

ERecently the CDC released a study that revealed that while African Americans make up only 13% of the population of the United States, they were 30% of the patients that were dealing with COVID-19. Abdul talks to LaMar Hasbrouck, a public health physician and former director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, about racial disparities in health. Later he connects with Corey McPherson, an old friend who shares his family's experience with the virus.

29 MINAPR 21
Comments
Viruses don’t discriminate ... people do.

Latest Episodes

COVID in Indian Country

EAbdul talks to Navajo National Council Delegate Carl Slater about why Navajo Nation faces one of the worst COVID19 outbreaks in America. He then talks to Rebecca Nagle, journalist and host of Crooked Media’s "This Land" podcast about the broader implications of COVID19 in Indian Country.

34 MIN2 d ago
Comments
COVID in Indian Country

Ebola should have prepared us

EAbdul breaks down the similarities--and differences--between COVID19 and Ebola. He interviews Dr. Craig Spencer, an emergency doctor in New York on the front lines of the coronavirus response who also battled Ebola in West Africa, and Ron Klain, President Obama’s Ebola Czar.

33 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Ebola should have prepared us

COVID and the classroom

EAbdul talks to a third-grader, who's currently attending school remotely, about what it’s like to do home school during the pandemic. Then he'll speak with Nikhil Goyal, a sociologist and education researcher about what the lasting impacts of COVID19 may be on American education.

25 MIN1 w ago
Comments
COVID and the classroom

COVID without papers

EAbdul dissects how politics is a part of public health—and how our federal political leadership has gotten in the way of every step of our public health response to COVID19. Then he speaks with Ana Maria Archila co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy about how COVID19 is impacted Undocumented Americans.

31 MIN1 w ago
Comments
COVID without papers

COVID without Borders

EAbdul dissects how COVID19 is forcing us to deal with how interconnected our world is, whether we like it or not. Then he speaks with Oussama Mezoui with the international aid organization Penny Appeal and Merith Basey of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines.

33 MIN2 w ago
Comments
COVID without Borders

Don’t declare victory just yet

EAbdul looks at why stay home orders still matter. He'll talk with Dr. Jason Bae, who spent 10 days in the Queens at the peak of COVID19, and Zenei Cortez, co-president of the National Nurses United who’s also working on the front lines.

31 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Don’t declare victory just yet

Andrew Yang and the COVID Basic Income

EListeners share what they’re doing with their $1200 checks and then Abdul dissects how a check can be a powerful anti-COVID19 public health tool and speaks with former Presidential candidate Andrew Yang about the government checks and universal basic income more broadly.

34 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Andrew Yang and the COVID Basic Income

Homelessness, Incarceration, and COVID19

EAbdul looks at recent studies on people infected with coronavirus, and then talks about people who are among those most at risk for the disease. He'll talk with Dr. Ashwin Vasan, President of Fountain House, a non-profit supporting people suffering severe mental illness, and Professor John Pfaff who studies mass incarceration to understand how this pandemic affects society’s most vulnerable--and what needs to be done to protect them.

32 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Homelessness, Incarceration, and COVID19

Medicare-for-COVID with Senator Bernie Sanders

EAbdul talks with Senator Bernie Sanders about Congress’s most recent COVID19 relief package and how the country might have responded if we were covered by Medicare for All.

31 MINAPR 24
Comments
Medicare-for-COVID with Senator Bernie Sanders

Viruses don’t discriminate ... people do.

ERecently the CDC released a study that revealed that while African Americans make up only 13% of the population of the United States, they were 30% of the patients that were dealing with COVID-19. Abdul talks to LaMar Hasbrouck, a public health physician and former director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, about racial disparities in health. Later he connects with Corey McPherson, an old friend who shares his family's experience with the virus.

29 MINAPR 21
Comments
Viruses don’t discriminate ... people do.
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