We are now in the early stages of something we’ve never seen before: a global pandemic. In addition to our health, social isolation and economic uncertainty have left us scrambling to understand our new normal and wondering what the future holds. From his own bubble, health care leader, turnaround… Read more
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"... And yet they still exist. The American political centers are shifting."
Andy is joined by Jessica Yellin to break down where we are on the precipice of history. They walk you through what's yet to be counted, what may end up in court, what Trump may do next, and what Biden should do next. And not to be lost: what this all means for COVID-19. Brew another pot of coffee… Read more
"How the culture war over masks is causing people to kill themselves for their "freedom""
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney chronicles the United States' failed response to the COVID-19 pandemic in his brand new film, Totally Under Control. Andy and Alex cover what went wrong and why. Hear the first draft of history get underway even as we live it.
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"The new CDC director on the new coronavirus strains"
Incoming CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky gives her first major interview. She and Andy discuss her background as a young girl who wanted to grow up to be financially independent and how that turned into a storied career that led her to the pinnacle of public health. She discusses the challenges… Read more
"Fact-based information doesn't impact people's willingness to take the vaccine. Misinformation reduces people's willingness to take the vaccine. "
Andy is joined by Heidi Larson, Founding Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project, for a conversation about, well, vaccine confidence. They discuss what causes vaccine hesitancy, how to boost confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines, and how to convert those who are on the fence about taking it. Plus,… Read more
"Andy Slavitt describes the West Wing as a "coronavirus haven" BEFORE Trump was infected. 😳"
Major crises like COVID-19 are managed from one place. With the election approaching, there will be many takes on the politics but Andy wants to take you inside the West Wing bubble. He starts with Pete Souza, who photographed the Reagan and Obama administrations, to talk about what it's like… Read more
"You should wait 3-5 hours after an infector has vacated a room to consider entering it!"
With COVID-19 cases surging around the country and winter fast approaching, this may be the most important toolkit episode yet. Infectious diseases physician Nahid Bhadelia and indoor air quality expert Richard Corsi answer every tough question about winter safety – from holiday gatherings, to… Read more