From the hosts of the Fixing Healthcare podcast comes a new and necessary show that focuses on the facts surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).
This podcast offers science-based updates on the coronavirus, insights from public health officials and clinicians, along with an unbiased look at how the day’s news and opinion are impacting American life.
[02:01] What qualifies these hosts to educate listeners about the coronavirus?
[04:18] What is coronavirus? How does it spread? Who’s at greatest risk?
[07:34] Are all these event cancellations and restaurant closures appropriate or overkill? Will these actions make a difference?
[11:58] How dangerous is COVID-19 compared to seasonal influenza (the flu)?
[13:47] How does this pandemic compare to other outbreaks like Spanish Flu, MERS, SARS and Ebola?
[16:27] What do we know about immunity, recovery and seasonality with respect to coronavirus in the United States?
[19:08] Should we be scared when scientists say, “We don’t know…”?
[20:15] Viral spread, economic strain, public panic and an overwhelmed healthcare system: Which are legit threats at this time?
[25:07] What should people with COVID-19 symptoms do? What immediate steps should they take?
[28:26] What are the psychological factors at play? Why are we so afraid? Why are people engaged in hoarding behaviors?
[34:16] When can we expect a return to normalcy in American life?
This episode is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and other podcast platforms. To submit a question or comment to the hosts, visit the contact page or send a message on Twitter or LinkedIn.
*To ensure the credibility of this program, Coronavirus: The Truth refuses to accept sponsorship, outside funding sources or guests with any financial or personal conflicts of interest. Check in regularly for the latest episodes of this show.