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Betrayed Nurses, Global Scientists Explain Our Future with COVID19

Betrayed Nurses, Global Scientists Explain Our Future with COVID19

Update: 2020-04-211
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How did this virus begin? How did it jump from animals to humans? Why do we not have testing available so we can resume our lives? We're at least a year away from a vaccine, and we are still filled with questions, and some people are filled with anger. In this episode we will hear from hospital staff, epidemiologists, & biosecurity experts who are working tirelessly to relieve the patients and the workers of this crisis from around the world: 



  • Dr. Emma Hodcroft is a molecular biologist in Switzerland tracking the CoronaVirus in real-time. Her work reveals how the CoronaVirus jumped from animals to humans, and can distinguish if a COVID-19 patient caught the virus from someone in China, Seattle, or in their own neighborhood. 


  • Professor Raina MacIntyre is a biosecurity expert in Australia and explains why testing is paramount to our safety and the superiority of N-95 masks. 


  • Dr. Saskia Popescu is a senior infection prevention epidemiologist in Arizona who explains how much more social distancing we can expect.


  • Dr. Seema Yasmin is the Director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative and describes how women will be impacted by the pandemic.


  • Stephanie, a nurse in Brittany, France, shares her frustration at the lack of preparedness to protect herself, her coworkers, and her patients. 

  • And we’ll check back in with Antoinette Ward, the nurse practitioner who created, and is leading testing for COVID19, at a major hospital in Atlanta.

And next week, we'll have an interview with Stacey Abrams! We'll talk about love, friendship, and how COVID19 will further impact voter suppression.


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Betrayed Nurses, Global Scientists Explain Our Future with COVID19

Betrayed Nurses, Global Scientists Explain Our Future with COVID19

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