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Trump's peddling a fake Covid-19 cure

Trump's peddling a fake Covid-19 cure

Update: 2020-08-252
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Jane, Dara, and Matt on convalescent plasma, FDA reform, and the politics of science.

Resources:

"Trump used a rare disease survivor to take a shot at the FDA" by Julia Belluz, Vox

"Making American Great Again–The FDA" by Alex Tabarrok, Marginal Revolution

"Reopening schools safely is going to take much more federal leadership" by Matthew Yglesias, Vox

"Straight talk on the FDA’s tumultuous weekend — and new questions about its independence" by Adam Feuerstein & Matthew Herper, Stat News

One Billion Americans by Matthew Yglesias

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Hosts:

Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior Correspondent, Vox

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica


Credits:

Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

The Weeds is a Vox Media Podcast Network production


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Trump's peddling a fake Covid-19 cure

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