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Why some diseases come and go with the seasons, and how to develop smarter, safer chemicals

Why some diseases come and go with the seasons, and how to develop smarter, safer chemicals

Update: 2020-03-262
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On this week’s show, host Joel Goldberg gets an update on the coronavirus pandemic from Senior Correspondent Jon Cohen. In addition, Cohen gives a rundown of his latest feature, which highlights the relationship between diseases and changing seasons—and how this relationship relates to a potential coronavirus vaccine.

Also this week, from a recording made at this year’s AAAS annual meeting in Seattle, host Meagan Cantwell speaks with Alexandra Maertens, director of the Green Toxicology initiative at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, about the importance of incorporating nonanimal testing methods to study the adverse effects of chemicals.

This week’s episode was produced with help from Podigy.

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Why some diseases come and go with the seasons, and how to develop smarter, safer chemicals

Why some diseases come and go with the seasons, and how to develop smarter, safer chemicals

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