In the final episode of our series, America’s Public Health Experiment, Dylan, Dara, and Jerusalem discuss how the CDC and the FDA failed the American public in the early months of the pandemic. Plus, a white paper about excess deaths in the first year of Covid-19.
How the experts botched masking advice
face-masks.html">Zeynep Tufekci on the case for masks (in March 2020)
covid-response.html">Can the CDC be fixed?
How the CDC failed to detect Covid early
Scott Gottlieb on CDC versus FDA turf wars
Dylan Matthews (@dylanmatt), senior correspondent, Vox
Jerusalem Demsas (@jerusalemdemsas), policy reporter, Vox
Dara Lind (@dlind), immigration reporter, ProPublica
Sofi LaLonde, producer & engineer
Libby Nelson, editorial adviser
Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts
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