Fighting Coronavirus, from American Innovationsactive
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When public health is threatened on a mass scale, we have a long history of working together to take on the challenge. As the host of Wondery’s American Innovations, Steven Johnson has told the stories of some of the most crucial breakthroughs in health, medicine, and technology. He’s also the author of one of the seminal books on epidemics, “The Ghost Map.”

On this new weekly series, Steven will speak with experts from the worlds of health and technology about how the current moment compares with past pandemics, and what the coming months might look like. What will it take to develop a COVID-19 vaccine? How will our educational system change? How can crowdsourcing help us battle the spread of the coronavirus? We’ve vanquished more dangerous threats before. Let’s roll up our sleeves and tackle this one together.

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Brooklyn, NY
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16 Available Episodes (16 Total)Average duration: 00:23:58
Jun 30 | 00:25:41
Inside the NBA Bubble
Jun 23 | 00:27:37
Forest Fires, Memes, & Covid-19
Jun 16 | 00:26:25
Can We Ditch the Office Forever?
Jun 09 | 00:27:36
Why Covid-19 Disproportionately Kills Black Americans
Jun 03 | 00:22:52
Can Your Smartwatch Detect Covid-19?
May 26 | 00:23:01
Stopping the Spread of Bad Information
May 19 | 00:23:24
Will We Remember 2020 A Century From Now?
May 12 | 00:22:44
We’re More United Than You Think
May 05 | 00:24:16
Is Social Distancing Enough?
Apr 28 | 00:25:27
Makers Take Us Back To The Future
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