Coronavirus: The Truth with Dr. Robert Pearl and Jeremy Corr

By Dr. Robert Pearl and Jeremy Corr

At a time when the disease is impacting financial markets, dominating news coverage and disrupting daily life, this show cuts through the fear-mongering and misinformation to bring listeners the truth—with informed commentary, helpful context and reporting from only the most credible sources.

  1. 1.
    CTT #37: Will pandemic stress cause clinicians to quit medicine?
    34:22
  2. 2.
    CTT #36: Is the J&J vaccine scare an overreaction or scientifically valid?
    58:23
  3. 3.
    CTT #35: How young is too young to be vaccinated?
    57:58
  4. 4.
    CTT #34: What happened after Dr. Pearl’s ‘Covid-19 flight from hell’?
    49:12
  5. 5.
    CTT #33: Why aren’t we producing generic vaccines?
    42:34
  6. 6.
    CTT #32: Is herd immunity almost here?
    39:50
  7. 7.
    CTT #31: How long do Covid-19 symptoms persist? What’s a normal recovery?
    33:03
  8. 8.
    CTT #30: Are the mutant strains of Covid deadlier?
    26:49
  1. 9.
    CTT #29: What went wrong with the vaccine rollout? Is it fixable?
    42:22
  2. 10.
    CTT #28: Are coronavirus mutations in the UK cause for concern in the US?
    54:06
  3. 11.
    CTT #27: Now that a Covid-19 vaccine is approved, what’s next?
    30:50
  4. 12.
    #26: Listeners had lots of questions about the ‘conspiracy theory’ episode
    49:14
  5. 13.
    #25: Is there any truth to these Covid-19 conspiracy theories?
    41:14
  6. 14.
    #24: Are the kids alright? What about their parents?
    34:11
  7. 15.
    #23: Should I cancel my Thanksgiving plans?
    31:23
  8. 16.
    #22: What do (and don’t) we know about Trump’s illness and treatments?
    37:06
  9. 17.
    #21: Do these coronavirus statistics surprise you?
    40:10
  10. 18.
    #20: What’s the truth about super spreaders, saliva tests and vaccine safety?
    36:44
  11. 19.
    #19: What’s the most promising scientific development so far?
    32:19
  12. 20.
    #18: Where to go for nonpartisan COVID-19 info?
    34:20
  13. 21.
    #17: Will Covid-19 sway the November elections?
    31:21
  14. 22.
    #16: What are Americans still getting wrong about COVID-19?
    46:23
  15. 23.
    #15: Is it too soon for sports?
    28:49
  16. 24.
    #14: How will historians look back on our nation’s handling of the coronavirus?
    34:58
  17. 25.
    #13: Can we trust scientific research in the era of COVID-19?
    33:36
  18. 26.
    #12: How does racial inequality fuel the coronavirus crisis?
    35:49
  19. 27.
    #11: Is a COVID-19 vaccine almost ready?
    31:27
  20. 28.
    #10: What will the ‘new normal’ look like next year based on current facts?
    29:47
  21. 29.
    #9: A practical survival guide to COVID-19
    38:50
  22. 30.
    #8: Testing, testing: Which COVID-19 test is best?
    34:00
  23. 31.
    #7: Is it time to get back to work?
    35:23
  24. 32.
    #6: What did scientists learn this week?
    30:05
  25. 33.
    #5: Can we ‘crush the curve’ of this pandemic?
    34:36
  26. 34.
    Episode 20: Siddhartha Mukherjee on COVID-19, genes and physician sacrifice
    55:35
  27. 35.
    #4: Is this the week the pandemic peaks?
    44:15
  28. 36.
    #3: Why can’t we accept the painful truth about COVID-19?
    37:32
  29. 37.
    #2: When will the coronavirus pandemic end?
    36:38
  30. 38.
    #1: Why are we afraid of the coronavirus?
    38:58

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[26:57] What about the possibility of medications to treat coronavirus? Why are scientists skeptical?

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[29:06] Beyond our current reality, are there any “rays of hope” coming from this crisis?

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[32:19] Is the coronavirus a “Black Swan” (unpredictable/unforeseen) event?

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[33:11] What’s the mood in middle America over the coronavirus?

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[34:32] Listener questions: Is food delivery safe? Is grocery-store shopping safe? Should we be wearing masks?

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This episode is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and other podcast platforms. To submit a question or comment to the hosts, visit the contact page or send a message on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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*To ensure the credibility of this program, Coronavirus: The Truth refuses to accept sponsorship, outside funding sources or guests with any financial or personal conflicts of interest.

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From the hosts of the Fixing Healthcare podcast comes a new and necessary show that focuses on the facts surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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This podcast offers science-based updates on the coronavirus, insights from public health officials and clinicians, along with an unbiased look at how the day’s news and opinion are impacting American life.

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Here are the questions Dr. Robert PearlandJeremy Corrtackled in episode 1 of Coronavirus: The Truth

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[02:01] What qualifies these hosts to educate listeners about the coronavirus?

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[04:18] What is coronavirus? How does it spread? Who’s at greatest risk?

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[07:34] Are all these event cancellations and restaurant closures appropriate or overkill? Will these actions make a difference?

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[11:58] How dangerous is COVID-19 compared to seasonal influenza (the flu)?

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[13:47] How does this pandemic compare to other outbreaks like Spanish Flu, MERS, SARS and Ebola?

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[16:27] What do we know about immunity, recovery and seasonality with respect to coronavirus in the United States?

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[19:08] Should we be scared when scientists say, “We don’t know…”?

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[20:15] Viral spread, economic strain, public panic and an overwhelmed healthcare system: Which are legit threats at this time?

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[25:07] What should people with COVID-19 symptoms do? What immediate steps should they take?

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[28:26] What are the psychological factors at play? Why are we so afraid? Why are people engaged in hoarding behaviors?

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[34:16] When can we expect a return to normalcy in American life?

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This episode is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and other podcast platforms. To submit a question or comment to the hosts, visit the contact page or send a message on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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*To ensure the credibility of this program, Coronavirus: The Truth refuses to accept sponsorship, outside funding sources or guests with any financial or personal conflicts of interest. Check in regularly for the latest episodes of this show. 

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