PODCAST-19: FiveThirtyEight on the Novel Coronavirus

By FiveThirtyEight, Anna Rothschild

FiveThirtyEight's COVID-19 podcast is laser-focused on evidence. What do we know about the novel coronavirus, and what do we know we don't know? COVID-19 has pushed Americans into more uncertain territory than most have ever known. Our podcast helps listeners understand what they can be certain about, and what is still unknown. We investigate coronavirus mysteries, debate when it's safe to reopen the economy and keep track of the latest scientific developments on vaccines and treatments. We do it all with FiveThirtyEight's trademark blend of transparency and rigor.

  1. 1.
    How To Make Sure Your Kid Isn't A Superspreader
    7:37
  2. 2.
    You Might Have Given The Coronavirus To Your Cat
    12:04
  3. 3.
    What A Donated Vaccine Can Do
    16:11
  4. 4.
    The Johnson & Johnson Pause Shows The System Is Working
    14:18
  5. 5.
    What The Heck Is Going On With AstraZeneca's Vaccine?
    15:28
  6. 6.
    How To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy
    27:29
  7. 7.
    The COVID-19 Endemic
    22:32
  8. 8.
    How Variants Complicate Everything
    16:52
  1. 9.
    The Ethical Dilemmas Prompted By The Vaccine Rollout
    21:06
  2. 10.
    What Happens Once You Get An mRNA Vaccine
    17:16
  3. 11.
    Answering All (Or At Least Some) Of Your Vaccine Questions
    25:39
  4. 12.
    The Dr. Fauci Holiday Special
    16:07
  5. 13.
    Why Emily Oster Made Her Own COVID-19 Database
    20:14
  6. 14.
    How To Trust That A COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe
    21:13
  7. 15.
    There's No Longterm Plan For Long COVID
    16:12
  8. 16.
    What To Make Of Pfizer's Big Vaccine Announcement
    13:42
  9. 17.
    How To Vote Safely In A Pandemic
    21:20
  10. 18.
    Would Biden’s COVID-19 Plan Be Able To Control The Pandemic?
    17:53
  11. 19.
    The President Took A Rare Combo Of COVID-19 Drugs. Will It Help?
    19:10
  12. 20.
    The Significance Of Trump Testing Positive For COVID-19
    23:16
  13. 21.
    The New College Experience
    18:20
  14. 22.
    Can We Trust A Vaccine That Gets Approved?
    20:37
  15. 23.
    Why A Vaccine Trial Would Press Pause
    18:23
  16. 24.
    The U.S. Wants Out Of A Global Effort To Stop A Global Pandemic
    11:57
  17. 25.
    What's It Going To Take For Us To Become Immune?
    31:31
  18. 26.
    Russia Approved A COVID Vaccine. Will It Be Available In America?
    31:51
  19. 27.
    PODCAST-19 Has The Week Off!
    0:23
  20. 28.
    Lab-Grown Antibodies Might Protect Essential Workers
    23:17
  21. 29.
    It's Harder to Get A COVID Test If You're Black Or Hispanic
    25:40
  22. 30.
    When Does A Pandemic Start To Erode Civil Liberties?
    29:49
  23. 31.
    Dr. Anthony Fauci Talks With PODCAST-19
    28:06
  24. 32.
    How To Convince People To Stop A Pandemic
    19:53
  25. 33.
    Do Masks Actually Work?
    20:12
  26. 34.
    Who Will Be First To Get A COVID Vaccine?
    23:29
  27. 35.
    The Case Of The Bogus Hydroxycholoroquine Study
    29:41
  28. 36.
    What It's Like To Be A Black Doctor And Nurse Right Now
    20:43
  29. 37.
    Is One Coronavirus Strain Worse Than Another?
    22:01
  30. 38.
    Why The Death Count Is Almost Certainly Too Low
    34:54
  31. 39.
    How Close Are We To Herd Immunity?
    30:01
  32. 40.
    How An Army Of Contact Tracers Could Help
    29:15
  33. 41.
    Are Coronavirus Antibody Tests Reliable?
    30:42
  34. 42.
    PODCAST-19: FiveThirtyEight on the Novel Coronavirus
    1:25

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