Fighting Coronavirus, from American Innovations

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.

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.

Episodes: 20

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Will We Remember 2020 A Century From Now?

Duration: 23 min

We’re More United Than You Think

Duration: 23 min

Is Social Distancing Enough?

Duration: 24 min

Makers Take Us Back To The Future

Duration: 25 min

Taking Care Of Our Kids

Duration: 31 min

Can Data Save Our Lives?

Duration: 28 min

When Will The Lockdown End?

Duration: 24 min

Protecting City Life After Covid-19

Duration: 26 min

Prospects for a Vaccine

Duration: 25 min

Introducing Fighting Coronavirus

Duration: 1 min

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