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Quarantine, tracking COVID-19, and toilet paper triumph

Quarantine, tracking COVID-19, and toilet paper triumph

In the first segment  [1:10-16:00], hosts Eric Jaffe and Vanessa Quirk discuss this week's top stories: Could location data slow Covid-19? (WaPo) and (Sara Morrison, Recode) The toll of quarantine on mental health (Eric Jaffe, Sidewalk Talk) / Toll on older Americans (Lindsay Ullman, Medium) / Neighbors Mobilize Over Facebook (Arielle Pardes, Wired) Designing cities in a new age of pandemics (Diana Budds, Curbed) / Pandemics as an urban planning problem (Ian Klaus, CityLab) In the second segment [15:00-22:00], the hosts interview reporter Jennifer O’Mahony, who gives us a sense of life on lockdown in Madrid, Spain.  [16:30 - 22:10] And in the final segment [22:20-24:40], the hosts share what made them smile this week. Drive-in theaters make a comeback (Daniel Miller, LA Times) Care-mongering in Canada (Tom Gerken, BBC)

Duration: 25 min

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