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episode 397: Coronavirus 101


Jane, Dara and Brian Resnick talk about COVID-19 -- how it started, its potential impact, and where we go from here.

Resources:

"11 questions about the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, answered" by Julia Belluz, Vox

"If the coronavirus hits America, who’s responsible for protecting you?" by Brian Resnick, Vox

"“This is not the bat’s fault”: A disease expert explains where the coronavirus likely comes from" by Brian Resnick, Vox

"The coronavirus diagnostic testing snafu, explained" by Julia Belluz and Brian Resnick, Vox

"Ebola will make Americans more likely to give up civil liberties" by Shana Gadarian and Bethany Albertson, WaPo


Hosts:

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica

Brian Resnick (@B_resnick), Science reporter, Vox


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