A collection of episodes exploring local, national, and global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
How will advances in biology open up a new era of medicine? Two trail-blazing scientists, Aviv Regev and Jim Collins, discuss their breakthrough work in cell biology, inventing new viral tests, and harnessing advanced computing to unlock new frontiers in the fight against disease.
How can we help the developing world weather the pandemic and keep the global economy afloat? Nobel Prize-winning economist, Esther Duflo, and former Finance Minister of Chile, Andrés Velasco, share their experiences.
Our second guest, Former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration Dr. Scott Gottlieb, one of the earliest voices to predict the power of the novel coronavirus, what he calls the perfect pathogen.
Each episode will dive into a local, national or global facet of COVID-19 including healthcare, education, global prosperity, air travel, cities & public spaces, work and more.