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Lectures, opinions, insights and interviews from Dr Raywat Deonandan: epidemiologist, global health researcher, journalist, novelist, and science communicator.

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Lectures, opinions, insights and interviews from Dr Raywat Deonandan: epidemiologist, global health researcher, journalist, novelist, and science communicator.

    COVID-19: Answering Your COVID Vaccine Questions (podcast episode)

    COVID-19: Answering Your COVID Vaccine Questions (podcast episode)

    Drs Erling Rud and Raywat Deonandan answer the public's questions about the new COVID-19 vaccines.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    COVID-19: Pandemics Are Worse For the Poor (podcast episode)

    COVID-19: Pandemics Are Worse For the Poor (podcast episode)

    Those at the lower rungs of the socio-economic ladder are always disproportionately affected by public health crises, never more so than with an infectious disease epidemic.

    • 5 min
    COVID19: Elimination, Suppression, or Mitigation? (Podcast Episode)

    COVID19: Elimination, Suppression, or Mitigation? (Podcast Episode)

    The vaccine data are compelling and there's a light at the end of the tunnel. But the tunnel is long and dark. So how do we manage until the vaccine gives us herd immunity? Right now all across Canada there is a call for a comprehensive strategy. Here are some of the options.

    • 17 min
    COVID19: Why Are Cases Increasing But Deaths Are Not? (Podcast Episode)

    COVID19: Why Are Cases Increasing But Deaths Are Not? (Podcast Episode)

    Right now in Canada, new daily cases of COVID-19 are increasing seemingly exponentially. But we are not seeing a similar increase in either hospitalizations or deaths. Why?

    • 8 min
    COVID19: What’s All This “Second Wave” Business? (Podcast Episode)

    COVID19: What’s All This “Second Wave” Business? (Podcast Episode)

    What do Epidemiologists mean by a "second wave" of COVID-19?

    • 14 min
    COVID19: Keeping Schools Safe (Podcast Episode)

    COVID19: Keeping Schools Safe (Podcast Episode)

    Sep 13, 2020 — I’ve been ignoring this podcast of late and focusing more on writing COVID-related blog posts. So I’ve decided to triple-down on the messaging and am recording […]

    • 15 min

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