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A weekly podcast breaking down the latest news, research, and analysis of the COVID-19 coronavirus, from the World Economic Forum

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A weekly podcast breaking down the latest news, research, and analysis of the COVID-19 coronavirus, from the World Economic Forum

    Antivaxxers vs vaccines

    Antivaxxers vs vaccines

    False rumours and conspiracy theories pose a real threat to the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine. Professors Paul Offit and Heidi Larson tell us how we can fight back.

    • 30 min
    World Vs Virus: Coming Soon

    World Vs Virus: Coming Soon

    News of upcoming episodes of World Vs Virus in which we look at a global effort to counter anti-vax myths and find out how the characters from Sesame Street are helping children around the world survive the pandemic.

    • 3 min
    Summer Break

    Summer Break

    World Vs Virus is taking a short summer break. We'll see you again next month. If you think you're going to miss us, don't forget to subscribe to our program on your chosen podcast platform so you find out when we're back. Meanwhile, listen back to all previous episodes and check out our sister podcast The Great Reset.

    • 1 min
    The story so far

    The story so far

    A look back on the pandemic to date, featuring interviews with, among others, Gita Gopinath and David Miliband. What have we learned and what’s next?

    • 16 min
    Nico Rosberg: driving towards a cleaner post-COVID world

    Nico Rosberg: driving towards a cleaner post-COVID world

    The world champion racing driver-turned green investor tells us how the pandemic should be an opportunity to accelerate zero-emissions transport. And find out what he thinks of the armchair athletes of esports.

    • 20 min
    Dr Maria Neria, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department of the World Health Organisation

    Dr Maria Neria, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department of the World Health Organisation

    • 14 min

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