74 episodes

The coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? In season 2, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will keep you updated on what you need to know about COVID-19, what led us to this crisis in the first place, and what policies can lead us out. New episodes of America Dissected: Coronavirus every Tuesday.

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The coronavirus is now a global pandemic. How did we get here? What went wrong? What do we do about it now? In season 2, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, a physician and former city health commissioner, will keep you updated on what you need to know about COVID-19, what led us to this crisis in the first place, and what policies can lead us out. New episodes of America Dissected: Coronavirus every Tuesday.

    Women out of the Workplace with Jane Oates

    Women out of the Workplace with Jane Oates

    Abdul reflects on the economic consequences of COVID-19. Abdul talks to Jane Oates, President of WorkingNation and former Labor Department Official under President Obama, about the unequal burden of lost livelihoods among women.

    For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/americadissected.
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    • 36 min
    So, How Does This End? with John Barry

    So, How Does This End? with John Barry

    Abdul sets expectations on how our current pandemic will end. He then poses the question to John Barry, author of the definitive book about the last great pandemic, The Great Influenza, to see what we can learn from history.

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    • 43 min
    The Variants Episode with Dr. Angela Rasmussen

    The Variants Episode with Dr. Angela Rasmussen

    Abdul talks about how our failure to invest in public health is hurting our vaccine effort. He talks to Dr. Angie Rasmussen, America Dissected’s resident virologist to break down the new variants and what they tell us about where we go from here.

    For a transcript of this episode, please visit: crooked.com/americadissected
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    • 34 min
    The First 100 with Brian Beutler

    The First 100 with Brian Beutler

    Abdul reflects on the power and responsibility of American leadership--and what it means for how the US must lead on COVID-19. He talks to Brian Beutler, Editor-in-Chief at Crooked Media and host of season 2 of the podcast Rubicon, focused on President Biden’s first 100 days.

     For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/americadissected
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    • 36 min
    Racism is a Public Health Issue with Dr. Mary Bassett

    Racism is a Public Health Issue with Dr. Mary Bassett

    Abdul explains the race between virus and vaccine. He reflects on how history’s racism is shaping the COVID-19 response today. He talks to Dr. Mary Bassett, Director of the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard and former Health Commissioner for New York City.
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    • 38 min
    We Need to Talk about Medicare for All with Dr. Micah Johnson

    We Need to Talk about Medicare for All with Dr. Micah Johnson

    Abdul dissects President Biden’s COVID19 executive orders and reflects on what COVID-19’s showed us about our healthcare system. He talks to Dr. Micah Johnson, resident physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Abdul’s co-author on the new book “Medicare for All: A Citizen’s Guide.”
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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.5K Ratings

3.5K Ratings

Arlie K ,

Incredible insights in every episode

The Crooked Media team does it again! Dr. El-Sayed is an incredibly knowledgeable and engaging host, and every guest offers unique and insightful context for whatever crazy new twist the coronavirus saga holds that week. It's truly an essential listen for navigating this uncertain moment.

Ali Schu ,

Hello, Dr.

If you could just repeat the name of the person you’re speaking to. It would be really helpful for people like me.

Thanks for what you do,

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Science Wins

I listen to America Dissected to get honest reasoned information and I have received just that. Dr El-Sayed provides straight shooters

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