Calvin D. Sun, MD wants you to get your vaccine and wear PPE so we can get back to traveling
Dr. Calvin Sun is the multi-talented doctor, bboy badass, writer, photographer, and visionary mind and CEO behind @monsoondiaries. Sun works as an attending physician and clinical assistant professor in Emergency Medicine at multiple emergency departments in the New York City area. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he rotates among different hospitals in NYC. During the early days of the pandemic, Sun did first-person reporting of his experiences and his thoughts on how the disease manifests itself on his Instagram.
Sun has been personally affected by the pandemic, losing his grandfather to the disease. Today he joins us from zoom in NYC, but his travels have taken him to over 100 countries and counting. With no further adieu, welcome to the Broken Dove podcast, Dr. Calvin D. Sun.
Calvin is also the Founder & CEO of The Monsoon Diaries: a blog-turned-travel community that has taken hundreds of readers to 190+ countries in the past 10 years including North Korea, Nauru, Iraq, and Antarctica. The Monsoon Diaries has since been featured on BBC News, ABC News, MSNBC, TED, National Geographic, and USA Today.
If you’re interested in going on an adventure, check out The Monsoon Diaries website or send an email to email@example.com!
About 1 in 4 Americans say they might decline to be immunized. Among them is rocker, gun rights activist and staunch conservative Ted Nugent, who dismissed vaccines while announcing on Facebook that he tested positive Monday after suffering flu-like symptoms for 10 days.
“I thought I was dying,” the singer said. “I literally could hardly crawl out of bed the last few days, but I did, I crawled.”
Globally, weekly infections are setting records. In the U.S., while cases and hospitalizations have fallen since January, the United States is still reporting more than 400,000 cases per week.
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