“PODCAST-19” Helps Listeners Understand What They Can Be Certain About and What Is Still Unknown About the Virus and Its Impact
Hosted by Anna Rothschild, First Episode Debuts Today, May 1
ABC News’ FiveThirtyEight today debuted a new weekly podcast series, “PODCAST-19: FiveThirtyEight on the Coronavirus,” laser-focused on breaking down the information and evidence surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. As the novel coronavirus pushes Americans into more uncertain territory than most have ever known, “PODCAST-19” helps listeners understand what they can be certain about and what is still unknown about the virus and its impact. Host Anna Rothschild, with the support of the powerhouse FiveThirtyEight team, investigates COVID-19 mysteries, debates when it’s safe to reopen the economy and keeps track of the latest scientific developments on vaccines and treatments. The first episode of “PODCAST-19” is available today, May 1. New episodes will be released every Friday for free on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pandora, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, the FiveThirtyEight site and the ABC News app.
The latest ABC News reporting on COVID-19 is available here: https://abcnews.go.com/alerts/coronavirus.
Rothschild has over a decade of experience reporting on science, health and the environment. She has won multiple awards for her science communication, including from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Institute of Physics.