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Coronavirus Podcast Episodes

Here you will find episodes relating to coronavirus from a variety of podcasts covering everything from economics to practical advice. You can find podcasts with up-to-date coverage dedicated solely to the outbreak on our Discover List: Coronavirus Updates.

You can also find official coronavirus guidelines from the CDC and from the World Health Organization. Stay safe and stay healthy!


News & Updates


Today Explained

How Covid-19 attacks your body March 30th
Your coronavirus questions, answered (Part II) March 27th
The emergency room emergency March 26th
The two trillion dollar question March 25th
Asia's second wave March 23rd
Giving birth in a pandemic March 23rd
Your coronavirus questions, answered March 20th
Six feet away March 19th
TFW your dad gives you Covid-19 March 18th
Can President Trump fix this? March 17th
School's out for Covid March 16th
Living in lockdown March 13th
How to slow down coronavirus March 12th
Coronavirus hits the markets March 10th
So you think you have Covid-19 March 6th
Covid-19, explained by Carl (who has it) March 3rd
Pandemic? February 26th


The Daily

Why the U.S. Is Running Out of Medical Supplies March 31st
Back From the Brink March 30th
The Sunday Read: What I Learned When My Husband Got Coronavirus March 29th
A Kids’ Guide to Coronavirus March 27th
A Historic Stimulus Bill March 26th
‘Raring to Go by Easter’ March 25th
Why the American Approach Is Failing March 24th
Special Episode: Alone Together March 20th
New York City Grinds to a Halt March 20th
One City's Fight to Stop the Virus March 19th
Gov. Andrew Cuomo: ‘It’s Making Sure We Live Through This.’ March 18th
'It's Like a War' March 17th
Why This Recession Will Be Different March 16th
Special Episode: A Bit of Relief - March 13th March 13th
Learning to Live With the Coronavirus March 13th
Confronting a Pandemic March 12th
Why the U.S. Wasn't Ready for the Coronavirus March 11th
The Coronavirus Outbreak in Washington State March 5th
The Coronavirus Goes Global February 27th
Fear, Fury and the Coronavirus February 13th


The Journal

The Debate Over the Defense Production Act March 31st
China Is Getting Past Coronavirus. Its Economy Isn't. March 27th
The Economic Trade-Offs of Social Distancing March 26th
The $2 Trillion Plan to Help the Economy March 25th
Why There's No Toilet Paper: Answers to Your Coronavirus Questions March 24th
The Coronavirus Cash Crisis March 23rd
When Performers Work From Home March 20th
The Looming Crisis for U.S. Hospitals March 19th
Coronavirus Layoffs Have Begun March 18th
The Economic Uncertainty of Coronavirus March 17th
The Race to Cure Coronavirus March 16th
The Oil Price War That Stoked the Market Freefall March 13th
The Day Coronavirus Became a Pandemic March 12th
How the U.S. Is Trying to Contain Coronavirus March 9th
Will Coronavirus Cause a Recession? March 5th
How Washington State's Coronavirus Outbreak Unfolded March 3rd


On The Media

Playing The Hero March 27th
[When Coronavirus Isn't The Only Crisis] March 25th
Bracing for Impact March 20th
Can Eviction Moratoriums Stop The Bleeding March 18th
Civilization, Interrupted March 13th
A Unique Petri Dish March 12th
Our Bodies, Ourselves March 6th
Covering a Pandemic When Institutions Go Dark March 4th


Stories of our times

Lessons in isolation (from Antarctica) March 30th
What does the coronavirus mean for jobs? March 29th
Love (and divorce) in the time of corona March 27th
Lessons from a past pandemic March 26th
Living with the lockdown: Meet Norman and Jorge March 25th
Bonus episode: You must stay at home March 24th
Has the government done enough? March 23rd
The Virus: An Olympic sized problem March 20th
The Virus: A world shut down March 19th
The Virus: Splendid isolation with Jon Ronson March 18th
The Virus: When the doctors get sick March 16th


The Latest

Why President Trump Changed His Tone on the Coronavirus March 17th


Ted Talks Daily

Simple, effective tech to connect communities in crisis March 31st
What the world can learn from China's response to the coronavirus - Gary Liu March 27th
How we must respond to the coronavirus pandemic - Bill Gates March 25th


Life Kit

What To Do If You Lost Work Because Of Coronavirus March 30th
Disrupted and Distanced: The Latest Advice On Navigating Coronavirus March 18th
Coronavirus And Parenting: What You Need To Know Now March 13th
5 Ways To Prevent And Prepare For The Coronavirus February 28th


The Science


Short Wave

Lessons In Being Alone, From A Woodland Snail March 30th
No, The Coronavirus Isn't Another Flu March 27th
Stay Home And Skype A Scientist March 26th
Why Is The Coronavirus So Good At Spreading? March 24th
Keep Your Distance March 20th
Coronavirus Can Live On Surfaces For Days. What That Really Means March 18th
Coronavirus Latest: Testing Challenges And Protecting At-Risk Elderly March 13th
Coronavirus Is Here. Will Quarantines Help? March 4th
A Coronavirus Listener Q&A Episode February 7th


Science Vs

Coronavirus: Are Young People Safe? March 31st
Coronavirus: Will Chloroquine Save Us? March 26th
Coronavirus: Unmasking the Facts March 23rd
Coronavirus: A Story From the Front Lines March 19th
Coronavirus: What Should You Do Now? March 16th
Coronavirus: Fears and Facts March 4th



All (Washed) Hands on Deck: How to Help Yourself & Others Right Now with Dr. Michael F. Wells March 22th
Virology (COVID-19) with Dr. Shannon Bennett + various ologists March 10th


Science Rules! with Bill Nye

Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered March 31st
Coronavirus: What The Numbers Tell Us March 27th
Coronavirus: Where Are The Tests? March 24th
Coronavirus: How Afraid Should You Be? March 12th


Science Friday

Coronavirus: Washing and Sanitizing, Science Diction, New HIV PrEP Drugs - Part 1 March 13



Sawbones: Masks March 30th
Sawbones: Coronavirus Part 2 March 22nd
Sawbones: Revenge of the Weird Medical Questions March 13th
Sawbones: Quarantine March 2nd
Sawbones: Coronavirus February 2nd


This Podcast Will Kill You

COVID-19 Chapter 1: Virology March 23rd
COVID-19 Chapter 2: Disease March 23rd
COVID-19 Chapter 3: Control March 23rd
COVID-19 Chapter 4: Epidemiology March 23rd
COVID-19 Chapter 5: Vaccines March 23rd
COVID-19 Chapter 6: Mental Health March 23rd
M-m-m-my Coronaviruses February 18


Stories of our times

The Virus: The race for a vaccine March 16th


The Economics


Freakonomics Radio

The Side Effects of Social Distancing March 18th


This Is Uncomfortable

COVID-19 comforts March 19th


The Latest

Why Markets Crashed on Monday March 9th


An Arm and A Leg

Makers unite: Speeding PPE to a COVID hospital April 7th



What the Actual ETF Is Going on Right Now March 19th
Biotech ETFs Vs. The Coronavirus March 5th


Planet Money

#983: You Asked About The Virus Economy March 23rd
#981: How To Test A Counrty March 18th
#980: The Fed Fights The Virus March 16th
#979: Medicine For The Economy March 13th
#978: Coronavirus, Oil, and Kansas March 11th
#977: Where's The Vaccine? March 6th


The Indicator from Planet Money

The Most Vulnerable Workers March 23rd
Our COVID-19 Indicators Of The Week March 20th
The Test Shortage March 19th
China's New Normal March 18th
The Sudden Stop March 16th
Economic Fear Factor March 13th
Disease Detectives March 11th
Tracking The Impact Of Coronavirus In Real Time March 10th
Coronavirus And The Labor Market March 6th
Health Policy Is Economic Policy March 5th
The Corona Bump March 4th
Coronavirus: Update From Italy March 3rd
Coronavirus: A View From Hong Kong February 28th
Coronavirus And The Global Economy February 10th




Short Wave

Coronavirus Is Closing Schools: Here's How Families Can Cope. March 17th


Life kit

We Need Art Right Now. Here's How To Get Into Poetry March 31st
Coping With Coronavirus: Tips For Your Wallet And Kitchen March 26th
Anxious Thoughts? 5 Tips To Help You Sleep March 26th
6 Tips For Homeschooling During Coronavirus March 24th
Stuck Inside? Here's Your TV Streaming Strategy March 19th
8 Tips To Make Working From Home, Work For You March 17th


The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

Coronavirus BONUS: Rising to a Challenge March 23
Coronavirus BONUS: Coach Yourself Through a Crisis March 19
Coronavirus BONUS: Beat Your Isolation Loneliness March 16


It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

Special Episode: A Social Distancing Survival Guide March 20th
Weekly Wrap: Everything Is Canceled, Here Are Some Distractions March 13th


Death, Sex & Money

We Made A Pandemic Tool Kit March 20th
Alone Together: A COVID-19 Call-In March 13th


The Indicator from Planet Money

Working From Home March 17th



"The Good Hysteria" March 19th


Call Your Girlfriend

Homebodies March 20th
Corona Community March 13th


Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Bonus: Coping During COVID-19: How to Stay Happier and Calmer in Difficult Times March 14




Is Amazon primed for coronavirus? March 24th
How quickly can we treat covid-19? March 19th
Does stopping coronavirus require more surveillance? March 10th
The coronavirus rumor mill March 5th


Over the Road

Brief Update From the Road March 18th


Code Switch

When Fear Of The Coronavirus Turns Into Racism And Xenophobia March 4th


Eater's Digest

Closings, Bailouts, Delivery, and More March 20th
How Coronavirus Is Affecting Restaurants + Food Stories March 13th


Hidden Brain

An Unfinished Lesson March 23rd
Panic in the Streets March 16th


Short Wave

The Surprising Origin of Some Timely Advice: Wash Your Hands January 31st


The Daily

Special Episode: Jody's Playlist March 27th
Special Episode: This Tom Hanks Story Will Make You Feel Less Bad March 15th


Worst Year Ever

The Reasonable Person's Guide To Prepping March 17th


99% Invisible

394- Roman Mars Describes Things As They Are March 17th


Other Great Resources


28 Podcasts for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Some excellent coronavirus podcast episodes, videos, and links

Reply All Call-Ins over twitch "We want to connect with you. We are going to be taking calls several days in the coming weeks."
Check twitter to find when they are streaming live.  

Avery Trufelman, a producer of 99% Invisible, has a nightly poetry series.

Wow in the World will be releasing shows daily and have a worksheet to go along with episodes to get your kids thinking and learning.

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