Today, Explained

Today, Explained

Vox
Mar 31, 2020 28 min

The trouble with Trump’s daily briefings

Part rally, part media-bashing, part critical updates on the coronavirus crisis, President Trump's daily press briefings are muddying the message. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2020 27 min

How Covid-19 attacks your body

In this episode of Vox's Reset podcast Ed Yong from The Atlantic explains how a little spiky ball called SARS-CoV2 brought the world to its knees. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2020 27 min

Your coronavirus questions, answered (Part II)

On today's show, more listener questions: Why isn't everyone social distancing? Will I be immune after I get it? When will this end? My anxiety is spiking!(Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2020 28 min

The emergency room emergency

The Atlantic's James Hamblin explains why America has a critical shortage of medical supplies. New York City ER doctor Calvin Sun says, “It’s like a lottery that we don’t want to play, but we’re forced to play.” (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2020 28 min

The two trillion dollar question

Congress has settled on an historic stimulus package, but Ezra Klein is worried it might not be enough. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2020 24 min

Asia's second wave

Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore managed to contain Covid-19, but now things look less promising. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2020 27 min

Giving birth in a pandemic

Vox's Julia Belluz went from covering the global coronavirus pandemic to giving birth in the middle of it. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 20, 2020 25 min

Your coronavirus questions, answered

On today's show, we answer listener questions: Why is there no TP? Will we run out of food? Can I get the virus from sex? How can I help? (Transcript here.) An earlier version of this episode featured a section that could have been misconstrued as legal advice. It has been removed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2020 22 min

Six feet away

Vox’s Brian Resnick (safely) meets Sean in a Washington, D.C. park to deliver the Five Commandments of social distancing. Start your #SixFeetAwaySong journey at vox.com/today-explained. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2020 30 min

TFW your dad gives you Covid-19

Sean speaks to a Brooklyn family that has Covid-19, and Vox’s Dylan Scott explains how the United States is still trying to get its act together on testing. Subscribe to the Voxcare newsletter here: http://vox.com/voxcare. (Transcript here.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Today, Explained
Creators
Sean Rameswaram (host)
Noam Hassenfeld (editor)
Breakmaster Cylinder (theme_music)
Ezra Klein (guest)
Joss Fong (host)
Gene Demby (host)
Daniel Alarcón (host)
Sarah Kliff (guest)
Anna Sale (host)
Sam Sanders (guest_host)
Genre
Daily News
Episodes
536
Frequency
Daily podcast
Ratings
(15)
Website
vox.com/todayexplained
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