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Biden Can Bring Calm to COVID

Holding it together through COVID’s second wave.

Episode Notes

Virginia Heffernan talks to Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about public health and the second wave of the pandemic, reviewing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of COVID, and how Joe Biden will handle the pandemic once he’s in office.

Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan. Engineering help from Richard Stanislaw.

About the Show

A podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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