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A podcast from The Atlantic

Social Distance

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84 Episodes • Released Daily

84 Episodes • Released Daily

A podcast from The Atlantic

Social Distance

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84 Episodes • Released Daily

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James Hamblin is a doctor. Katherine Wells is not. But she has a lot of questions. Listen in as Jim and Katherine keep in touch with other journalists, experts, and friends about the latest science and health news⁠—and, more important, what to do with it. Email us with questions, stories, or feedback at socialdistance@theatlantic.com.

Latest Episode

26 Aug 2020 • 49 mins

Plasma and Immunity

Writer F.T. Kola had COVID-19 in March, and she’s still dealing with the aftermath. She calls to ask about whether she should donate plasma, and if she should worry about “reinfection.” Then, senior editor John Hendrickson talks about disability at the DNC. Read his definitive story on Joe Biden and stuttering here.Support this show and all of The Atlantic’s journalism by becoming a subscriber at www.theatlantic.com/supportus