COVID-19: Some Characteristics and Historical Context
In the second full-length episode of The Grindstone's COVID-19 Series, we look at the disease itself, and put it into historical context. We begin by talking with experts about viruses in general, the ability of COVID-19 to make its way around the world so quickly, and why this only emphasizes our need to be diligent when going out into the world where physical distancing and wearing face masks is concerned, a topic we discussed through an ethical lens in the first episode.
Our guests in this episode are: Dr. David Bernard, an emergency pediatrics physician in Birmingham, AL; returning guests Dr. Amy Martin, a bioethicist at IU Health, and Dr. Audrey Ruple, Assistant Professor of One Health Epidemiology at Purdue; Dr. Kevin Harrelson, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Ball State University; and PhD candidate in the Department of History at Purdue, Caitlin Fendley.
Enjoy and thanks for listening!