• A Terrible Covid Christmas Special

    1 month ago - By Radio Lab

    This year was the worst. And as our staff tried to figure out what to do for our last episode of 2020, co-host Latif Nasser thought, what if we stare straight into the darkness... and make a damn Christmas special about it.
    Latif begins with a story about Santa, and a back-room deal he made with the Trump administration to jump to the front of the vaccine line, a tale that travels from an absurd quid-pro-quo to a deep question: who really is an essential worker?
    From there, we take a whistle-stop tour through the numbers that scientists say you need to know as you wind your way through our...
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