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COVID, Epidemiology, Pandemics, Health Policy, Public Trust of Science | Jay Bhattacharya

About the Guest: Dr. Bhattacharya is a professor of medicine & economics at Stanford University.

Episode Summary: Nick Jikomes talks to infectious disease & public health expert Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD about various aspects of the COVID pandemic, such as: how infectious, transmissible, and deadly SARS-CoV-2 is; mRNA vaccines, how well they stop transmission vs. severed COVID, and whether they can induce negative side effects such as myocarditis; how well masks actually work; Jay's inclusion in the "TwitterFiles" and the suppression of speech on social media; what he thinks of Elon Musk after meeting him; his thoughts on the future of public health governance in the US.

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