Politics Podcast: How Government Can Prepare For The Next Pandemic

It has been over a year and a half since the Covid 19 pandemic began. Since then, over 700,000 Americans have died of Covid and nearly 120 million are infected. While vaccination rates have increased and Cases have withdrawn For the past few weeks, the virus has continued to affect people’s lives across the country.

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner and Pfizer Board Member Scott Gottlieb argues in A new book that America could not control the spread of the virus due to structural errors and gives recommendations on how to prepare for the next pandemic. He joins Nate Silver and Maggie Koerth of FiveThirtyEight on the Politics podcast to discuss why the U.S. has been so unprepared and how much the country’s response to the public health crisis has improved since the pandemic began.

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