The coronavirus pandemic has us all asking a lot of questions: How long will I have to practice “social distancing”? Will there be a cure for COVID-19? Can I ever touch my face again?

WABE health reporter Sam Whitehead and guests will try to answer those questions. He’ll talk with experts, public officials, journalists, and everyday people about how the coronavirus is affecting their lives.

You can send your own questions to washyourhands@wabe.org.

Featured Episode

Developing COVID-19 Vaccines For Children

Dr. Kawsar R. Talaat, with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, says vaccinating children against COVID-19 will be a key part of ending the pandemic, and says researchers are working now to make that happen.

How Community Spread Of COVID-19 Has Reached Into Long-Term Care Facilities

Priya Chidambaram, a policy analyst at the Kaiser Family Foundation, says long-term care facilities across the country have been hit by the pandemic because of their close ties to the communities where they’re located.

The Public Health Value Of An Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Shivani Patel, who’s been tracking equity issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, says getting the most-vulnerable communities equal access to COVID-19 vaccines helps everyone.

Addressing Equity In The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Deana Holiday Ingraham, mayor of the predominantly Black city of East Point, says she regularly hears from residents who are frustrated by their inability to get access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Bringing A Yearlong COVID Data Project To An End

Alexis Madrigal, co-founder of The COVID Tracking Project, talks about the decision to stand down The Atlantic’s effort to collect and share data about the coronavirus.

The CDC Says Schools Can Reopen While Reducing The Risk Of Coronavirus Spread

Peggy Honein, a researcher working on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 response, says multiple layers of intervention can help schools open safely and slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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