As coronavirus spreads, the Center for Disease Control is warning Americans to take urgent precautions. Meanwhile, the White House says tune out and calm down. On this week’s On the Media, what to expect as COVID-19 threatens to make its way through a ruptured body politic. Plus, amid so much focus on electability, a look at the millions of voters who swing from voting “blue” to simply not voting at all.
Further reading: "The Wuhan Virus: How To Stay Safe," by Laurie Garrett, published by Foreign Policy on January 25, 2020. Garrett also recommends reading coronavirus coverage and commentary from STAT's Helen Branswell, Science Mag's Jon Cohen and Kai Kupferschmidt, and John Hopkins's Tom Inglesby.
John Zorn - Berotim
Cling Mansell & Kronos Quartet - Full Tense
Nino Rota/Enrico Peranunzi & Charlie Haden - Fellini’s Waltz
Martyn Axe - German Lullaby
Nino Rota - Il Casanova de Frederico Fellini
David Bowie/Meridian String Quartet - Heroes