CNN’s Brian Stelter marks the two-year anniversary of the pandemic on his “Reliable Sources” podcast in dialog with KHN Editor-in-Chief Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal and James Hamblin, a former workers author at The Atlantic. The journalists talk about how society grappled with the trauma of the covid-19 pandemic and the governmental missteps that compounded that trauma.

“Everybody has skilled the struggling of the pandemic in his or her or their very own manner,” stated Rosenthal, “and a lot of it feels pointless had we had a powerful nationwide response.” Specifically, Rosenthal cited the failure to trace well being care employees lost on the front line and poisonous politics that undermined public health businesses all through the nation.