Super Bowl, Superspreader?

Published on: Feb 4, 2021fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
  • First up: We’ll ask an expert about whether we should be picky about which COVID vaccine we get, and break down why the COVID vaccines haven’t been distributed equitably so far. 

  • Then: While the NFL is hoping for a safe Super Bowl on the field, doctors are more worried about the fans at home, and are hoping Sunday’s watch parties doesn’t turn into a public health nightmare.

  • Next: We’re bringing you three headlines – from the US-Mexico border, Canada, and India – and breaking down the context on why they matter. 

  • ICYMI: Some big changes went down this week in Myanmar. We’ll tell you what happened and what’s next...in 60 seconds. 

  • Later: Did the Gamestop madness from last week make you feel like you missed out? We’ll explain the differences between trading and investing. And why you don’t need to make a Reddit account to make money. 

  • Finally: Do you miss airplane wine? We’ve got the thing for you! 


On this episode, you’ll hear from: 

  • Rhiannon Walker, NFL reporter, The Athletic

  • Stacy R., finance editor for Skimm Money 

  • Sabrina A. Assoumou, attending physician, Boston Medical Center

  • Chasity Cooper, communication strategist and wine journalist (Insta)


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Skimm'd by Graelyn Brashear, Alex Carr, Justine Davie, and Luke Vargas. With additional support from Peter Bonaventure and Ciara Long.


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