S1E79: Women’s Health: Fertile Ground for COVID Myths / Andrea Edlow, Stephanie Gaw, Alice Lu-Culligan, Leena Mithal, Steve Stecklow

Women’s health is fertile ground for mis- and disinformation to arise… especially when it comes to COVID, vaccines, fertility and pregnancy. This is in no small part because the exclusion of pregnant women from clinical trials creates an information void in which rumors and myths can easily take root.

Dr. Celine Gounder is the host of EPIDEMIC, a podcast about the science, public health, and social impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. In this excerpt from the podcast she speaks to two doctors who are looking to empower women who are pregnant or breastfeeding to take part in clinical research.

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You can listen to full episodes of EPIDEMIC with Dr. Celine Gounder, wherever you get your podcasts.