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Episode 11: Covidcasting
Behind the News

Episode 11: Covidcasting

Episode 11: Covidcasting

Talking about viruses used to be a niche pursuit. In 2020, it went mainstream – as did the podcasts doing it

It’s the last episode of Behind the News for 2020, the podcast that takes you inside our newsroom – although, this week, we’re actually taking you inside another newsroom. TWiV (This Week in Virology) is a podcast that launched in 2008 but found a really large audience this year, due to the pandemic.

What have its creators learnt about the coronavirus during 2020? And what knowledge can they pass on to us?