Polio is back—here’s what it can teach us about Covid

The first American polio case in nearly a decade was reported just outside New York City earlier this year. Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent for the Independent of London, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss his own experience with polio and why public health officials around the world should be on high alert for new outbreaks of the highly debilitating disease. His article in The Nation is “The Return of Polio.”