50 minutes | Apr 16th 2020

Ep. 85: Justin Crow Interview: Superforecaster and Social Epidemiologist

Episode 85 of the NonProphets podcast, in which Atief, Robert, and Scott interview Justin Crow, superforecaster and Director of the Division of Social Epidemiology for the Virginia Department of Health. We talk with Justin about social epidemiology and how it's relevant to understanding the Covid-19 pandemic (00:40); Liberty University's return to school (05:40); the CDC CASPER household survey and testing to help determine when we can safely relax stay at home and social distancing orders (12:30); the prospect of Covid-19 spreading to rural areas (21:00); how to control Covid-19 and still enjoy life (23:20); when should society re-open (36:40); and his recommendations (44:50). Justin's comments are his private opinions and should not be taken as official statements or policy of the Virginia Department of Health. As always, you may reach us at nonprophetspod.wordpress.com, or nonprophetspod@gmail.com. (recorded 4/5/2020)