‘Super Awesome Science Show’ Season 2: A podcast all about COVID-19

Click to play video: 'Super Awesome Science Show’ host Jason Tetro on the science of pandemics'
Super Awesome Science Show’ host Jason Tetro on the science of pandemics
Host Jason Tetro talks about the upcoming season of his award-winning podcast Super Awesome Science Show – Oct 7, 2020

NOTE: An earlier version of this article stated that Jason Tetro is affiliated with the University of Guelph, which is incorrect. We have removed this information. Global News regrets the error.

We live in an increasingly complicated world. As winter approaches and COVID-19 infections are on the rise across the country, it would be comforting to have a definitive source for all things pandemic and all things coronavirus.

Enter Jason Tetro, host of podcast Super Awesome Science Show, to lessen the burden and ease our minds.

In Season 2 of the weekly Curiouscast podcast, Tetro explores the science behind pandemics with the help of some of the brightest minds in the field today.

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Better known as “The Germ Guy,” Tetro is an independent researcher in microbiology and immunology. Tetro has been lauded for his active championing of science education, regularly contributing to print and broadcast media. As an author, he’s published multiple books on humans’ relationship with microbes, including national bestseller The Germ Files.

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“This show is about science that matters to everyone,” said Tetro. “It’s a fun way to learn something new and I’m hoping people who don’t normally listen to science podcasts will tune in. I guarantee they will find the topics both interesting and also useful in their daily lives.”

COVID-19 has inundated our work lives, our home lives and nearly every facet of our day-to-day.

From vaccines to potential airborne spread to a second wave of COVID-19, Super Awesome Science Show has all the answers to your burning pandemic questions.

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Click to play video: 'What’s the different between COVID-19 and the flu? Answering your coronavirus questions'
What’s the different between COVID-19 and the flu? Answering your coronavirus questions

Curiouscast launched in 2018 and is home to internationally recognized brands with diverse audio storytelling, including the No. 1 Canadian-produced music podcast on Apple Podcasts, The Ongoing History of New Music, Canada’s first nationally broadcast original podcast, Nighttime, weekly true crime podcast Dark Poutine and Global News’ This Is Why.

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