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Experts from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offer science and evidence-based insights on the public health news of the day. The current focus is the novel coronavirus spreading around the world.

Jun 11, 2020

The science behind loneliness shows that it’s common and has significant impacts on physical, mental, and emotional health. The unusual and socially isolating circumstances of COVID-19 are exacerbating this issue and could lead to a “social recession.” Former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy talks with guest host Colleen Barry about how COVID-19 is affecting our social health, how to protect ourselves from the deleterious effects of technology, and what we can do to promote a “social revival” and connect in a time of distancing.