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#32 COVID-19: A Tale of Two Cities

Episode Summary

With an on-the-ground perspective in China and the US, John and Jared have an insightful talk about the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe. John is based in Shanghai and Jared in the USA with family and neighbors who have come down with the virus, including an earthquake thrown into the mix. This is an episode we never thought we’d record.

Episode Notes

John and Jared have an insightful discussion about the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe with an on-the-ground perspective in China and the US. John talks about the two month lockdown in Shanghai he experienced and what the end of the pandemic may look like.

Jared shares the story of the virus infecting his own son, including a neighbor who, at the time of this recording, is hospitalized in the ICU in critical condition. If that isn't enough, you'll hear about the earthquake that hit Utah on March 18th.

This is an episode we never thought we’d record, but to help everybody out, we wanted to share our stories.

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