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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine


Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed.

Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.

 

Benyamin CohenBenyamin Cohen is the host of the "Hadassah on Call: New Frontiers in Medicine" podcast. He is also the Editorial Director of From the Grapevine and host of the podcast "Our Friend from Israel." He has written for the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Huffington Post, Yahoo News and Slate. Cohen is also the author of "My Jesus Year: A Rabbi's Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith" (HarperCollins), named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly and for which he received the Georgia Author of the Year award. Cohen previously served as the Content Director for the Mother Nature Network, and was the founding editor of both Jewsweek and American Jewish Life magazine.

Mar 5, 2020

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to severe diseases such as MERS and SARS. In December 2019, a new strain of the coronavirus was discovered. With 9 deaths being reported in the United States at the time of this episode, worldwide expert Dr. Ran Nir-Paz, who just returned from Japan where he treated patients exposed to the disease, discusses the state of the Coronavirus with our host Benyamin Cohen while he is under quarantine at his home in Jerusalem.