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A First-Person Account of Being Infected with Covid-19 • In Times of Crisis, Be Nice

March 27, 2020

It's the Foreign Influence Podcast, in which American Bill Poorman and Dutchman Nikolaj Groeneweg - in defiance of all things corona - take you on a humorously serious and seriously humorous romp through the week's international events! A special episode this week:

• Our friend, Adam Hodgkins, talks to us about his being infected with SARS-Cov-2 and coming down with covid-19. Adam became sick not long after returning to Singapore from the UK and has been in hospital and isolation now for a couple weeks. His wife, who is asymptomatic, has been serving a stay-at-home order, as well. We discuss what happens while being treated and the emotional toll it can take.

• And in this week's good news, Nikolaj and Bill reflect on how, in times like these, fear = bad and nice = good.

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Bill & Nikolaj