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The Distance: Coronavirus Dispatches

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The Distance: Coronavirus Dispatches

The Distance: Coronavirus Dispatches

VICE

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55
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The Distance features short, first-person stories from all over the world about how the pandemic is changing the way we live. Each episode is a dispatch about one or two people and a brief window into their life, right now. A podcast about uncertainty, distance--and human connection. From VICE Audio.

Latest Episodes

From the Archive, Giving Thanks - Mothering a Newborn During Quarantine

Tanzina Vega is a journalist, host of The Takeaway, and a new mother. She gave birth to her son at the end of January--and not long after found herself raising a newborn alone while in quarantine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 min4 d ago
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From the Archive, Giving Thanks - Mothering a Newborn During Quarantine

Saying Goodbye to Busking, For Now

Natalia 'Saw Lady' Paruz had been busking in the New York City subway for over 20 years until the pandemic forced her out -- leaving her without a place to do what she loves most. This story was reported by Drew Schwartz. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 min1 w ago
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Saying Goodbye to Busking, For Now

Living Through Another Lockdown in Kashmir

Rayan is a journalist in Kashmir, India’s only Muslim-majority territory, where a political lockdown imposed in August 2019 was starting to lift when COVID struck in March. We spoke with Rayan for a shorter dispatch back in April, and wanted to hear more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 min2 w ago
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Living Through Another Lockdown in Kashmir

A Mental Health Crisis in Two Cities

Jordan Danielle experienced a mental health crisis that started in Philadelphia--but because of the pandemic, it took her two hospital admissions, an unwanted hospital release, and a solo train ride across state lines to get the care she needed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 min3 w ago
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A Mental Health Crisis in Two Cities

Flying to the US to Vote

Gabriel is a US citizen who immigrated to Stockholm, Sweden with his wife and kids because he believes it gives his family better quality of life. But with so much at stake in the US election, he decides to return so he can vote in person. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 minOCT 29
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Flying to the US to Vote

International Surrogacy During Lockdown

Joel’s daughter was born through IVF to a surrogate mother in Ukraine, in the middle of the pandemic. Because of travel restrictions, Joel ended up flying to Belarus alone and walking over the border into Ukraine to be there for the birth. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 minOCT 22
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International Surrogacy During Lockdown

Introducing VICE News Reports: Ep 1. Alternative Medicine, Politicized

Introducing a new podcast, VICE News Reports. Episode 1: Alternative Medicine, Politicized. As India’s health professionals battle the spread of COVID-19, some political leaders claim traditional medicine systems can cure the coronavirus. VICE’s Senior Staff Writer Pallavi Pundir reports on how nationalistic furvor for traditional medicine, fake credentialed doctors, and misinformation are gaining momentum in India and making matters worse. New episodes of VICE News Reports drop every Thursdays. Subscribe, rate and review here: apple.co/vicenewsreports All the views, ideas, comments, opinions and statements expressed in this programme are solely those of the guest(s), speaker(s) and the host(s) and VICE Media Group does not subscribe to or endorse the same. None of the comments, dialogues etc. in the podcast are intended to offend anybody’s sentiments or derogate any profession, political party or person, institute, religion, caste, community, section(s) of society or belief of any nature whatsoever. VICE makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this podcast and any reliance on the information provided in this podcast is done at listeners’ own risk. The third-party materials or content of any third-party sources referenced in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of VICE. VICE assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of the content contained in third party materials referenced in this podcast or the compliance with applicable laws of such materials and shall not be liable and/or responsible for the same in any manner whatsoever. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 minOCT 21
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Introducing VICE News Reports: Ep 1. Alternative Medicine, Politicized

Covid Outbreak at Waseca Federal Prison

Channing Lacey is one of the people who shared their story in the VICE podcast PAINKILLER; right now the federal prison where she’s incarcerated in Waseca, MN has the second biggest COVID19 outbreak in the US. This story was reported by Keegan Hamilton. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 minOCT 15
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Covid Outbreak at Waseca Federal Prison

Covering Up Racist Tattoos

Billy is a tattoo artist who specializes in covering up racist symbols for people who have left hate groups and denounced white supremacist ideologies. He’s seen a spike in requests since the murder of George Floyd. This story was reported by Trone Dowd. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 minOCT 8
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Covering Up Racist Tattoos

Kenya - Educating Kids in Mathare

Victor grew up in the largest slum in Nairobi--and since the school year was canceled during the pandemic, he’s been volunteering at a local community resource center where he helps kids learn and study. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 minSEP 30
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Kenya - Educating Kids in Mathare

Latest Episodes

From the Archive, Giving Thanks - Mothering a Newborn During Quarantine

Tanzina Vega is a journalist, host of The Takeaway, and a new mother. She gave birth to her son at the end of January--and not long after found herself raising a newborn alone while in quarantine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 min4 d ago
Comments
From the Archive, Giving Thanks - Mothering a Newborn During Quarantine

Saying Goodbye to Busking, For Now

Natalia 'Saw Lady' Paruz had been busking in the New York City subway for over 20 years until the pandemic forced her out -- leaving her without a place to do what she loves most. This story was reported by Drew Schwartz. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15 min1 w ago
Comments
Saying Goodbye to Busking, For Now

Living Through Another Lockdown in Kashmir

Rayan is a journalist in Kashmir, India’s only Muslim-majority territory, where a political lockdown imposed in August 2019 was starting to lift when COVID struck in March. We spoke with Rayan for a shorter dispatch back in April, and wanted to hear more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 min2 w ago
Comments
Living Through Another Lockdown in Kashmir

A Mental Health Crisis in Two Cities

Jordan Danielle experienced a mental health crisis that started in Philadelphia--but because of the pandemic, it took her two hospital admissions, an unwanted hospital release, and a solo train ride across state lines to get the care she needed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 min3 w ago
Comments
A Mental Health Crisis in Two Cities

Flying to the US to Vote

Gabriel is a US citizen who immigrated to Stockholm, Sweden with his wife and kids because he believes it gives his family better quality of life. But with so much at stake in the US election, he decides to return so he can vote in person. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

6 minOCT 29
Comments
Flying to the US to Vote

International Surrogacy During Lockdown

Joel’s daughter was born through IVF to a surrogate mother in Ukraine, in the middle of the pandemic. Because of travel restrictions, Joel ended up flying to Belarus alone and walking over the border into Ukraine to be there for the birth. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 minOCT 22
Comments
International Surrogacy During Lockdown

Introducing VICE News Reports: Ep 1. Alternative Medicine, Politicized

Introducing a new podcast, VICE News Reports. Episode 1: Alternative Medicine, Politicized. As India’s health professionals battle the spread of COVID-19, some political leaders claim traditional medicine systems can cure the coronavirus. VICE’s Senior Staff Writer Pallavi Pundir reports on how nationalistic furvor for traditional medicine, fake credentialed doctors, and misinformation are gaining momentum in India and making matters worse. New episodes of VICE News Reports drop every Thursdays. Subscribe, rate and review here: apple.co/vicenewsreports All the views, ideas, comments, opinions and statements expressed in this programme are solely those of the guest(s), speaker(s) and the host(s) and VICE Media Group does not subscribe to or endorse the same. None of the comments, dialogues etc. in the podcast are intended to offend anybody’s sentiments or derogate any profession, political party or person, institute, religion, caste, community, section(s) of society or belief of any nature whatsoever. VICE makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this podcast and any reliance on the information provided in this podcast is done at listeners’ own risk. The third-party materials or content of any third-party sources referenced in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of VICE. VICE assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy or completeness of the content contained in third party materials referenced in this podcast or the compliance with applicable laws of such materials and shall not be liable and/or responsible for the same in any manner whatsoever. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 minOCT 21
Comments
Introducing VICE News Reports: Ep 1. Alternative Medicine, Politicized

Covid Outbreak at Waseca Federal Prison

Channing Lacey is one of the people who shared their story in the VICE podcast PAINKILLER; right now the federal prison where she’s incarcerated in Waseca, MN has the second biggest COVID19 outbreak in the US. This story was reported by Keegan Hamilton. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 minOCT 15
Comments
Covid Outbreak at Waseca Federal Prison

Covering Up Racist Tattoos

Billy is a tattoo artist who specializes in covering up racist symbols for people who have left hate groups and denounced white supremacist ideologies. He’s seen a spike in requests since the murder of George Floyd. This story was reported by Trone Dowd. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

12 minOCT 8
Comments
Covering Up Racist Tattoos

Kenya - Educating Kids in Mathare

Victor grew up in the largest slum in Nairobi--and since the school year was canceled during the pandemic, he’s been volunteering at a local community resource center where he helps kids learn and study. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

9 minSEP 30
Comments
Kenya - Educating Kids in Mathare
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