Journalists Bryn Nelson and Jane C. Hu talk about how the climate crisis means we could see more deadly outbreaks, plus the rise of xenophobia as the virus spreads.

Bryn Nelson

Bryn Nelson is an award-winning science and medical writer with 20 years of experience. A former staff writer for Newsday in New York, he has since written for a wide range of print and online publications and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Jane C. Hu

Jane C. Hu is an independent journalist reporting on the intersection of science, society, and the outdoors. She's a regular contributor to Slate's Future Tense and her work has recently appeared in publications like High Country News, Science Magazine, and Smithsonian Magazine.