Emma Frances Bloomfield In The News

Profile: Emma Frances Bloomfield

August 13, 2020
In an interview with Fox News last month, President Donald Trump called Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, an “alarmist,” using a pejorative straight from the playbook of those who deny the science behind climate change. Fauci rejected the characterization, describing himself as a “realist.”
July 24, 2020
Allow me to applaud your instinct to avoid the intergenerational blame game, America’s favorite pastime that has not been canceled by coronavirus. Perhaps you’re still recovering from the latest round, which kicked off last week when fiction writer Lorrie Moore devoted four paragraphs of her audacious review of the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People to a takedown of millennials, in general.
July 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic sure has opened a Pandora’s Box for proper etiquette and behavior in public.
June 2, 2020
You can’t exactly force friends, neighbors or strangers to wear a face covering to slow the spread of coronavirus, but experts prescribe a few approaches to help nudge them in the right direction — and keep yourself safe.
May 22, 2020
The World Health Organization has called the spread of misinformation around the coronavirus an "infodemic." So what do you do when it's somebody you love spreading the misinformation? In this episode, Maddie talks with Invisibilia reporter Yowei Shaw about one man's very unusual approach to correcting his family. And we hear from experts about what actually works when trying to combat misinformation.
May 20, 2020
The nation's top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci has been recommending people wear face masks out in public since early April.
May 18, 2020
A survey finds your stance on climate change determines your decision to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 14, 2020
The viral video Plandemic might have been debunked, but its coronavirus conspiracy theories offer something that science can't: An explanation.