Maine Science Podcast

Online forum: Overview of COVID-19 virus

Episode Summary

University of Maine Associate Professor Melissa Maginnis provided an overview of COVID-19 virus.

Episode Notes

At our March 2, 2021 online forum, University of Maine Associate Professor Melissa Maginnis explained COVID-19 as a virus: what it is, how it works, and why it’s been so effective in causing a pandemic.

Thanks to our online forum sponsors the BioScience Association of Maine and The Jackson Laboratory, and media sponsor Maine Public for supporting the Maine Science Festival and these forums.



The Maine Science Festival has received sponsorship support for this Bonus Maine Science Podcast forum episode from the BioScience Association of Maine, The Jackson Laboratory and Maine Public. The Maine Science Podcast was recorded at Discovery Studios at the Maine Discovery Museum, in Bangor, Maine.  

The Maine Science Podcast is produced and edited by Kate Dickerson. 

Production support from Maranda Bouchard and social media support from Next Media. 

The Variation on the Discover Maine theme was composed and performed by Nick Parker


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