Smoke Screen: Deadly Cure

Smoke Screen: Deadly Cure is a podcast about a family on the fringe convinced tens of thousands of people across the globe to buy a miracle liquid made of poison, the international conspiracy they ignited, and the people who fought to take them down.

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SMOKE SCREEN: FAKE PRIEST
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SMOKE SCREEN: I AM RAMA
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SMOKE SCREEN: THE SELLOUT
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Smoke Screen: Puppy Kingpin
SMOKE SCREEN: PUPPY KINGPIN
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Meet the Host

Kristen V. Brown is a health reporter and editor at Bloomberg, where she has chronicled the rise of consumer genetic testing, DIY gene hacking and synthetic biology. Throughout the global pandemic, she covered the efforts of scientists working to stop the spread of Covid, as well the people battling misinformation that was keeping Americans in Covid’s grip. Her last podcast series, Doubt, explored the roots of the vaccine hesitancy movement in America. It was nominated for a Webby. A native Californian, Kristen is based in Brooklyn, New York.