Infectious Diseases Society of America

What special type of preparations should long-term care facilities deploy in order to keep their residents, staff and visitors from contracting or spreading COVID-19? Dr. Alice Kim of the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Sean Cannone (D.O.), a geriatric specialist at Summa Western Reserve Hospital, join us to discuss issues surrounding COVID-19 in long-term care facilities.

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

What do we know about the genetic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 and does an increase in mutations mean COVID-19 is getting more harmful over time? Dr. Adam Lauring of the University of Michigan and Dr. Stanley Perlman of the University of Iowa join us to discuss mutations of the COVID-19 virus.

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 9:30pm PST

ER physicians Sandy Schneider, M.D. of the American College of Emergency Physicians & Edward Michelson, M.D. of Texas Tech University Health Services Center discuss issues surrounding COVID-19 and influenza, treatment of each, their effects on medical facilities and how health care professionals can deal with the added challenge. 

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

What are the benefits and trade-offs of saliva testing compared to other COVID-19 testing methods? IDSA Diagnostics Committee member Dr. Francesca Lee of the University of Texas and Dr. Nathan Grubaugh of Yale School of Public Health join us to discuss the latest on saliva testing. 

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 6:12am PST

CDC global health experts Dr. Barbara Marston & Dr. Nancy Knight join us to discuss the agency’s role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic globally.

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

Monica Gandhi, M.D. of the University of California, San Francisco and Chip Schooley, M.D., FIDSA of the University of California, San Diego discuss COVID-19 prevention and why widespread and continued mask use is critical in the fight against the pandemic. 

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

Drs. Robin Trotman of Cox Health and Inessa Gendlina of Montefiore Medical Center discuss the long-term effects of COVID-19 and how to manage recovered patients.

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Category:medicine -- posted at: 6:40am PST