Infectious Diseases Society of America

ABC Chief Medical Correspondent Jennifer Ashton, M.D. joins us to discuss mask mandates, how to reenergize the public's focus on COVID-19 precautions, tips for staying safe this holiday season & why self-care is more important than ever.

Direct download: Nov_23_-_Jennifer_Ashton.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 6:32am PST

From an upbringing in rural North Carolina to becoming the Director of Transplant Infectious Diseases Service at Duke University, get to know IDSA's newest president, Barbara Alexander, M.D., FIDSA, including her plans for the society. IDSA CEO Chris Busky guest moderates.

Direct download: Nov_21_-_IDSA_President_mixdown.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:00pm PST

What does COVID-19 data modeling tell us to expect over the next six months? Amesh Adalja, M.D., FIDSA of Johns Hopkins University and Ali Mokdad, PhD of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation join us to share the forecast.

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

"In this pandemic, we’re not only fighting a virus, we’re also fighting an 'infodemic.'" IDSA Board members Wendy Armstrong, M.D., FIDSA, and Carlos del Rio, M.D., FIDSA of Emory University discuss the ongoing spread of COVID-19 misinformation and ways to combat it. 

Direct download: Misinformation.mp3
Category:medicine -- posted at: 11:00pm PST