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COVID NoiseFilter - Doctors Explain the Latest on COVID-19

COVID NoiseFilter - Doctors Explain the Latest on COVID-19

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Ten minutes a day, five days a week - only the COVID updates you need, as explained by Infectious Disease and Community Health specialists. We'll sort through the news, medical journals, and latest studies, distilling the important information and delivering it in clear, bite sized chunks. Where else can you get COVID-19 updates, from doctors, with a social, economic, and racial justice lens? Nowhere. Subscribe now.
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Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic Project: A True Story by Author Michael J. Moore

COVID NoiseFilter - Doctors Explain the Latest on COVID-19

Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic Project: A True Story by Author Michael J. Moore

COVID NoiseFilter - Doctors Explain the Latest on COVID-19

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Outdoor Adjustments for Winter, Saying No Gracefully, and Dr. Celine Gounder
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about different solutions to the cold weather to continue seeing loved ones at a distance, how to say no to gatherings you may not feel comfortable attending, and Dr. Celine Gounder's addition to the new presidency's COVID-19 advisory board. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:48
December 4, 2020
Dr. Richard Bright, the Stress of Climate Crisis, and an Increase in Public Health Enrollment
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about Dr. Richard Bright's addition to the new presidency's COVID-19 advisory board, how parents contain the stress of climate crisis, and public health programs are seeing a surge. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:59
December 3, 2020
Hospitalization Rates 4x Higher for Minorities, and Did Your Pet Give You COVID-19?
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about a new study that determined minorities are four times more likely to be hospitalized that white people, and how COVID-1 interacts with animals. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:44
December 2, 2020
Interview with an Undergraduate Student from Yale University
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. One of our producers, Celeste Jupiter, interviews her sister, a freshman at Yale University to give us some insight into how the pandemic is affecting students. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
07:46
December 1, 2020
Prisons, Vaccine Myths Debunked, COVID VS Measles, and Dr. Macella Nunez Smith
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the unsafe conditions in prison, debunking some false claims regarding vaccines, how the pandemic has affected the fight against the measles, and we continue with our overview of Joe Biden's COVID-19 advisory board by discussing Dr. Marcella Nunez Smith. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:40
November 30, 2020
The Cold Winters of Alaska, Testing Kits Failing, and Mothers finding New Methods to Parent Their Daughters
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how colder temperature affect COVID-19, a testing kit with major faults, and how mothers are changing the way they parent their daughters. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:20
November 27, 2020
New York's Travel Policy, Fatigue, and Different Pandemic Scams
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how New York has been dealing with incoming travelers, the common problem of pandemic fatigue, and the different types of scams people may be targeting you with. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:59
November 26, 2020
European Social Norms, New Jersey Addressing Racial Diversity, and Pandemic Fatigue During the Holidays
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the differences between social norms in the United States versus some European countries, how New Jersey is excelling in its fight for racial diversity, and how to not let fatigue get to you this holiday season. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:02
November 25, 2020
The Sudden Increase in Cases in the United States
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. Dr. Dery breaks down why cases have been increasing in Louisiana and the entire United States. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:52
November 24, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 48
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including who's most at risk in hospitals, a nasal spray for ferrets, Pfizer and Moderna's vaccine results and what they mean, an increase in pediatric mental health visits, and wearing a mask protects everyone! As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
14:55
November 23, 2020
African Countries Utilizing Telemedicine, and Herd Immunity by Mass Vaccination
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how some African countries are using telemedicine for mental health services, and some of the challenges of herd immunity by mass vaccination. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:19
November 20, 2020
Test Faults, Peer Coaching, Children Losing Basic Skills, a Minneapolis Clinic Narrowing the Racial Gap, and Dr. David Kessler
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about a testing kit that fails one third of the time, children are not able to develop certain skills due to the pandemic, peer coaching for minority populations to help better their lives, a Minneapolis clinic that is doing its all to help narrow the racial gap in health, and the next of Biden's coronavirus response work group appointee: David Kessler. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:15
November 19, 2020
Long Haulers, Blood Vessels, Social Norms in Europe, and Dr. Vivek Murthy
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about who long haulers are, the virus' impact on blood vessels, the coronavirus norms in different European countries, and discussing Dr. Vivek Murthy's joining of Biden's coronavirus response work group. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:11
November 18, 2020
Biden's Plan, an Alternative to ICE Facilities, Fertility and Testicular Issues, Dr. Atul Gawande, and Scams
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about what the Biden/Harris COVID plan actually entails, how churches are acting as alternatives to ICE facilities, how fertility and testicular issues may be long term symptoms of coronavirus, Dr. Atul Gawande joining the next presidency's coronavirus response work group, and a run down of some new scams going around. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:56
November 17, 2020
Pain Management, Fatigue and the Holidays, the New Hippocratic Oath, Coronavirus in Animals, and Mother-Daughter Relationships
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about pain management among people with chronic pain, how pandemic fatigue plays a role in the holiday season, the new hippocratic oath, how the virus can spread in animals, and how mothers are changing the way they parent their daughters. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:55
November 16, 2020
Getting on the Same Page, Outcomes for Middle Aged Men, Masks Really Work, Jersey City's Gold Standard, and Thanksgiving Safety
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about issues between parents, teachers, health experts, and local government, as well as the worst outcomes for middle aged men, how masks work better than we thought, New Jersey's awesome job at equal care, and how to have a safe Thanksgiving. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:58
November 13, 2020
How Misinformation Spreads, New York's Handling of Travelers, and How the Wealthy has Failed the Low Income
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how misinformation spreads on social media, how New York is moving in a new direction to handle travelers, and how low income countries are suffering during the pandemic. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:02
November 12, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 46 - Part 2
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including two superspreading events, the different case fatality rates around the world, and how people with HIV are affected by the virus. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:42
November 11, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 46
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including a new hippocratic oath, mask mandates, a room vs a bar vs a restaurant, faults in rapid testing for asymptotic people, and household transmission. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:39
November 10, 2020
Highlights From Last Week: HBCU's, Ethically Controversial Vaccine Trial, and Herd Immunity
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. These are a few of our favorite stories from last week. We want to highlight the work done by HBCU's around the country, discuss how not to have a vaccine trial, and the danger of "herd immunity". As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:13
November 9, 2020
Working Women, Fatigue, and an Inside Look into Your Child's 'Classroom'
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the pandemic has been negatively impacting working women, how to deal with fatigue of these new norms, and how online learning has given parents opportunities to see how their children interact with their peers. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:20
November 6, 2020
Pastor vs Public Health, Back to School Online, Home Births, and Reality TV Stars
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about Rob McCoy and his dangerous fight against public health guidelines, some high schools are back online after more outbreaks, the laws in the Philippines regarding births at home, and the influence that some reality TV stars have on their followers. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:25
November 5, 2020
Rural America, Migrant Workers on Farms, and Herd Immunity
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about why the virus seems to spread faster in rural America, as well as for migrant farm workers, and going over why the herd immunity plan is awful. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:23
November 4, 2020
Alaska, ICE Detention Centers, and an Ethically Controversial Vaccine Trial
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about why Alaska's numbers are rising, how ICE detention centers have become a hotbed for coronavirus, and an ethically controversial vaccine trial proposed in Britain. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:33
November 3, 2020
Asian Americans, Environmental Racism, and HBCU's
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the pandemic has affected Asian Americans in San Francisco, what to know about environmental racism, and how HBCU's are taking the initiative in clinical trials. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:11
November 2, 2020
Halloween Tips and Tricks
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. It's Halloween! Today we give some much needed tips and tricks on how to trick or treat safely, as well as some cool activities to do this fall. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:05
October 30, 2020
The Pandemic Won't Stop Us From Voting, Issues with Contact Tracing, and Making Relationships
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the long lines found at some polling locations, the problems with the current contact tracing system in the United States, and some new dating norms. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:21
October 29, 2020
New Forms of Testing, Prolonged Symptoms for Pregnant Women, US Mortality Rates, and Toxic Masculinity
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about new possible testing methods, as well as possible prolonged symptoms for pregnant women, why the United States has such a high mortality rate, and the manliness of mask wearing. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:16
October 28, 2020
Teens in Quarantine, and the Lakers Win it All
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how teenagers are coping with quarantine, and how the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship despite the pandemic. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:13
October 27, 2020
Mental Health, Brain Fog, Hunger, and Obesity
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the virus disrupted critical mental health services around the globe, how loss of concentration or memory loss could be a longer-term symptom of COVID-19, how the food insecurity rate has been increasing due to the rise in unemployment, and the direct correlation between BMI and severity of coronavirus. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:22
October 26, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 43 - Part 2
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We continue going over the best public health research projects that took place this past week, including new insight into the infectious period, what COVID looks like in laboratory settings, and new updates regarding treatment modalities such as Remdesivir, Lopinavir, Hydroxychloroquine, and Interferon. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:24
October 23, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 43
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including a study of the risks of commercial flying, a study about how easy it is to breathe with a mask on, as well as a couple studies about viral transmission. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:36
October 22, 2020
Inequalities in Access to Care, What we Know about Dexamethasone, Indigenous Languages Facing Extinction, and Mental Health Services Under Strain
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about some of the inequalities in access to care, as well as what we know about dexamethasone, how indigenous languages are facing extinction, and how some mental health services are under strain. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:01
October 21, 2020
Childhood Obesity, Dreams, First Nation People, Working Moms, and Christmas; COVID Affects Everything
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about some of the ways COVID is affecting the world which you may not have thought of, including childhood obesity, dreams, first nation people, working mothers and Christmas. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:38
October 20, 2020
Virus Terminology, Differentiating Between the Flu and COVID-19, and Positive Psychology
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We break down some of the terms related to the virus, as well as, how to differentiate between the flu and coronavirus, and how to have better self care. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:35
October 19, 2020
9% of Americans have had COVID-19, A Bigoted Online Learning Program, Symptoms Come in Order, and the NFL's Response to Coronavirus
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how less than 1 in 10 Americans have had coronavirus, how an online learning program contains bigoted content, how symptoms often appear in a particular order, and how the NFL has reacted to its positive cases. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:21
October 16, 2020
Abortion Rules Changing Globally, and Alcohol and Stress
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how efforts to decriminalize abortion around the globe have come to a halt since the pandemic, and how drinking alcohol is problematic when used as a coping mechanism for stress. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:42
October 15, 2020
How the United States Lost 200,000 Lives to COVID-19, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Response
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the steps that were taken in the United States that failed to prevent the deaths of over 200,000 Americans, as well as how the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is partnering up with private companies to promote global health equity. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
07:27
October 14, 2020
The Long Term Impacts of COVID-19 on the Opioid Crisis, Nursing Homes, and Gender Equity in the Workplace
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the obstacles Vermont has been facing due to the coronavirus when dealing with their opioid crisis, the unforeseen long-term costs that nursing homes may have to face, and the setbacks felt in the fight for gender equity in the workplace. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:43
October 13, 2020
Teens vs Children, Work vs School, and Poverty in the Pandemic
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about a CDC study on how COVID-19 affects teens versus children, as schools are closing, children around the world are going to work, and the effects of the pandemic on poverty. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:36
October 12, 2020
Employer Sponsored Healthcare is Declining due to the Struggling Economy, Voting in a Pandemic, and Young People are More Likely to Believe Virus Misinformation
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how more people are losing healthcare coverage as more jobs are being lost,  how to vote during a pandemic, and how young people are more susceptible to believing misinformation about the virus . As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:46
October 9, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 41
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including a study of people who use hemodialysis, the unlikeliness of spreading the virus after about a month, and three more studies on COVID-19 in adolescents. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:50
October 8, 2020
Home is Not Always Where the Heart is, Club Quarantine, Psychological First Aid, and Europe's Second Wave
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how staying at home is affecting domestic abuse victims, how an LGBTQ+ community has starting a virtual dancing craze called Club Quarantine, some mental health first aid tips, and how Europe is fighting its second wave without full blown lockdowns. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:24
October 7, 2020
Heart Damage Related to COVID-19, The COVAX Plan, and Home Ventilation
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how some universities are screening recovered COVID-19 patients for heart damage, the vaccine distribution plan introduced by the World Health Organization, and how to ventilate your home to fight both coronavirus and wildfire smoke. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:54
October 6, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 40
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including just how much children are spreading coronavirus, statistics regarding cases among young adults, speaking loudly correlating with high transmission, and the high amount of transmission from bars and restaurants. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:53
October 5, 2020
COVID-19 is Negatively Affecting Black Homeowners and Doctors, and Why There's an Upsurge of Medical School Students
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the impacts of the pandemic on the homeownership gap, a group of black doctors vetting a vaccine, and medical schools have seen a surge though undergraduate numbers are decreasing. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:37
October 2, 2020
The White House Isn't Being Transparent, Older Equals Wiser, Pandemic Vacations, and Africa's Improvements
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the White House task force needs to stop hiding its weekly reports, how the older generation has been coping with the pandemic, what vacations right now might look like, and how cases of coronavirus infections in Africa have been leveling off. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:38
October 1, 2020
Racism and COVID-19 in the US, Increase in Stillbirths Globally, and ICE Detention Centers Giving Substandard Treatment and Unnecessary Hysterectomies
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the race inequities in the United States related to coronavirus, why there has been an increase in stillbirths around the world, and how ICE detention centers have been accused of massive mistreatment of immigrants. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:21
September 30, 2020
The Psychology of Mask Wearing, Burnout Amongst Frontline Healthcare Workers, and Letter Writing Making a Comeback
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the psychology behind not wearing a mask, the immense hardships affecting our nation's healthcare workers, and why writing letters has become more popular. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:11
September 29, 2020
Vaccine Distribution and Developments, The Messaging of Coronavirus Warnings, and Why are Bars and Restaurants Reopening?
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the potential benefits of a new nasal vaccine and how the United States is not a part of the global COVAX initiative, how the wording of coronavirus warnings may not be effective in the United States, and bars and restaurants are opening up when they probably shouldn't. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:35
September 28, 2020
Six Months Into the Pandemic and There's Still No Sense of Time, The Lasting Effects of COVID-19, Pandemic VS Pandemic, and Internet Searches Predict COVID Hotspots
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how people still don't have a real sense of time, the long-term effects of COVID-19, how the HIV pandemic interacts with the COVID-19 pandemic, and how your Google searches can help track outbreaks. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:51
September 25, 2020
Updates on the Impact of Wildfires on COVID-19 in California, The Value of Investing in Prevention Efforts, Coronavirus Cure Timeline, and The Effectiveness of Temperature Checks
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give an update to how the coronavirus affects Californians dealing with the ongoing wildfires, as well as how five dollars could help prevent another pandemic, when we can expect a cure, and the effectiveness of temperature checks. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:25
September 24, 2020
Psychological Effects of the Pandemic, Preventing a Second Wave, A Guideline to COVID-19 Etiquette, and Hospital ICUs and Telemedicine
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the increase of OCD and bruxism due to stress, what the United States can learn from Austria regarding the prevention of a second wave, how to behave in public during a pandemic, and the pros and cons of telemedicine. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:34
September 23, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 38
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including just how much children are spreading coronavirus, statistics regarding cases among young adults, speaking loudly correlating with high transmission, and the high amount of transmission from bars and restaurants. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:10
September 22, 2020
Did the CDC Inadvertently Reduce the COVID Death Count, and Rediscovering Native Languages During the Pandemic
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We clarify some misconceptions regarding new CDC statistics, as well as a story from one of our writers, Nardos Solomon, in which she gives her perspective on how the pandemic has given her the opportunity to reconnect with her family's native language. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:58
September 21, 2020
Using Apple and Google to Track Coronavirus, Bradykinin and COVID-19, and Limited Testing for Children
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss how your phone can notify you if you've been exposed to the virus, what Bradykinin is and how it relates to coronavirus, and how getting your child testing may not be as easy as you'd think. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:20
September 18, 2020
Differentiating Between the Common Cold and Coronavirus, and The CDC's Involvement in Policy and Planning
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about the differences between the common cold and the coronavirus, as well as what the CDC has been doing in terms of policy and planning. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:15
September 17, 2020
Why Boys may be Weathering the Pandemic Better Than Girls, and Using Dogs to Detect Coronavirus
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss how videogames are impacting children during this pandemic, and how dogs are being trained to smell COVID-19. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:28
September 16, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 37
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including a new disease found in children called MISC, how young adults are affected by the virus, the correlation between vitamin D deficiency and COVID-19, if the bike rally in Sturgis is a superspreader event, and how safe empty stadiums are. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:15
September 15, 2020
Socially Isolated, Costa Rica is Not Allowing US Visitors, and Divorce Rates Surge During the Pandemic
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss the importance of staying social during the pandemic, Costa Rica being picky with their visitors from the United States, and why divorce rates are rising. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:26
September 14, 2020
Who Can Afford a Rapid COVID-19 Test, COVID-19 in Teens and Young Adults, and Should America Try This Herd Immunity Strategy
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the wealth inequality in the United States affects the ability to get a fast COVID-19 test result, a first person account of a young adult with coronavirus, and what herd immunity in America could look like. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:07
September 11, 2020
Who Really Faces the Brunt of the Pandemic, Water Waste Experiment, and Testing Specificity and Speed of Results in Conjunction with PCR Analysis
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss how the pandemic is affecting immigrants seeking asylum, how the Rochester Institute of Technology is testing sewage for coronavirus, and how Polymerase Chain Reaction analysis can indicate the severity of the virus. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:32
September 10, 2020
Millions of Children are Cut from Remote Learning, Affordable Rapid Tests, and Polio Vaccine Disrupted in Countries in Africa
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how the lack of internet access is affecting schoolchildren around the world, what rapid testing might look like, and how the polio vaccine is affecting some countries in Africa. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:42
September 9, 2020
Florida Teacher Unions Beat the Florida Department of Education on Reopening Order, Happiness Museum in Copenhagen, Long-Term Care Facilities and COVID-19
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how teacher unions in Florida have won the right to keep schools closed against the wishes of the Florida Department of Education, a happy story about The Happiness Museum in Copenhagen, and how the lack of testing in long-term care facilities have proven fatal. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:19
September 8, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 36
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We give a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including Germany's compliance with masking leading to more positive behaviors, the continued increase in cases in children in the United States, the use of steroids for treating COVID-19, depression worsening since the Coronavirus, how the virus spread on a bus in China, and a visualized mask study. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:08
September 7, 2020
The 100th Episode - Looking Back at the Most Memorable Stories
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. For our 100th episode of the NoiseFilter Podcast, we take a trip down memory lane and discuss some of the most interesting stories we've covered so far. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
16:58
September 4, 2020
Mental Health During a Pandemic, Superspreader Events, and Dependance on Prison Labor has Left California in a Vulnerable Position Against Fires
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss the importance of taking care of your mental health, a bio-tech conference that took place Boston in February that has now been identified as a superspreader event, and how California's fires are being impacted by Coronavirus. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:05
September 3, 2020
Long-Term Effects of COVID-19, Both Physical and Financial, Pop Concert Tests the Spread of Coronavirus, and Get Tested Before and After Traveling
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about what some of the long-term effects of the virus may be, as well as a concert that tested what the spread of Coronavirus might look like at live events, and why you should get tested before and after you next trip. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:18
September 2, 2020
Herd Immunity and the Office as we know it will Very Likely be Different Moving Forward
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss herd immunity in Manaus, Brazil, as well as why you might be working from home for longer than you may have thought. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:17
September 1, 2020
Reinfection and Immunity After COVID-19, People who are Incarcerated and Coronavirus, and Cases are Going Down Because Restrictions Work
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about new cases of reinfection of COVID-19, as well as the extremely high number of cases at correctional facilities, and how some restrictions have worked to lower the number of new cases overall. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:52
August 31, 2020
Insight Into How College Students are Affected by COVID-19, and Blood Plasma For Coronavirus
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. One of our writers, Celeste, describes how different colleges are reacting to COVID-19, and we discuss the potential benefits provided by blood plasma. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:35
August 28, 2020
Winter is Coming, and China Controlled Covid-19 and Life is Mostly Back to Normal
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. Winter may worsen the pandemic in the northern hemisphere, and how life in China has mostly gone back to normal. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:23
August 27, 2020
Financial Strain on Colleges Due to Covid-19, Banning Junk Food and Coronavirus, and Transmission on Airplanes
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss how COVID-19 is affecting colleges financially, Mexico's ban on junk food, and how air travel may not be as dangerous as you think. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:31
August 26, 2020
Vaccine Trials Struggle to Include Black and Latinx People, and South Africa Says Goodbye to the Flu
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about how vaccine trials have missed the mark by not including a representative number of minorities, as well as why South Africa may be experiencing an easier flu season this year. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:49
August 25, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates - Week 34
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. Dr. Dery gives a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now, including discussions on immunity, updates about saliva-based testing, and surveys from parents about sending their kids back to school. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:31
August 24, 2020
COVID-19 Public Health Updates
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. Dr. Dery gives a quick rundown of the best public health research projects going on right now. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:26
August 21, 2020
Updates on COVID-19 Testing, and Why Restaurants are Closing
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We talk about why saliva-based testing is a gamechanger, the benefits of rapid testing, and why some of your favorite restaurants may be closed. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:57
August 20, 2020
India, New Zealand, and Which Mask is Best
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss why India might have a lower mortality rate than expected, how New Zealand almost eradicated the virus, and the effectiveness of different types of masks. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:59
August 19, 2020
Aerosolized Particles VS Droplets and Returning to School
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We discuss aerosolized particles compared to droplets, and how those differences affect the reopening of schools across the United States. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:33
August 18, 2020
Smoking and COVID-19, Imagining A Manufactured Pandemic, and Health Outcomes for Pregnant Black Women
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the increased risks of COVID-19 for smokers of ages, at the thinking that contributes so some who think COVID-19 is not a big deal, and at health outcomes which are tied to the social determinants of health. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:44
August 17, 2020
The Russian Vaccine - Warning, Varying Outcomes in Children, and We Are Done with COVID-19, But It's Not Done With Us
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the newly released Russian vaccine, the first to be made publicly available. Because no stage three trials were conducted however, the long term health results are being trialed on the public at large - a potentially very dangerous situation. We also dig into a new study which looks at health outcomes if different groups of children, and discuss the public's exhausted state of mind when it comes to dealing with COVID-19, along with some solutions. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:30
August 14, 2020
DIY Testing Kits for Kids, and The Unique Failures in the US and How To Solve Them
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a new pilot program which is providing more than 6000 families with DIY testing kits that they can take at home to determine if their kids are infected with COVID-19, and we dig into the many failures in the USA and how we can work to solve them. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:54
August 13, 2020
Health Illiteracy Compounds Problems, Natural Disaster Response in COVID-19 Times, and more on Online Learning Challenges
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the problems that grow out of a lack of health literacy, how natural disaster response is being complicated and also causing secondary effects for those venerable to COVID-19, and touch on additional aspects of online learning and how students this fall will confront this new normal. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:05
August 12, 2020
Telemedicine's Future, Business Insurers Facing 1 Trillion/Month Bill, and Superstar Cities Loosing Luster?
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the future of telemedicine, how business insurers are responding to claims, and at where superstar cities are headed. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:22
August 11, 2020
Drastic Drop in Seasonal Flu, Learning about T-Cells and Their Relationship to COVID-19 Immunity, and School Closings/Reopenings Lead to Further Racial Inequality
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the drastic drop in cases of flu in the southern hemisphere, where it is currently winter, learn more about T-Cells and how they can protect us from infections long after antibodies have becoming undetectable, and examine how under-resourced school reopenings will disproportionally affect students of color. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:35
August 10, 2020
The Anti-Mask League of 1918, Journalists Face Jail Time for Reports on COVID-19, and Corporations Take Leads on USA-Wide Virus Policy
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a political group in San Francisco which pushed to end required mask-wearing..... in 1918! We follow the story of journalists who are being silences in authoritarian countries for reporting on COVID-19, and we take a look at how corporations are responding with COVID-19 related policy in their business. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:20
August 7, 2020
Medical Importance of Avoiding Pandemic Evictions, Vaccine Trial Equity, and The Effect of COVID-19 on the Brain
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the many government supports which have recently come to a halt, or which are scheduled to end soon. How will this affect public health? We examine the fact that early vaccine trial data indicates inequity in enrollment, which could end up contributing to a less robust final product, and we look at some new data related to COVID-19's impact on the brain. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:35
August 6, 2020
New Vaccine Trials Kick Off, Suicides Rise, and Dubious Treatments in Latin America
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at several new vaccine trials which are enrolling tens of thousands of participants, how suicide rates are increasing and what measures being taken to help, and the increase in unproven treatments for COVID-19. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:22
August 5, 2020
Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic Project: A True Story by by author John L. Bradley, a 79 year old retired university professor from Avondale, AZ
Today we're sharing another story from Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic, a project sponsored by the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis at Stanford University. The main purpose of Life in Quarantine is to tell the stories of the global COVID-19 pandemic in the words of the people going through it: you and me, our families, friends, communities. All of us. The project has so far collected hundreds of stories from 20+ countries, from North America to Australia, from China to Brazil, Kenya to the Philippines. Writing down the story of what you've been through since the start of the pandemic can be very therapeutic, so we definitely encourage you to submit your own story. You can find more about their project, along with the form to submit your story at lifeinquarantine.poeticthinking.net. They’ve also included a place on the form where you can indicate if you’d like NoiseFilter to possibly feature your submission in our podcast. We hope you will! Our Life in Quarantine story today is by author, John L. Bradley. He is a 79 year old retired university professor from Avondale, AZ. We loved this story because it gives context to the times we are living through, and reminds us of some of the silver linings and ways to stay strong. The story is read by Steve Bergeron. We hope you enjoy it.
07:35
August 4, 2020
Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic Project: A True Story by Yi-Wen Huang, from New Mexico
Today we're sharing another story from Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic, a project sponsored by the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis at Stanford University. The main purpose of Life in Quarantine is to tell the stories of the global COVID-19 pandemic in the words of the people going through it: you and me, our families, friends, communities. All of us. The project has so far collected hundreds of stories from 20+ countries, from North America to Australia, from China to Brazil, Kenya to the Philippines. Writing down the story of what you've been through since the start of the pandemic can be very therapeutic, so we definitely encourage you to submit your own story. You can find more about their project, along with the form to submit your story at lifeinquarantine.poeticthinking.net. They’ve also included a place on the form where you can indicate if you’d like NoiseFilter to possibly feature your submission in our podcast. We hope you will! Today's true story is read by author, Yi-Wen Huang. She is a 45 year old teacher from Gallup, NM. We loved this story because it manages to convey some of the more subtle elements of our altered lives; how slowing down can allow us to focus on things that we might have usually passed by. We hope you enjoy it.
07:12
August 3, 2020
Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic Project: A True Story by Shannon, from Wisconsin
Today we're sharing another story from Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic, a project sponsored by the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis at Stanford University. The main purpose of Life in Quarantine is to tell the stories of the global COVID-19 pandemic in the words of the people going through it: you and me, our families, friends, communities. All of us. The project has so far collected hundreds of stories from 20+ countries, from North America to Australia, from China to Brazil, Kenya to the Philippines. Writing down the story of what you've been through since the start of the pandemic can be very therapeutic, so we definitely encourage you to submit your own story. You can find more about their project, along with the form to submit your story at lifeinquarantine.poeticthinking.net. They’ve also included a place on the form where you can indicate if you’d like NoiseFilter to possibly feature your submission in our podcast. We hope you will! The story today is from Shannon, who asked that we not use her last name. She is a 41 year old echocardiographer from Waukesha, WI. We loved it because so often we see each other as one dimensional, a mother, a healthcare worker, a partner, etc. In this story we learn that Shannon carries all of these roles and more and that COVID-19 has not left a single one of them unaffected. Thank you to Kristin Boutross, who read Shannon's story.
11:06
July 31, 2020
Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic Project: A True Story by Author Michael J. Moore
Today we're sharing another story from Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic, a project sponsored by the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis at Stanford University. The main purpose of Life in Quarantine is to tell the stories of the global COVID-19 pandemic in the words of the people going through it: you and me, our families, friends, communities. All of us. The project has so far collected hundreds of stories from 20+ countries, from North America to Australia, from China to Brazil, Kenya to the Philippines. Writing down the story of what you've been through since the start of the pandemic can be very therapeutic, so we definitely encourage you to submit your own story. You can find more about their project, along with the form to submit your story at lifeinquarantine.poeticthinking.net. They’ve also included a place on the form where you can indicate if you’d like NoiseFilter to possibly feature your submission in our podcast. We hope you will! Michael J Moore is the author of Highway Twenty, which appeared on the Preliminary Ballot for the 2019 Bram Stoker Award, the bestselling post-apocalyptic novel, After the Change, which is used as curriculum at the University of Washington and the psychological thriller Secret Harbor.  His work has received awards, has appeared in various newspapers, anthologies and magazines and has been adapted for theatre. Follow him at twitter.com/MichaelJMoore20 or facebook.com/michaeljmoorewriting or instagram.com/michaeljmoorewriting.
09:54
July 30, 2020
Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic Project: Story from Author Katy
Today we're excited to announce a partnership with Life in Quarantine: Witnessing Global Pandemic, a project sponsored by the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis at Stanford University. The main purpose of Life in Quarantine is to tell the stories of the global COVID-19 pandemic in the words of the people going through it: you and me, our families, friends, communities. All of us. The project has so far collected hundreds of stories from 20+ countries, from North America to Australia, from China to Brazil, Kenya to the Philippines. Writing down the story of what you've been through since the start of the pandemic can be very therapeutic, so we definitely encourage you to submit your own story. You can find more about their project, along with the form to submit your story at lifeinquarantine.poeticthinking.net. They’ve also included a place on the form where you can indicate if you’d like NoiseFilter to possibly feature your submission in our podcast. We hope you will!
05:44
July 29, 2020
Update on Convalescent Plasma and Corporations Take the Lead on Mask Requirements
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at convalescent plasma therapy and its increasing use as a default treatment option in more extreme cases of COVID-19. We also look at how corporations from Walmart to Costco to McDonalds are leading the way on country-wide requirements for masking. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
06:33
July 28, 2020
Wearing Masks: Georgia VS The CDC, and Updates on Reopening Schools
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a battle in Georgia between the Governor, local officials and the CDC (which is based there), and look at a story you will be hearing a lot about in the coming months - schools. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
07:34
July 27, 2020
New Research on Blood Type and COVID-19 Outcomes, and Unique U.S. Challenges and the Path Forward
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at new data that is coming out regarding how blood type plays a role in people's likelihood of contracting the virus, as well as their outcomes, and we dive into some of the challenges faced by a large country like the US in responding to COVID-19 and how we can do better going forward. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:35
July 24, 2020
High Blood Sugar and COVID-19, and Rethinking the Dichotomy between the Economy and Public Health
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the relationship between high blood sugar and COVID-19 and dive into the assumed choice between either saving the economy or saving lives (spoiler - we can do both!). As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:28
July 23, 2020
More Nuanced Recommendations for Pregnant Women, and Consequences of Diminished Focus on Other Infectious Diseases
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at more data on pregnant women - we may have been prematurely optimistic, and the consequences of less focus on other infectious diseases. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:11
July 22, 2020
Federal Government COVID-19 Report Hidden and The Difference Between Droplets and Aerosols
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a report by the federal government which makes recommendations for states and counties based on local data - but this report was never released publicly. Then next, we explain the difference between droplets and aerosols and what additional measures will keep you safe, now that more public health organizations are acknowledging the importance of aerosols in transmission. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:22
July 21, 2020
Consequences of Patients Delaying Essential Care, and Explaining California's New Snapbacks
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the secondary health consequences when patients delay care screenings because of fear of contracting COVID-19 in a clinic or hospital setting, and explain the new measures California has enacted in response to the rise in new cases in that state. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
06:25
July 20, 2020
COVID-19 Baby Boom.....Or Baby Bust? Digging into Moderna's Phase One Vaccine Trial, and Taking Another Look at Reopening Schools
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at whether COVID-19 has caused a baby boom, a baby bust, or maybe both? We take a deeper look at Moderna's phase one vaccine results, examining if it's really all it's touted to be, and we reexamine several new factors related to opening schools. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:21
July 17, 2020
A New Take on Herd Immunity, Fax Machines Slow Test Data Reporting, and Respecting the Scientific Process
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. Today we reexamine Herd Immunity, or Herd Resistance, looking at the ways in which societal action affects the percentage of the population which is required to reach it. We dig into testing system challenges and find an unexpected culprit in the fax machine, and we take a moment to remind listeners of the importance of following the scientific process and relying on our best knowledge, even as new evidence is constantly being made available.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:58
July 16, 2020
Special Report on Schools Reopening and What It Means for Teachers, Students, and the Community, and Proposal to Limit COVID-19 Lawsuits
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We do a special in-depth report on what implications reopening schools are likely to have on children, teacher, and the community at large. We also look at a newly proposed bill which would limit the ability of employees to sue their employers if they get sick or even die from COVID-19 which they contracted at their workplace.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:35
July 15, 2020
Why Florida Cases are Exploding, Strategies for Keeping Young People Safe, and Anticipating Challenges with Vaccine Roll-out
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at why cases in Florida are growing so quickly, examine young people's impact on the new wave of cases and what can be done about it, and sort through a variety of challenges which public health folks are working to resolve ahead of time, in relation to the roll-out of an eventual vaccine.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:46
July 14, 2020
Temperature Screening Effectiveness, HIV Drug Offers Hope for COVID-19, and Personal Story of 24 Year Old with Long Recovery
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the effectiveness of using temperature screenings to identify people with active COVID-19 infection, examine a new study showing that people on certain HIV medications are less likely to be infected and more likely to have mild symptoms, and look at the personal story of a 24 year old who thought age would keep him safe, until he ended up for months in the hospital.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:51
July 13, 2020
Swine Virus in China (Should we worry?), Testing Capacity Pushed to Max, Germs on Bills and Coins
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a swine virus in China that is able to spread to humans, but do we need to be worried? We look at how ever months into the pandemic, the new case loads are pushing testing systems to near breaking point, and look at the push towards a cashless future where payments are primarily made electronically.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:45
July 10, 2020
Testing Supplies Diminish, Colleges Announce Fall Policies, and The Personal Story of a 17 Year Old Girl With COVID-19
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at challenges with testing, as more people than ever are being diagnosed with COVID-19, quantity of testing kits, supplies, and ability to process results is falling behind. We look at new policies announced this week in regards to college openings in the fall, and we hear the story of one 17 year old who was diagnosed positive for COVID-19..  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:29
July 9, 2020
Mental Health In These Times, Three New COVID-19 Habits, and A Personal Story: Young But Having Long-term Consequences from COVID-19 Infection
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a new study which tracked the mental health of almost 2000 students and found they weren't in a great place, examine three new habits that may be here to stay, and hear from one of our contributors about her own struggles, even months later, with the after-effects of a COVID-19 infection. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
12:14
July 8, 2020
Psychological Challenges to Personal Risk Assessment, Making Your Own (Effective!) Mask, and Personal Tear-Jerker COVID-19 Story
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a variety of psychological challenges which people face in accessing their own risk for COVID-19 infection, learn about what kinds of non-medical mask have been determined to be most effective, and launch a new series where we'll be hearing the personal storied of real people who have contracted and sometimes died of COVID-19. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:26
July 7, 2020
New Messaging Strategies for the 50% of Americans Saying No To Vaccine, The Most and Least Effective Antibody Tests, and Everything You Wanted to Know About the Infection Fatality Rate (IFR)
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at new messaging strategies which public health departments are contemplating, targeted the 50% of Americans who say they wouldn't get a COVID-19 vaccine. We list the least and most effective antibody tests (do you want one that is 100% accurate or 41%?), and we share everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask about the infection fatality rate (IFR). As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:49
July 6, 2020
Working from Home Is Here to Stay, and How We Could Have Avoided This/What to do Next Time
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the new reality of working from home and what implications that might have for health and society, and dig deep into a new study which highlighted 8 ways we could have done better if only we could rewind time. Of course we can't but at least we can ensure we're more prepared for the next pandemic. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:48
July 3, 2020
How will NBA Manage Infections, Freedom to Unmask Cards, Superspreader Individuals
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at  the NBA resuming their season at the end of July and what measures they plan to adopt to ensure no one is infected, learn where one can acquire a Freedom to Unmask card. which threatens stores with legal action if they enforce masking, and dive more into superspreading events and individuals. Why do most people infect relatively few people when some infect as many as 100? As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:59
July 2, 2020
Cases in Young People Climb, Lung Injuries in Asymptomatic Patients, and Do Antibodies Disappear?
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at how cases in young people are climbing particularly in regards to superspreading events, did into new data on sustained lung injuries in people who had COIVD-19 but didn't experience symptoms, and do a deep dive on antibodies and what new studies are telling us. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear
11:25
July 1, 2020
COVID-19 Fatigue, Updates on Pregnancy, and the Environmental Cost of Personal Protective Equipment
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the fact that people are done with COVID-19, but it's not done with us, get some updates on how COIVD-19 affects pregnancy (before we told you it probably didn't, now we know it does) and look at the environmental costs of 7 billion people using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear
09:55
June 30, 2020
Data Behind Europe Closing to Americans and Mandatory Quarantines in New York + HIV and COVID-19 Updates
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at news that Europe is shutting itself to Americans and people from several other countries, and New York and some other East Coast states are requiring mandatory quarantines for those visiting from certain states. How are they deciding who to target? What will we need to do to get back on their "approved" list? We also look back at HIV and COVID-19 and discover that there is a link in regards to health outcomes. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear
09:30
June 29, 2020
Fighting Misinformation. Rural Outbreaks, Snapbacks (or why some places are returning to earlier stages)
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at a recent survey showing the amount of misinformation about COVID-19 and number of people who believe it, revisit rural areas where rates are continuing to increase and learn about how snapback work - otherwise know as the return to earlier and more restrictive staged of reopening . As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:43
June 26, 2020
K-Poppers TicTokers and Super-spreaders, Employers Enforce Testing, and Challenges of an Uncoordinated Response
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the means by which a likely super-spreader event was possibly disrupted, at how employers are looking for effective ways to regularly test their employees, and use a new MIT study to dive into the many way an uncoordinated response is causing challenges. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:46
June 25, 2020
Epidemiologists, Vaccines, and Asymptomatic Transmission
Today we revisit some of our most liked stories from the past month, looking at what epidemiologists are telling us, what we can reasonably expect form a vaccine and when, and asymptomatic transmission - truth or fiction? As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:41
June 24, 2020
Peer Review in a Pandemic and Keeping Kids Safe
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the overloaded peer review system which not only is dealing with more submissions than they can handle, but is faced with the challenge of getting accurate information out in a time when the typical timeline is just too long to wait. We also check back in regarding how COVID-19 is presenting in children and what to look out for if you're a parent. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:38
June 23, 2020
Privacy Concerns, Opened then Closed Businesses, and More on Latest Buzz Drug, Dexamethasone
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at privacy concerns with tracking apps, how some reopened businesses are needing to close, and learn more about the latest buzz drug, Dexamethasone. Is it all it's cracked up to be? As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:48
June 22, 2020
Armchair Epidemiologists, Half a Million Fewer Births, and Developing Countries Fight COVID-19
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the need to be careful when interpreting data, utilizing an example from WWII, learn more about the projection that 300,000 to 500,000 fewer babies will be born in America in the next year, and dig deeper into the COVID-19 situation in developing countries, specifically India and Pakistan.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:22
June 19, 2020
America is Done with COVID-19, but... and Police Wearing Masks to Protect Protesters
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at America's push to return to pre-COVID-19 life, as well as at the example set, or not set, as police navigate wearing masks at protests.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:48
June 18, 2020
The Second Wave, Comparing the Cost of PPE VS Riot Gear, and Seven Additional Ways We Can Do Better
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at when we might expect the second wave of COVID-19 transmissions, at the cost of outfitting those who have sworn oaths to serve and protect - namely police and nurses, and finish off yesterday's list of the 14 ways we can do better next time/how we messed up.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
08:26
June 17, 2020
The First Vaccine (1000+ Years Ago!), Seven Ways We Messed Up, and Returning to a Very Different College Experience
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the first vaccines, dating back more than a thousand years, we dig into seven ways we messed up the COVID-19 response according to experts in Infectious Disease and Epidemiology (they'll be seven more tomorrow!), and we learn more about the various ways which college students are processing their return to a much different version of school in the fall.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:09
June 16, 2020
COVID-19 Moves to Rural Areas and Road Trips Show Diversity of Response
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the rural transmission of COVID-19, and follow two of our contributors, Celeste Jupiter and Anjali Deendyal, as they road trip across the country, observing the variations in social distancing and mask wearing.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:28
June 15, 2020
Asymptomatic Transmissions, Data Confusion, and Three Tips to Stay Fit During Reopening
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at what the latest studies are saying about asymptomatic spread, how states need to do better about consistent data reporting, and look at a French study showing health habits during reopening with some bonus health advice to keep you motivated.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:54
June 12, 2020
New Report on Masks, Shutdown Outcomes, Food Insecurity, and People Help Each Other in India
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We follow-up on the story about a salon employee who came to work sick with COVID-19, look at new data on number of lives saved because of shutdowns, dig deeper into the relation between food insecurity and COVID-19, and end with an inspiring story about people helping each other in India.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:27
June 11, 2020
Las Vegas Gambles with COVID-19, Epidemiologists Decide When to Hug Again, Police Tactics Potentially Increase Spread
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the reopening of Las Vegas as a test case for returning to large gatherings, see when epidemiologists think we'll be able to go back to everyday activities we've had to give up, like hugging, and examine how pepper spray and tear gas are likely contributing to the increase spread of COVID-19.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
13:21
June 10, 2020
Lasting Health Effects, Running with a Mask, How to Support Education, and South Korea Closing Again
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the lasting health effects from a case of COIVD-19, whether it makes send to run with a mask, how to support education and ensure children are receiving the care they need, and what South Korea is doing as they potentially enter into a second wave.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:42
June 9, 2020
Sweden Admits Mistakes, and Globalism VS Isolationism in a Pandemic
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at how Sweden's epidemiologists have admitted failures in their lackadaisical approach to social distancing and lockdown measures. We also take a deep dive, investigating whether isolationism or globalism offer the best strategy in a pandemic.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:24
June 8, 2020
How Ebola, STIs, and HIV are impacted by COVID-19 + New Feature - Silver Linings
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at how Ebola, STIs, and HIV are impacted by COVID-19. We also launch a new feature, Silver Linings, where we will occasionally focus on positive stories which are associated with the current situation. These can be emotionally stressful times, so it's important to take a deep breath and look at the bright side occasionally.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:52
June 5, 2020
Medical Costs of COVID-19, Inconsistent Reporting Measures Among Countries, and Poor Housing Conditions Tie to Mortality
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at medical costs associated with COVID-19, how inconsistent reporting measures among countries may lead to bad policy decisions, and how poor housing conditions are now being closely tied to higher mortality. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
09:24
June 4, 2020
Staying Safe During Protests, Leaving the WHO, How Italy is Doing, and Vaccine Updates
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at staying safe during protests, what it means to leave the WHO, get an update on how Italy is doing, and examine the progress that's being made towards finding a vaccine. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
10:17
June 3, 2020
CDC Issues New Work Guidelines , Herd Immunity, Taking Advantage of Crisis, SF Study
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at new guidelines by the CDC concerning how workplaces should be orchestrated, how close we are to Herd Immunity, why we shouldn't miss out on taking advantage of crisis,  and what we learned about frontline workers from a San Francisco Study. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. 
11:10
June 2, 2020
Brazil, Fecal Forecasting, Re-positivity, and African American Mortality
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at climbing rates in Brazil, how wastewater treatment facilities are learning to measure the number of people who are infected, what new studies show about the possibility of being reinfected, and about how African Americans are and are not at higher risk. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
11:24
June 1, 2020
What a Different U.S. Response Would Look Like, Mental Health and Prescription Medicine, Racial Disparities, and Declining Crime
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at what would have happened if the US had started social distancing just a week earlier, COVID-19 related mental health and prescription medicines, how the crisis is highlighting racial disparities, and declining crime rates. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
09:32
May 29, 2020
Stimulus Bills, Adolescent Mental Health, Racial Disparities in Testing, and Immunity Passports
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at healthcare-focused portions of the stimulus bills, adolescents mental health of during these times, racial disparities in testing locations, and why immunity passports may not be as good an idea as they originally seemed. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
10:54
May 28, 2020
Decrease in Mortality, Japan's Successful Response, Cost of Care, and Primary Treatment Options
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at dropping mortality rates, how Japan has managed to keep their rates so low, the cost of COVID-19 care, and get an update on some of the primary drugs being explored as treatment options. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
11:19
May 27, 2020
Social Distancing Strategies, Testing & Data, and Vaccine Formation
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at the clever new ways of social distancing and if they actually work, how testing is being conducted and how we can make sure municipalities are getting useful data, and how vaccines are made. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
10:59
May 26, 2020
Testing: Who should be tested and when? What policies and regulations are needed?
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We focus on testing from a variety of perspectives. Who should be tested? When? Why? With what sort of policy and regulation? We address it all. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
09:09
May 22, 2020
Masks: Hamsters, Sports Activity, and Cultural Implications
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at three mask stories, including Hamsters Wearing Masks, Mask Wearing in Sports, Cultural Mask Wearing Implications, and also update you on what's happening with the W.H.O. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
10:09
May 21, 2020
Summer to Decrease Risk, New Cluster in French Schools, the W.H.O., and Air Conditioners & Spread
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at how summertime may help mitigate risk, the 70 new cases at recently reopened French schools, what the W.H.O. is doing, and if air conditioners spread COVID-19? As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
09:36
May 20, 2020
Reinfection, Risk Levels in Activity, Contact-Tracing Apps, and Hurricane Season
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at reinfection, risk levels of different activities, contact-tracing apps, and hurricane season in a pandemic. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
10:50
May 19, 2020
Mental Health Guidelines, African-Americans Disproportionately Affected, Pregnancy, and HIV
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at an overview of mental health guidelines, how African Americans are being disproportionately affected, COVID-19 and pregnancy, and people living with HIV during these times. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
11:08
May 18, 2020
Increases in Rural Areas, Duration of Illness, and Immune System Maintenance
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at spiking rates in rural areas, a new study about how long COVID-19 affects its victims, how you can keep your immune system strong and help farmers, and more.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
09:11
May 15, 2020
Surviving COVID-19, Strokes and Heart Attacks, Face Masks, and Filtering Non-Peer-Reviewed Journals
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at what it feels like to survive COVID-19, the relationship between COVID-19 and strokes/heart attacks, the new data on masks, and how we filter through studies in non-peer-reviewed journals. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
08:48
May 14, 2020
Obesity Impacts, Less Vaccinations, Reopenings, and White House Doctors Report
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at how obesity leads to a higher rate of death in COVID-19 patients, why vaccinations are down, what we can learn from places that are reopening, and updates from four doctors who are managing the COVID-19 response in the White House.  As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
09:42
May 13, 2020
Why Men are More at Risk, New Symptoms, Happy Hypoxia, and Infections in the White House
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at why men are roughly twice as likely to die from COVID-19, what new symptoms we should be looking out for, what happy hypoxia is, and the growing number of infections in the White House. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
08:50
May 12, 2020
New CDC Guidelines, Prisons & COVID-19, Kawasaki Disease, and Non-Pharmacological Interventions
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at new CDC guidelines, how prisons are managing, Kawasaki Disease, and non-pharmacological interventions. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
11:40
May 11, 2020
Blood Clots, Infection in Kids, and Going Back to the Beach
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at COVID-19-related blood clots, new information about infection in children, and whether to return to the beach. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
07:59
May 8, 2020
Increase in U.S. Cases, TB & COVID-19, Mutating Virus, and the Origin of COVID-19
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at recent increases in U.S. Cases, how Tuberculosis affects COVID-19 transmission, whether the virus is mutating, and the origins of COVID-19. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
10:16
May 7, 2020
Antibodies, Contact Tracing, and Prescribed Meds' Impact on Recovery
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. We look at antibodies, contact tracing, and how commonly prescribed medications can impact recovery. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
10:13
May 6, 2020
TB Vaccine as Treatment, Hydroxychloroquine, COVID Toes, and Death Toll
Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19. Things have seemed to be improving, but what are experts saying will happen in June? Will a vaccine for tuberculosis be the answer? Hydroxychloroquine - good or bad? What are Covid Toes? Is the death toll actually higher than we calculated? As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts. Thank you for tuning in.
11:08
May 5, 2020
Current Numbers, Social Media Misuse, Potential Treatments, and Cancer & COVID-19
Thank you for joining us for the first episode of the NoiseFilter podcast. We look forward to bringing you the relevant Covid-19 information you need, explained clearly by healthcare professionals. Today our expert Infectious Disease and Community Medicine doctors discuss the current tally of cases and deaths across the globe, consequences of an offensive COVID-19 Facebook post, treatment development for the virus, and how COVID-19 affects those with cancer. As always, join us for all the COVID-19 information you need, explained in clear terms by health experts.
11:08
May 4, 2020
Welcome to NoiseFilter
Welcome to NoiseFilter, your daily Covid-19 update. Join us five days a week and access the Covid-19 updates you need to know, as explained by Infectious Disease and Community Health specialists. We'll sort through the news, medical journals, and latest studies, distilling the day’s most important information, which we'll then deliver to you in clear, bite-sized pieces. You'll also learn about our daily live Q&A sessions, and about you can ask our specialists your own question at www.filternoise.com. 
00:36
May 2, 2020