Coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&A

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&A

Conversations with frontline clinicians and experts about the COVID-19 pandemic

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May 5, 2021 24 min

COVID-19 leaves some people with a troubling constellation of symptoms that has been known as long-haul COVID but now has a more formal name: postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). Currently, 33 states in the US have at least 1 clinic dedicated to caring for patients with PASC. Aluko Hope, MD, a pulmonary and critical care physician, cofounded the Montefiore-Einstein COVID-19 Recovery Clinic in New York in 2020. Now the...

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Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) may help COVID-19 patients in respiratory failure avoid invasive mechanical ventilation but may also lead to delays in intubation with potential for worse clinical outcomes.

Domenico L. Grieco, MD, of Fondazione Policlinico Agostino Gemelli IRCCS in Rome, Jesse B. Hall, MD, of the University of Chicago, and Laveena Munshi, MD, MSc, of Sinai Health System/University Health Network of the University of T...

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March 23, 2021 34 min

The Price of Success—How to Evaluate COVID-19 Vaccines When They’re Available Outside of Clinical Trials; When the Human Voice Speaks Volumes About Lung Function; COVID-19 Vaccines vs Variants—Determining How Much Immunity Is Enough

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Coronavirus trends, variants, vaccines, treatment, and more. JAMA Associate Editor Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, also from the University of Michigan, and Emory University School of Medicine's Carlos del Rio, MD, return to JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the latest in COVID-19 medicine and public health. Recorded March 15, 2021.

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    Genetic variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus are emerging but so far do not seem to have caused breakthrough infections in people with previous infection or in those who have been vaccinated. John P. Moore, PhD, of Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York, joins JAMA's Q&A series for an update on the latest variants and what you need to know. Recorded March 4, 2021.

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    Interview with Christopher J.L. Murray, MD, DPhil, author of The Potential Future of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Will SARS-CoV-2 Become a Recurrent Seasonal Infection?

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    Nancy E. Messonnier, MD is director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and leads the CDC’s efforts on COVID-19 vaccination. She joins JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the agency's response to emerging coronavirus variants, the FDA advisory hearings on the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and other agency activities and priorities...

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    February 26, 2021 32 min

    The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are the first of many being tested for widespread use. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, reviews these and other vaccines likely to become available, including products that use inactivated, protein subunit, and viral vector immunization strategies.

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    The CDC coordinated a massive effort to immunize nearly all nursing home and long-term care facility residents in the US against COVID-19 infection in the month after vaccine approval. Ruth Link-Gelles, PhD, MPH, CDC staff epidemiologist and Lieutenant Commander of the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, describes how.

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    February 23, 2021 23 min

    Researchers Investigate What COVID-19 Does to the Heart; “Important Conversations” Are Needed to Explain the Nocebo Effect; Therapists Donate Their Time to Counsel Distressed Health Care Workers

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    CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, returns to JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the agency's response to emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, implications for the planned vaccine mobilization strategy, the upcoming Johnson & Johnson vaccine FDA advisory hearings, strategies for reopening K-12 schools, and other agency activities and priorities related to COVID-19 control. Recorded February 17, 2021.

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    Paul A. Offit, MD, of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia returns to JAMA's Q&A series to provide an update on the emergence of COVID-19 variants and their implications for vaccine development, including the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, scheduled for a US Food and Drug Administration VRBPAC hearing on February 26, 2021. Recorded February 11, 2021.

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    As US vaccine distribution expands to include younger healthier populations, questions about vaccine safety in women of childbearing age have become more urgent. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's Catherine Y. Spong, MD, and Emory University School of Medicine's Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH, both eminent obstetrician/gynecologists, join JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the safety of the Pfizer-BioNTech and...

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    Natural experiments comparing coronavirus spread on ships and in hair salons with vs without face masks point to the importance of wearing masks for curbing SARS-CoV-2 spread. John T. Brooks, MD, chief medical officer of the CDC’s COVID-19 response team, reviews recently published epidemiologic data that reinforce the role of mask use for pandemic control.

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    Interview with Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, author of Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines

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    February 8, 2021 27 min

    2021 has brought news of emerging SARS-CoV-2 genetic variants that increase transmissibility. Will they diminish vaccine efficacy and lead us to lose pandemic control? University of Michigan's Adam Lauring, MD, PhD, a molecular virologist who uses evolutionary theory to study viral transmission and pathogenesis, joins JAMA's Q&A series to explain the variants and what they mean for public health. Recorded February 4, 20...

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    NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, MD, returns to JAMA's Q&A series to discuss

  • Shifts in the US pandemic response under the Biden administration
  • Emerging genetic variants and implications for vaccine efficacy
  • Prospects for new vaccine approvals and more.
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    Peter Piot, MD, PhD, director of The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is a legend in global health, having been involved in identification of HIV and Ebola virus in Africa. He was founding executive director of UNAIDS and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1995 to 2008. He joins JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the global public health response to COVID-19 past, present, and future. Recorded Janua...

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