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A weekly report on the COVID-19 pandemic from infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Dr. Osterholm is the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota and has spent a career investigating outbreaks. Since 2005, he has emphasized supply chain and other vulnerabilities and a critical need for pandemic preparedness. In this podcast, Dr. Osterholm dissects the latest COVID-19 news, data, and guidance.

CIDRAP’s Chris Dall, MA, is the cohost of the Osterholm Update and a reporter for CIDRAP News. http://www.cidrap.umn.edu

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A weekly report on the COVID-19 pandemic from infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Dr. Osterholm is the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota and has spent a career investigating outbreaks. Since 2005, he has emphasized supply chain and other vulnerabilities and a critical need for pandemic preparedness. In this podcast, Dr. Osterholm dissects the latest COVID-19 news, data, and guidance.

CIDRAP’s Chris Dall, MA, is the cohost of the Osterholm Update and a reporter for CIDRAP News. http://www.cidrap.umn.edu

    Episode 50: Sitting in Limbo

    Episode 50: Sitting in Limbo

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss rising COVID-19 cases across much of the world, the apparent regional pattern of activity in the US, and WHO's report on the potential origin of SARS-CoV-2.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

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    Episode 49: You Can't Dismiss Gravity

    Episode 49: You Can't Dismiss Gravity

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss rising COVID-19 cases across much of the world, the apparent regional pattern of activity in the US, and WHO's report on the potential origin of SARS-CoV-2.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

    Osterholm Update Live (March 23, 2021)

    Osterholm Update Live (March 23, 2021)

    In this special live episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall answer listener questions on the use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University vaccine, new CDC guidance on distancing in schools, when children will be eligible to receive vaccination for COVID-19, and more.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

    Watch the live recording here: https://youtu.be/BwjLZMjD1LA

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    Episode 48: A Mended Heart

    Episode 48: A Mended Heart

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss the importance of humility when trying to understand COVID-19, the move to suspend use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in some countries, and physical distancing in schools.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

    Watch the live podcast recording on March 23rd at 7pm Central: https://youtu.be/BwjLZMjD1LA

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    Episode 47: Preparing for Act Three

    Episode 47: Preparing for Act Three

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss what the "third act" of the COVID-19 pandemic could look like in the context of vaccines and variants, easing of restrictions throughout much of the US, and the CDC's guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

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    Episode 46: Winnable Moments

    Episode 46: Winnable Moments

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss why COVID-19 is declining in many areas of the US, where we're at with the variants, the latest CIDRAP Viewpoint report on strategic deployment of vaccines, and living with the virus after vaccination.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

    Browse the podcast and CIDRAP merchandise store: https://www.mnalumnimarket.com/collections/cidrap?utm_source=website&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=CIDRAPpodcast&utm_content=CIDRAP

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