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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 45: Watchful Waiting

    Episode 45: Watchful Waiting

    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

    Read the new CIDRAP Viewpoint Report: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/sites/default/files/public/downloads/cidrap-covid19-viewpoint-report7.pdf

    Episode 44: Hurricane Warning

    Episode 44: Hurricane Warning

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss the debate regarding what lies ahead for the US, the ongoing need for global access to vaccines, and important considerations for respiratory protection and aerosol transmission.

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    Read more about protecting essential workers: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/covid-19/preparedness-and-response/protecting-essential-workers

    Read the letter requesting immediate action to address SARS-CoV-2 inhalation exposure: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/feb-15-2021-letter

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

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    Episode 43: A Realist Adjusts the Sails

    Episode 43: A Realist Adjusts the Sails

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss the current trajectory of the pandemic and inconsistent public health messaging in the US, the latest information on variants and considerations for prioritizing first doses of vaccine, and questions related to the safety of dental and medical care amid the pandemic.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

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    Episode 42: Calling an Audible

    Episode 42: Calling an Audible

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss the latest challenges related to variants of concern, the case for delaying second doses of current vaccines to broaden access to first doses, and double masking.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

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    Episode 41: Surrender Is Not an Option

    Episode 41: Surrender Is Not an Option

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss the issue of opening schools, updates on variants of concern, and more news on vaccines and their distribution.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

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    Episode 40: An Imperfect Storm

    Episode 40: An Imperfect Storm

    In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss the latest information on SARS-CoV-2 variants, estimates as to just how much of the US population might have some immunity to the virus, and the current supply and demand of vaccines.

    Email us your questions: OsterholmUpdate@umn.edu

    Listen to the rendition of 'Hail Mary' submitted by Ruth and her choir members: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/hail-mary-full-grace-audio

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