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    COVID-19 in Japan: Public Health and Medical Systems

    COVID-19 in Japan: Public Health and Medical Systems

    How is Japan responding to the COVID crisis? Until late March 2020, Japan reported only few cases and pursued what was called a cluster buster strategy, namely to strictly contain clustered outbreaks only. Since then, however, there has been a sharp increase in cases and a state of emergency has been declared. What is the situation of Japans health care system now, and what is the public health situation more generally? Are the hospitals ready for this crisis? Are healthcare workers in jeopardy? Listen to Professor Ulrike Schaede and her guests, who are medical doctors and a public health policy expert on how Japan is tackling the health crisis. Series: "COVID-19 in Japan" [Show ID: 35969]

    • 57 min
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    The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with Justin Meyer: Lecture 14 - Applying SIR Models: Predicting Pathogen Spread and Virulence Evolution

    The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with Justin Meyer: Lecture 14 - Applying SIR Models: Predicting Pathogen Spread and Virulence Evolution

    UC San Diego professor of biology Justin Meyer, who specializes in infectious disease research presents his course The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with special attention to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the COVID-19 disease and its pandemic spread throughout the world. In this lecture - how SIR models can predict the spread and behavior of pathogens. Series: "The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with Justin Meyer" [Show ID: 35830]

    • 1 hr 23 min
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    Creating Cohesion and Compassion in Academic Medicine with David Brenner - Compassion Forum

    Creating Cohesion and Compassion in Academic Medicine with David Brenner - Compassion Forum

    Research, patient care, and education - how does a large institution not only balance all three but make them work in a way that contributes to the greater good? David Brenner, MD joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to talk about his background in academic medicine and how that informs his work at UC San Diego to create compassion and cohesion - especially during COVID-19. Series: "Compassion Forum" [Show ID: 35985]

    • 17 min
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    Hepatitis B and Liver Disease in Asians

    Hepatitis B and Liver Disease in Asians

    All Asians and Pacific Islanders should be tested for the Hepatitis B virus (HBV)because they account for 90% of HBV-infected individuals in the United
    States. Chronic hepatitis B may be a silent disease whichmakes testing even more important. Dr. Francis Yao, UCSF Liver surgeon, explores HBV, tests and treatments. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35582]

    • 1 hr 14 min
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    Health Talks: A Heart-to-Heart About COVID-19

    Health Talks: A Heart-to-Heart About COVID-19

    Join UC San Diego Vice Chancellor David Brenner, MD and the Cardiovascular Institutes Co-Executive Directors Drs. Michael Madani and Ehtisham Mahmud, for a conversation about how COVID-19 can impact heart healthand how UC San Diego Health is at the forefront of providing care for whatever challenges COVID-19 may present. [Show ID: 36041]

    • 59 min
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    The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with Justin Meyer: Lecture 13-Tracking Pathogen Spread Within Hospitals

    The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with Justin Meyer: Lecture 13-Tracking Pathogen Spread Within Hospitals

    UC San Diego professor of biology Justin Meyer, who specializes in infectious disease research presents his course The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with special attention to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the COVID-19 disease and its pandemic spread throughout the world. In this lecture - using epidemiology and phylogenetics to track a deadly outbreak of resistant microbes. Series: "The Evolution of Infectious Diseases with Justin Meyer" [Show ID: 35829]

    • 1 hr 11 min

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