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Nate Duncan and Ben Taylor spend hours every day reading and curating the most important coronavirus news so you don’t have to. The goal is to bring you a well-researched, analytical, and data-oriented  podcast with the most important COVID-19 news and research from around the world.

Covid Daily News: Coronavirus Developments With Nate Duncan and Ben Taylor Nate Duncan

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    • 4.8 • 396 Ratings

Nate Duncan and Ben Taylor spend hours every day reading and curating the most important coronavirus news so you don’t have to. The goal is to bring you a well-researched, analytical, and data-oriented  podcast with the most important COVID-19 news and research from around the world.

    COVID and POTUS with Dr. Carl Bergstrom

    COVID and POTUS with Dr. Carl Bergstrom

    Dr. Carl Bergstrom joins to discuss the crazy news that Donald Trump has been hospitalized for COVID-19.  Included:

    What to believe about the President’s condition and the timeline of infection?

    What the President’s prognosis is statistically?

    What are the chances Joe Biden is infected?

    The White House’s testing scheme.

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    • 44 min
    The Most Promising Therapies with Dr. Matthew Frieman

    The Most Promising Therapies with Dr. Matthew Frieman

    Dr. Matthew Frieman joins to discuss his expertise, the state of development for treatments outside of vaccines.  He takes us through three main categories of development, namely existing drugs, antibodies, and new drugs.  He explains how the regulatory process work, how more funding speeds up the process and takes stock of our overall level of progress for these treatments.

    Dr. Frieman is an Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at University of Maryland School of Medicine

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    With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Ben Taylor (@ElGee35)

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    • 35 min
    [Better Audio] Hitting the Gas and Brake on Testing; News and Science Roundup

    [Better Audio] Hitting the Gas and Brake on Testing; News and Science Roundup

    Ben and Nate discuss interesting new testing procedures, as well as a new FDA authorization for pooled testing. Does it go far enough?

    A big news and science roundup including neonatal transmission, Vietnam’s new outbreak, and another encouraging baby step for Moderna’s vaccine.

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    With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Ben Taylor (@ElGee35).

    Articles and studies cited on the show
    FEMA head: 'We have a ways to go' on having enough PPE
    The explosion of new coronavirus tests that could help to end the pandemic
    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Diagnostic Test for Screening of People Without Known or Suspected COVID-19 Infection
    Mysterious Coronavirus Outbreak Catches Vietnam by Surprise
    Outcomes of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Patients Recently Recovered From COVID-19
    Primate study suggests mRNA vaccine effective in fending off SARS-CoV-2
    Neonatal management and outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic: an observation cohort study

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    • 37 min
    Worldwide Trends; Last Word (For Now) on Schools; COVID “Long Haulers”; Choosing a Mask

    Worldwide Trends; Last Word (For Now) on Schools; COVID “Long Haulers”; Choosing a Mask

    A hard look worldwide at the countries that have done well and poorly overall, and where COVID is changing the most. Plus, evaluating data for hard-hit countries.

    A full summary of where we stand on reopening schools. The evidence is now pretty clear.

    More data on how many people experience long-term symptoms.

    Evidence that masks protect you in addition to others.

    How to choose a mask.

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    With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Ben Taylor (@ElGee35)

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    • 45 min
    Where We Are on Vaccines with NYT’s Denise Grady

    Where We Are on Vaccines with NYT’s Denise Grady

    Science reporter Denise Grady of the New York Times discusses everything we need to know on vaccines.

    The most promising candidates so far.

    How mRNA vaccines work.

    What steps remain before candidates become available.

    The possibility vaccines won’t be universally effective.

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    With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Ben Taylor (@ElGee35)

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    • 34 min
    US Surge in Hospitalizations; Why This is a Critical Time for Stimulus

    US Surge in Hospitalizations; Why This is a Critical Time for Stimulus

    Ben does another deep data dive with US case counts and hospitalizations, and a discussion of how those hospitalization numbers will eventually correlate with deaths.

    Economic indicators are on the wane once more. Why this is such a critical time for stimulus to get us to a potential vaccine.

    What do we think of the change in CDC guidelines for ending self-isolation after positive tests?

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    With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Ben Taylor (@ElGee35).

    Articles and studies cited on the show
    Missed Payments Stabilize In June -- At Alarming Levels - Research
    $75 billion required to fix flawed US Covid-19 testing, report says - STAT
    Temporary Basic Income (TBI)
    Covid-19 Patients No Longer Need Tests to End Isolation

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
396 Ratings

396 Ratings

Steve Kaneb ,

Great research, great guests

Even useful as a catch-up, as it’s no longer daily. Nate and Ben really grind down on reports around the world, and make clear the small and large picture.

JanHrgirl ,

Great podcast

This podcast has been great. Appears to have factual, relevant material.Really mess the regular updates. Hope they come back soon.

I'mMad! ,

So grateful for this show!

Thank you so much to these two wonderful men for doing all this work and sharing with the rest of us for free. It is very helpful I have learned so much and I’m very grateful! I recommend it to a lot of people!!

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