The Infectious Diseases Society of America’s podcast features discussions with experts on a range of topics related to infectious diseases including antimicrobial resistance, ID diagnostics and outbreaks such as COVID-19, Ebola and measles. Episodes on IDSA’s guidelines are also available.
What the CDC’s Masking Guidance Means for Both the Vaccinated and Unvaccinated (June 12, 2021)
In this episode, we discuss the CDC’s new masking guidance, the recommendations, surrounding challenges, and a return to the abnormal with IDSA Board Member and Fellow Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Dr. Joshua Barocas, member of IDSA’s Public Health Committee and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Infectious Diseases physician at Boston Medical Cent
How Can We Help India’s COVID-19 Crisis and Avoid a Similar Fate for the African Continent? (June 5, 2021)
IDSA members Krutika Kuppali, MD, of the Medical University of South Carolina, and Dawd Siraj, MD, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discuss the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in India and whether the African continent will face a similar wave soon.
How To Summer Safely (May 26, 2021)
IDSA members Susan Kline, MD, of the University of Minnesota, Monica Gandhi, MD, of UC-San Francisco, and Jason Newland, MD, of Washington University, share thoughts about gatherings, mask protocol, and the trajectory of COVID-19 over the summer.
Predicting Future Prevalence: Can We Prevent a Winter Surge? (May 22, 2021)
IDSA members Amesh Adalja, MD, of Johns Hopkins University, and Ali Mokdad, MD, of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, discuss the Covid-19 forecast for the months ahead and what we can do to prevent future surges in cases.
Treatments: What Works, What Doesn't & What We Still Need to Know (May 15, 2021)
IDSA members Adarsh Bhimraj, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, and Rajesh Gandhi, MD, of the Massachusetts General Hospital, discuss what we've learned about COVID-19 treatments as the pandemic has progressed.
COVID-19: Rehab and Recovery (May 8, 2021)
IDSA members Anna Person, MD of Vanderbilt University and Kristin Englund, MD of the Cleveland Clinic discuss COVID-19 recovery and the special rehabilitation considerations and resources needed to treat patients.
Separation of positive kids from parents
Parents are fearful to have their children tested for covid because they may be separated from their parents.
Useful, good format
I think the question and answer format is good. I think mentioning the strength of recommendation would be useful but these are available in the written guidelines.