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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&A

May 21, 2020

US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, discusses the agency's new initiative to collaborate with other agencies and industry to accelerate development and testing of COVID-19 treatments and vaccines. Recorded May 19, 2020.

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May 20, 2020

The University of New Mexico's Eileen Barrett, MD, MPH, speaks with JAMA's Jennifer Abbasi about the pandemic's mental and emotional toll on health care workers—and how they and their employers can safeguard their well-being.

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May 19, 2020

Was the stay-at-home order in Illinois associated with different rates of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) compared with Iowa, which did not issue a stay-at-home order? Wei Lyu, MS and George L. Wehby, PhD join JAMA Network Open Editors to discuss a cross-sectional study comparing coronavirus disease 2019...

May 13, 2020

Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, of the Perelman School of Medicine's Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, discusses the use of immunity licensing (immunity passports) as a means to restore public travel, activity, and the economy following the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded May 11, 2020.


May 12, 2020

Ruoran Li, MPhil joins JAMA Network editors to discuss a comparative effectiveness study describing and comparing the intensive care unit and inpatient bed needs for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in 2 cities in China to estimate the peak number of intensive care unit beds needed in US cities if an...