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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&A

Apr 29, 2020

The US spends more on health care as a proportion of its GDP than any other nation. Will the COVID-19 pandemic reduce or accelerate that spending? Sherry Glied, PhD, Dean and Professor of Public Service at New York University, explains. Recorded Monday, April 27, 2020.

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Apr 28, 2020

Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH joins JAMA Network editors to discuss a randomized clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of 2 chloroquine diphosphate dosages in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Read the editorial here:

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Apr 27, 2020

A new exhibit on the 1918 flu pandemic asks: What is an individual's responsibility to their community during a pandemic? Exhibit curator Jane Boyd and museum manager Nancy Hill take Jennifer Abbasi on a tour of the medical museum's new exhibit just weeks before the COVID-19 outbreak first emerged.

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Apr 27, 2020

Medical historian Howard Markel, MD, PhD, director of the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine, speaks with JAMA Fishbein fellow Angel Desai, MD, about lessons from the devastating 1918 flu pandemic. Markel discusses his research into the effects of social distancing on US death rates during...

Apr 24, 2020

Marc Lipsitch, DPhil, an infectious diseases epidemiologist developing biological and modeling approaches to pathogen transmission and outbreaks, discusses evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in summer and fall 2020. Originally recorded April 22, 2020.