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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Q&A

Dec 30, 2020

Elderly persons and residents of nursing homes have been the hardest hit in the COVID-19 pandemic. Harvard geriatrician Sharon Inouye, MD, discusses the effect COVID-19 has had on nursing homes and what should be done about it.

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Dec 30, 2020

Communication science expert Brian Southwell, PhD, recently launched a training workshop at the Duke University School of Medicine to address a major clinical problem: What should physicians do when patients are misinformed about their health? It’s one of only a few such programs in the nation. Southwell, a scholar...

US Public Attitudes Toward COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Dec 22, 2020

Emily A. Largent, JD, PhD, RN, joins JAMA Network Open Digital Media Editor, Seth Trueger, MD, MPH, to discuss a survey study assessing the acceptability of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine mandates among members of the US public. Read the article here:

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Dec 21, 2020

With coronavirus vaccines now available, what are the timeline and prospects for "herd immunity" and return to a new normal? Marc Lipsitch, DPhil, of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health returns to JAMA's Q&A series with Paul D. Biddinger, MD, director of Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for...

Dec 16, 2020

Peter W. Marks, MD, PhD, and Stephen M. Hahn, MD, return to JAMA's Q&A series to discuss the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines: the data, the weekend's EUA designation (Pfizer/BioNTech), and the process for future full licensure and postmarketing safety surveillance.

Dr Marks directs the US FDA's Center for Biologics...