In this episode, Dr. Osterholm and host Chris Dall discuss the exponential growth of cases in the US and elsewhere, more promising news regarding vaccines and the obstacles that remain, the impact of surging cases on healthcare workers, and an opportunity to help out with the Frontline Families Fund.
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A weekly report on the COVID-19 pandemic from infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH. Dr. Osterholm is the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota and has spent a career investigating outbreaks. Since 2005, he has emphasized supply chain and other vulnerabilities and a critical need for pandemic preparedness. In this podcast, Dr. Osterholm dissects the latest COVID-19 news, data, and guidance.
CIDRAP’s Chris Dall, MA, is the cohost of the Osterholm Update and a reporter for CIDRAP News. http://www.cidrap.umn.edu