Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a rapidly emerging viral infection causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19). Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have garnered unprecedented attention as potential therapeutic agents against COVID-19 following several small clinical trials, uncontrolled case series, and public figure endorsements.
The Open Forum Infectious Diseases Podcast
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Podcast 28: Tracking COVID-19 from a Journalist's Perspective with STAT's Helen Branswell
In episode 28 of the OFID podcast, OFID Editor in Chief Paul Sax, MD, speaks with Helen Branswell – a seasoned infectious diseases and global health reporter at STAT – a media company offering health, medicine, and scientific discovery reporting. She shares the turbulent pursuit of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 story.
Podcast 27: A good meme is worth a thousand words
In episode 27 of the OFID podcast, OFID Editor in Chief Paul Sax, MD, interviews Aditya (“Adi”) Shah, MD – Chief ID Fellow and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic and creator of the cult ID Twitter following #StewardMeme. The duo discuss Dr. Shah’s clever social media commentaries and what drew him to ID.
Podcast 26: A doctor, a cartoonist, a mom
In the 26th episode of the OFID podcast, OFID Editor in Chief Paul Sax, MD, interviews medical cartoonist and Chief of Hospital Medicine at Mount Sinai West Hospital, Grace Farris, MD. The pair discuss how she found her passion in art and medicine, and the all-too-real issues she brings to life in her cartoons.
TranscriptPodcast 26: A doctor, a cartoonist, a mom
Podcast 25: Debating the Top HIV/AIDS Research Papers with Dr. Raphael Landovitz
Paul Sax, MD – OFID Editor in Chief – and Raphael Landovitz, MD, are at it again. In the 25th episode of the OFID podcast, the pair engage in a lively debate of the top five research papers in HIV medicine, covering topics throughout the disease’s relatively short history.