New long-COVID study, vaccines and pregnancy, masking indoors & more with Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH


American Medical Association (AMA)

AMA Vice President of Science, Medicine and Public Health Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH, discusses new research on the link between COVID-19 infection and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and that seasonal influenza activity remains high across the U.S. Also covering the life-threatening risks of flu and COVID during pregnancy. American Medical Association CXO Todd Unger hosts.

00:00 AMA Update for Dec. 19, 2022

00:27 COVID cases in the U.S.

00:53 COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths

02:00 CDC recommends masking indoors

02:57 New study shows COVID vaccines have saved more than 3.2 million lives

03:31 Share Commonwealth Fund and Yale School of Public Health study findings

04:54 New CDC study on long-COVID

06:01 POTS and COVID-19: new research links debilitating heart condition with COVID infection

07:13 Flu cases in the U.S.

08:25 Flu and COVID vaccines are safe for pregnant women

08:44 COVID can kill pregnant women or result in miscarriage, preterm births, or stillbirths

09:39 Special flu shots for people 65 years and older

10:43 How to stay healthy this holiday season

11:34 Free COVID-19 tests are available in the U.S.