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.