American Medical Association (AMA)
AMA’s Vice President of Science, Medicine and Public Health Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH, discusses the latest research on long COVID, as well as #omicron variant XBB.1.5 and other #SARSCoV2 subvariants. Also covering how the Biden Administration’s decision to end COVID-19 national emergency and U.S. public health emergency on May 11 will affect hospitals, physicians and patients—while the World Health Organization (WHO) maintains the COVID-19 pandemic is still a global health emergency. American Medical Association CXO Todd Unger hosts.
Watch, read, or listen to Sandra Fryhofer, MD, AMA Board Chair’s recent #vaccine and bivalent booster episode, here: https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-c…
00:00 #AMA Update for Feb. 1, 2023 00:32 Biden Administration to end #COVID19 emergency declarations on May 11 01:53 What’s driving the White House’s decision? 03:21 What does this mean for hospitals, physicians and patients? 03:36 How much will #COVID vaccines cost? 04:14 Are COVID tests still free? 04:32 COVID treatment costs in the US 05:25 COVID cases in the U.S. 05:38 COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths 05:53 XBB 1.5 variant 07:17 Effective COVID treatments: Paxlovid, Lagevrio, Veklury and more 08:02 Contact ASPR at COVID19Therapeutics@hhs.gov with questions 08:38 New data from long COVID study 09:55 Long COVID symptoms 10:37 Women are worst affected by long COVID, study finds 11:10 #coronavirus still considered global health emergency by #WHO