Latest Episode:

Episode 31 | 07/30/2020: Episode 31: Science Thursday with JoAnn Jose (07/30)

Questions:

  1. Updates on Numbers
  2. Updates on Models
  3. Things That Caught My Eye This Week: Hajj
  4. Updates on all the things:
    • Vaccine News
    • A new therapeutic
    • Saliva tests
    • Update on the sunbelt phase of the epidemic—things are dire, but there are signs it might be slightly slowing down
    • Update on India
    • A pre print study released this week has something interesting to say about asymptomatic transmission
    • Testing remains quite difficult
    • There is evidence COVID causes longer lasting cardiac consequences (German studies)
  5. There’s another viral video. I suppose we have to talk about it.
    • How do you tell when something is a bunch of lies?
  6. Moving during pandemic…ie how I’m moving because there is no right way and it’s not low risk

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Previous Episodes:

Episode 30 | 07/27/2020: Science Friday with Dr. Jose

Topics:

  • Update on Numbers
  • Update on Models
  • Updates on Masking
  • Update on HHS rule about data reporting and its implications
  • HCQ study from U Minn—quick overview
  • HIV/Truvada covid study—quick overview
  • Federal Study suggests real numbers of infected are significantly higher than numbers of positive tests.
  • South Korea Study on Older Kids
  • How Does Immunity Work? An Overview
  • Vaccine Update: Oxford/AstraZeneca and CanSina trials reported in the Lancet
  • UK Study on Immunity duration
  • What can we do now? We are in a really difficult place as a country. How do we move forward?
    • The accidental Sweden
    • Steps that can be taken now to try to improve the situation we’re in

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Episode 29 | 07/17/2020: Ranie Thompson Director of Legal Services: CARES, FFCRA; Evictions; Teachers/School Employees

Topics:

  • CARES and FFCRA – Where are we on Evictions
  • How to know your rights if you are a Teacher or School Employee

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Episode 24 | 06/19/2020: Science Friday: Six months in, where are we and what do we know?

Topics:

  • Six months in, where are we and what do we know?
  • Transmission
  • Vaccines
  • Spreading
  • Winter
  • Parsing Risk
  • Getting Tested
  • What do I do if I did a high-risk activity

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Episode 23 | 06/05/2020: Science Friday – Hydroxychloroquine – Pandemic Storm Preparedness- Why Protesting Racism is Essential During Pandemic

Topics: 

  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • Storm Preparedness during a pandemic
  • Why Protesting against Racism is Essential During the Pandemic

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Episode 22 | 05/29/2020: Science Friday with Dr. JoAnn Jose

Topics:

  • Check in on the Numbers
  • Peaks versus Waves
  • What to expect from contact tracer calls
  • vaccine update
  • testing news
  • antibodies
  • planning a safe summer

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Episode 21 | 05/22/2020: Science Friday with Dr. Jose: State of the Pandemic

Topics:

  • Caution with Numbers Decreasing
  • Masks and Hydroxychloroquine
  • Remdesivir Rollout
  • What is your Risk of getting COVID-19?
  • Tales from a Choir and a Grocery Store
  • Don’t believe CO2 Poisoning

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Episode 20 | 05/20/2020: Megan Coleman-Watkin, LCSW

Topics:

  • Unemployment and CARES update
  • Where to go for help
  • Phase I and Return to Work
  • Medicaid and Healthcare Access
  • Pandemic EBT

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Episode 19 | 05/15/2020: Episode 19: Science Friday with Dr. JoAnn Jose


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