COVID-19 Podcasts

EP#5: RDT vs PCR and quality control for COVID-19 diagnosis

Learn the differences between RDT (Rapid diagnostic tests) vs PCR (Polymerase chain reaction) testing for COVID-19 and why each of them has its own merits. Podcast also touches on quality control for diagnosis. Click here for a good read on different types of COVID19 tests.

Source: NepalCorona.info

EP#1: कोरोना भाइरसबाट बच्ने उपाय

How to survive coronavirus pandemic?

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Pregnant During a Pandemic

Imagine the challenge of expecting a child without knowing what to expect. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares the stories of three women who are due to give birth in the coming weeks and answers key questions about pregnancy in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Source: CNN

How To Talk To Your Kids About The Coronavirus

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Janine Domingues, clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute, about how to talk to kids about what's going on and help them navigate this difficult time.

Source: NPR

How This Could End

Three possibilities of how this will play out.

Source: The Atlantic

How Covid-19 attacks your body

In this episode of Vox's Reset podcast Ed Yong from The Atlantic explains how a little spiky ball called SARS-CoV2 brought the world to its knees.

Source: Vox

COVID19 - Recommendations on Ibuprofen

Should we be using ibuprofen to treat patients with COVID-19? Does this fall into the modifiable risk category? Dr. Matthew Van Cuyk breaks down recent events and literature around ibuprofen use in patients with COVID-19.

Source: MayoClinic

COVID-19 - Azithromycin and Hydroxychloroquine

Chloroquine emerged as an early COVID-19 treatment option in China and there has been increasing interest in the use of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin. What data is available for the safety and efficacy of the drugs in the fight against SARS-CoV-2? Dr. Christina Rivera and Dr. Ryan Stevens provide a breakdown of recent research.

Source: MayoClinic

A Virus Doesn't Discriminate

The coronavirus pandemic has fueled a surge in racism against Asian-Americans around the country. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta hears from some Americans who've personally experienced racism and talks about why there's no place for hate in our country.

Source: CNN

A Kids’ Guide to Coronavirus

How did the virus get on earth? What color is coronavirus? And can dogs get it? Today, we try to answer them. Guest: Carl Zimmer, science reporter and author of the “Matter” column for The New York Times. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-kids-guide.html

Source: NY Times