Activity ID



March 16, 2023

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CME Credit



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Coronavirus testing, mortality, vaccine development, containment vs mitigation, and more. Anthony S. Fauci, MD discusses the latest developments in the global spread of COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus with JAMA Editor Howard Bauchner, MD.- What’s the difference between COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2? (01:15)- What’s the status and accuracy of diagnostic testing in the US? (01:58)- What’s the case-fatality rate for the virus? (05:31)- Scientific advances and vaccine development (25:06)- Are current clinical trials providing a picture of treatments? (13:41)- Risk communication: how do we present information so there’s faith that it’s accurate? (15:24)- Risk groups (children, the elderly, pregnant women) (16:26)- Containment vs mitigation vs quarantine vs isolation (19:10) – Protecting the elderly and nursing home resident (23:52)- Public health prospects in Latin America, Africa (26:35)- Will coronavirus wane in warmer months like influenza? (27:52)- Why is anxiety so high about this disease?- Does the US have capacity to care for COVID19 infection? (31:03)- What is your daily schedule like? (32:23).

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2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

Educational Objective
Review March 2020 update on COVID-19


Global Health, Infection Control, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Pulmonary Medicine, COVID-19


Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban

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