Jan 18, 2023
AMA's Vice President of Science, Medicine and Public Health Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH, discusses recent release by CDC, FDA regarding possible link between Pfizer's bivalent booster and stroke risk for those 65 and older. Also covering the potential increased risk of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) for kindergartners given a decrease in pediatric vaccinations this year, as well as new findings regarding multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) in children. American Medical Association CXO Todd Unger hosts.
00:00 AMA Update for Jan. 18, 2023
00:30 XBB 1.5 variant
01:07 COVID cases in the U.S.
01:39 COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths
02:49 Pfizer vaccine stroke risk
03:50 Stroke risk and COVID vaccines
05:24 Is there higher risk of measles, mumps and rubella this year?
06:37 Any similarities between last year's polio cases and measles outbreaks?
07:31 COVID and MIS-C
08:15 New data on MIS-C in children
09:24 HHS extends COVID-19 public health emergency declaration
09:55 Why renew the coronavirus emergency declaration?
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