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PrEP: medication that prevents spread of HIV

PrEP: medication that prevents spread of HIV

September 2, 2021

Interview with Nicky Ruszkowski, education specialist in the Upstate department...


Explaining booster shots; testing wastewater for the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

Explaining booster shots; testing wastewater for the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021

August 27, 2021

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease specialist Stephen Thomas, MD, and...


Anaplasmosis: a lesser-known disease spread by tick bites

Anaplasmosis: a lesser-known disease spread by tick bites

August 26, 2021

Interview with Upstate infectious disease specialist Kris Paolino, MD


 COVID-19's course and possible future, from an epidemiologist's vantage point

COVID-19's course and possible future, from an epidemiologist's vantage point

August 26, 2021

Interview with epidemiologist Brittany Kmush, PhD, of Syracuse University


Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

Vaccine boosters and third doses: Why they are needed

August 23, 2021

Interview with Upstate's Stephen Thomas, MD, a specialist in infectious disease...


Wastewater analysis can reveal disease spread in a community

Wastewater analysis can reveal disease spread in a community

August 20, 2021

Interview with David Larsen, PhD, an epidemiologist at Syracuse University


Explaining the pandemic's staying power

Explaining the pandemic's staying power

August 19, 2021

Interview with public health experts Christopher Morley, PhD, and Telisa...


Protecting unvaccinated children as school starts

Protecting unvaccinated children as school starts

August 19, 2021

Interview with pediatric infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD


Explaining the delta variant and its risks; a new birth control gel; lung cancer recurrence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

Explaining the delta variant and its risks; a new birth control gel; lung cancer recurrence: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021

August 5, 2021

Interviews with infectious disease chief Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD,...


Expert explains what the delta variant means in the battle against COVID-19

Expert explains what the delta variant means in the battle against COVID-19

August 3, 2021

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, chief of infectious disease at...


Why herd immunity is elusive; tips for new hikers; what testing positive for HIV means: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 20, 2021

Why herd immunity is elusive; tips for new hikers; what testing positive for HIV means: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 20, 2021

June 18, 2021

Interviews with infectious disease specialist Stephen Thomas, MD, associate...


Is herd immunity to COVID-19 possible?

Is herd immunity to COVID-19 possible?

June 11, 2021

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, director of Upstate's Institute for Global...


A Lyme disease test trial; how the coronavirus behaves and what it means: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 13, 202

A Lyme disease test trial; how the coronavirus behaves and what it means: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 13, 202

June 11, 2021

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease experts Kristopher Paolino, MD, and...


Understanding the coronavirus, its mutations and the vaccines

Understanding the coronavirus, its mutations and the vaccines

June 9, 2021

Interview with Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, chief of infectious disease at...


Participants sought to help develop new test for Lyme disease

Participants sought to help develop new test for Lyme disease

June 9, 2021

Interview with Kristopher Paolino, MD, an assistant professor of medicine and of...


Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

Studying diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes; kidney transplants for kids; drugs that fight HIV: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, April 25, 2021

April 21, 2021

Interviews with researcher and tick expert Saravanan Thangamani, PhD; surgeon...


Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

Vector Biocontainment Lab focuses on diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes

April 15, 2021

Interview with Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, professor of microbiology and...


Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

Vaccines for children in testing phase; living-donor kidney transplants; the pandemic's effect on kids: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday. April 4, 2021

April 2, 2021

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Joe Domachowske, MD,...


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