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A seasonal reminder: Flu vaccine is even more important during COVID-19 pandemic

A seasonal reminder: Flu vaccine is even more important during COVID-19 pandemic

August 28, 2020

Interview with Jarrod Bagatell, MD, medical director of employee and student...


A pediatrician’s view of kids returning to school this fall; preventing lead poisoning in children: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020

A pediatrician’s view of kids returning to school this fall; preventing lead poisoning in children: Upstate Medical University’s HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020

August 28, 2020

Interviews with Upstate pediatricians Jana Shaw, MD, and Travis Hobart, MD


Advice for returning to school during the pandemic

Advice for returning to school during the pandemic

August 27, 2020

Interview with Jana Shaw, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at...


Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

Potential COVID vaccine undergoes testing at Upstate; a way to reduce transplant complications: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020

August 14, 2020

Interviews with infectious disease chief Stephen Thomas, MD, and Oleh Pankewycz,...


What's involved, what's expected in the COVID-19 vaccine testing at Upstate

What's involved, what's expected in the COVID-19 vaccine testing at Upstate

August 9, 2020

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


What’s known, what’s needed, what’s next in ‘marathon’ effort against pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 26, 2020

What’s known, what’s needed, what’s next in ‘marathon’ effort against pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 26, 2020

July 24, 2020

Interview with epidemiologists Brittany Kmush, PhD, and David Larsen, PhD, of...


'It's not a sprint': Epidemiologists discuss the marathon efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic

'It's not a sprint': Epidemiologists discuss the marathon efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic

July 20, 2020

Interview with Syracuse University epidemiologists David Larsen, PhD, and...


Study to examine COVID-19 households; Upstate nurse practitioner recounts caring for COVID-19 patients in thick of New York City pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 5, 2020

Study to examine COVID-19 households; Upstate nurse practitioner recounts caring for COVID-19 patients in thick of New York City pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, July 5, 2020

July 2, 2020

Interview with Upstate epidemiologist Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, and Upstate nurse...


New study examines household contacts of people who test positive for COVID-19

New study examines household contacts of people who test positive for COVID-19

June 29, 2020

Interview with Katie Anderson, MD, PhD, an infectious disease expert at Upstate


How quickly can a COVID-19 vaccine be achieved, and how would it work?

How quickly can a COVID-19 vaccine be achieved, and how would it work?

June 26, 2020

Interview with Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at Upstate


How a COVID-19 vaccine could be developed

How a COVID-19 vaccine could be developed

June 19, 2020

Interview with vaccine expert Stephen Thomas, MD, chief of infectious disease at...


Army Reserve colonel from Upstate details care of COVID-19 patients in New York City

Army Reserve colonel from Upstate details care of COVID-19 patients in New York City

June 18, 2020

Interview with Upstate nurse practitioner Patricia Goodyear, who is a colonel in...


Dealing with cancer and a pandemic; an update on ticks as warm weather arrives: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 21, 2020

Dealing with cancer and a pandemic; an update on ticks as warm weather arrives: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, June 21, 2020

June 18, 2020

Interview with Upstate cancer specialist Sam Benjamin, MD, and Upstate...


What to expect from this year's tick season, and some prevention tips

What to expect from this year's tick season, and some prevention tips

June 18, 2020

Interview with Upstate researcher Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, an expert on...


Emergency preparedness basics; contact tracing explained; why well-child checkups matter: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 31, 2020

Emergency preparedness basics; contact tracing explained; why well-child checkups matter: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 31, 2020

May 29, 2020

Interviews with Emergency Management Director Chris Dunham, Onondaga County...


Analyzing a rare syndrome in children; how the pandemic hits other countries; psychological impact of the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 24, 2020

Analyzing a rare syndrome in children; how the pandemic hits other countries; psychological impact of the coronavirus: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 24, 2020

May 22, 2020

Interviews with pediatric infectious disease specialist Jana Shaw, MD;...


What is the role of a contact tracer?

What is the role of a contact tracer?

May 21, 2020

Interview with Onondaga County Health Commissioner Indu Gupta, MD


What's been learned about the coronavirus; coping with loneliness, isolation in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 3, 2020

What's been learned about the coronavirus; coping with loneliness, isolation in the pandemic: Upstate Medical University's HealthLink on Air for Sunday, May 3, 2020

May 1, 2020

Interviews with Upstate infectious disease chief Stephen Thomas, MD, and social...


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