AHCJ webcast, Aug. 11, 2021: Back to school: Reporting on COVID-19 as kids return to classes
AHCJ webcast, July 19, 2021: Understanding and reporting on the Delta variant
AHCJ webcast, March 23, 2021: Post-COVID health: What will we need to catch up on?
AHCJ webcast, March 17, 2021: Covering the vaccine rollout: How to connect to audiences
AHCJ webcast, Feb. 26, 2021: Covering airborne transmission and COVID-19: What to know
Journalism Summit on Infectious Disease, November 2020: Videos feature experts and journalists discussing COVID-19, the science, the future, vaccinations and news coverage.
AHCJ webcast, July 30: Reporting on school reopenings in the time of COVID-19
AHCJ webcast, June 30: Investigative journalism and the COVID-19 pandemic
AHCJ webcast, June 23: Covering antibody tests for the novel coronavirus
AHCJ webcast, June 17: Understanding COVID-19 transmission as communities attempt to reopen
June 12: CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19 (Download the MP3 audio file.)
AHCJ webcast, June 10: Covering the effect of the coronavirus on Native Americans
AHCJ webcast, June 3: Older adults, coronavirus and food insecurity
AHCJ webcast, May 28: Understanding the path to a COVID-19 vaccine
AHCJ webcast, May 21: Freelancing during COVID-19: Tips from AHCJ members
AHCJ webcast, May 13: How to cover health disparities and COVID-19
May 8: Misinformation pandemic is like COVID-19 itself
AHCJ webcast, May 7: How COVID-19 will impact rising insurance premiums
AHCJ webcast, April 30: Responsible coverage of coronavirus preprint research
AHCJ webcast, April 27: Understanding health evidence — A COVID-19 case study
April 27: Health, Science and Business Writers on Covering the Pandemic | video
AHCJ webcast, April 21: COVID-19: How to cover dwindling health resources, workforce burnout
AHCJ webcast, April 14: How will health researchers evaluate COVID-19 response?
AHCJ webcast, April 10: Battling COVID-19 in senior care settings
AHCJ webcast, April 3: Explaining coronavirus testing for your audience
AHCJ webcast, March 27: Covering COVID-19: Two experts offer up-to-date answers
AHCJ webcast, March 10: Covering COVID-19: What do you need to know?
Will we see a COVID-19 surge in winter 2022-23? Watch this video Q&A with epidemiologist and EpiMonitor CEO Katelyn Jetelina and Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of the department of medicine at University of California, San Francisco to learn more about the state of RSV, influenze and COVID-19 as of early December 2022 and expectations for a COVID-19 surge this winter. The conversation covers variants, boosters, masks, "triple-demic," long Covid, and scientific communication. This was hosted by the University of California San Francisco, Department of Medicine on Dec. 1, 2022.
The National Press Club and Project Health Minds convened: “From Newsrooms to Boardrooms: The Mental Health Revolution Arrives” on Sept. 30, 2022. This discussion includes a conversation between four journalists and a therapist discussing how reporting on and experiencing trauma, including the COVID-19 pandemic, has impacted their mental health and what they have done to support themselves and cope. The video is worth watching to hear some tips on coping mechanisms. Video begins at about 8 minutes and ends at the 1 hour point.
Looking for a short video explaining how the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines work? Check out this video produced by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which is less than 2 minutes, and uses great visuals to explain exactly how the vaccine works.
If you want to watch an absorbing documentary profile of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the public health face of the calm and wisdom throughout the pandemic, watch this video from National Geographic. It requires a subscription to Disney and is worth your time.
COVID-19 Immunology 101 for Non-immunologists by Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D.
Looking for a brief description of how the immune system works? Check out this video with Yale University School of Medicine professor of immunology Akiko Iwasaki and produced by BioRender, a life sciences communication company. In 8 minutes, Iwasaki walks the viewer through the body’s immune response and how T-cells, B-cells and antibodies fight off viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites.
Mental health toll of COVID-19 – a briefing for journalists – May 12
The lasting effects of the pandemic-imposed pressures on mental health—sickness, isolation, fear, loss—are still emerging. Watch this SciLine-hosted media briefing to help with your coverage of current and potential long-term mental health consequences of COVID-19 on adults and children and the race-based and other mental health disparities exacerbated by the pandemic. Expert panelists took questions on the record and can be quoted.
Breakthrough COVID-19 infections and booster vaccines
How do the leading COVID-19 vaccines work? Science explains
This about 5-minute video with Science Senior Correspondent Jon Cohen explains how each of the leading COVID-19 vaccines work and can protect people from severe illness—and what understanding the details of immune responses could mean for the future of human trials.
Military-grade camera shows risks of airborne coronavirus spread
Airborne Transmission, Ventilation and School and Workplace Reopenings
America's medical supply crisis
The World Health Organization’s Pan American Health Organization hosted a briefing for the media on covering COVID-19 vaccines and how to form a responsible and evidence-based approach.
Preserving the Scientific Integrity of Getting to COVID-19 Vaccines: From Clinical Trials to Public Allocation
Health Conditions and an Older Population Increase COVID-19 Risks in Rural America
What is an Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA?
Aug. 7, 2020: Five former heads of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Tom Frieden, Julie Gerberding, Richard Besser, David Satcher and Jeffrey Koplen) weigh in on the single biggest mistake the US has made in responding to COVID-19: all agree the mistake is lack of leadership and clear messaging from President Trump.
Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, shared advice on lowering U.S. covid-19 cases during a Washington Post Live interview on July 24. (The Washington Post)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provided an update to media on June 25 on the COVID-19 response. Transcript | [MP3 – 6 MB] | COVID-19 Digital Press Kit
Media briefing to discuss the New Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance for COVID-19 Testing
As the country begins to reopen, access to clear and accurate data is essential to communities and leadership for making decisions. This call will discuss a new Guidance that specifies what additional data must be reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by laboratories along with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) test results. The Guidance standardizes reporting to ensure that public health officials have access to comprehensive and nearly real-time data to inform decision making in their response to COVID-19. WHEN: Thursday, June 5
March 19: SciLine Media Briefing: Covering COVID-19
March 18: Media Briefing on Coronavirus: KFF Experts Explore Public’s Views and Nation’s Response
March 18-20: Alliance for Health Policy miniseries
March 6: How Are Cities and Counties Preparing for Coronavirus?
March 6: WHO Regional Director leads media briefing on COVID-19 in the Americas
60 Minutes - ongoing coverage of COVID-19: In these 41 videos, there are stories from why it matters that the National Institutes of Health canceled a coronavirus research grant to how an Amazon worker tracks cases of the virus from home.
"The answer is yes"
The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma is launching Reporting and Covid-19: Conversations for Journalists, a Zoom-based webinar / discussion series about the challenges of reporting amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Freedom Forum's Power Shift Project has a series of webinars titled "Taking care of journalists and journalism," which collects ideas and best practices from journalism leaders.
The University of California San Francisco Medical School chair Bob Wachter leads a discussion on April 16, 2020, in which four UCSF experts provide an update on what we’ve learned about the epidemiology and treatments for COVID-19 in the last few weeks. They also highlight emerging evidence regarding health disparities of Covid-19 and the impact of the virus on the homeless. There is also a presentation from a UCSF physician who is part of a volunteer group of 20 faculty and nurses now working in New York City.
Don’t Touch Your Face, A podcast covering all aspects of the coronavirus: Episodes examine media coverage of the coronavirus, risk groups, conspiracy theories and misinformation and managing mental health.
Tradeoffs with Dan Gorenstein: An episode that looks at how keeping older adults safe through isolation also may make their health worse.
In these Science on Screen presentations for the rampant-virus films Contagion, 12 Monkeys, and 28 Days Later, infectious disease experts discuss why epidemics happen, what we've learned from past contagions, and how our species survives despite an ongoing onslaught of dangerous microbes.
Emergency Health Workforce Policies to address COVID-19 series
COVID-19 Webinar Series
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on his Policy Brief on Older Persons and COVID-19.
A Conversation With Dr. Anthony Fauci
Dr. Fauci Answers Trevor Noah’s Questions About Coronavirus
COVID-19: Where do we go from here?
Confronting Coronavirus: A PBS NewsHour Special
March 18, Coronavirus Update with Anthony Fauci, M.D.
March 16, Journal of the American Medical Association video
March 6 coronavirus update with Anthony Fauci, M.D.
On Jan. 27, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, discusses what is known about the outbreak of coronavirus 2019-nCoV. On Feb. 6, Fauci spoke again on the latest information about the outbreak in this video.
Feb. 10: Containing the Coronavirus: Challenges to Thwarting the Outbreak
Feb. 10: Covering Coronavirus: Expert Tips for Journalists and Health Care Communicators
Feb. 11: The New Coronavirus: The Next Pandemic?
Feb. 11: 2019 Coronavirus: What We know, What We’re Doing
"Get the Story on the Coronavirus Crisis”: The Center for Health Journalism at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism hosted this briefing with Emily Baumgaertner a medical reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Dr. Seema Yasmin a journalist, author, medical doctor and professor Michael Mina, assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and a core member of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics (CCDD). The provide information about how they are writing about the outbreak and the latest information about diagnostic testing of the virus.
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