In "A Seasonless Virus," Dr. Osterholm and Chris Dall discuss the latest COVID-19 trends in the U.S. and around the world, provide an update on influenza and RSV activity, and review two recent studies on long COVID. Dr. Osterholm also answers a listener question on fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and celebrates a recent event in public health history.
- Report underscores financial pressure of long COVID on families (CIDRAP News)
- 5% of COVID-infected US veterans still had symptoms up to 1 year later (CIDRAP News)
SARS-CoV-2 disease severity and transmission efficiency is increased for airborne compared to fomite exposure in Syrian hamsters (Nature Communications, Port et al)
High prevalence of multidrug-resistant infections reported in Ukraine hospitals (CIDRAP News)
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