In his weekly clinical update Dr. Griffin discusses detection of a highly divergent type 3 vaccine-derived poliovirus in a child with a severe primary immunodeficiency disorder, severe respiratory illnesses associated with rhinoviruses and/or enteroviruses including EV-D68, effects of vaccination and previous infection on Omicron infections in children, COVID-19-associated hospitalizations among vaccinated and unvaccinated adults 18 years or older in 13 US states, effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines over time prior to Omicron emergence in Ontario, Canada, nasal IgA wanes 9 months after hospitalization with COVID-19 and is not induced by subsequent vaccination, resistance of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariant BA.4.6 to antibody neutralization, persistent circulating SARS-CoV-2 spike associated with post-acute COVID-19 sequelae, and impact of COVID-19 vaccination on the risk of developing long-covid and on existing long-covid symptoms.
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Links for this episode
- Detection of poliovirus in immunosuppressed child (CDC) 3:38
- Severe respiratory illnesses associated with rhinoviruses and/or enteroviruses (CDC) 14:53
- Effects of vaccination and previous Omicron infection in children (NEJM) 24:04
- COVID-19 hospitalizations among vaccinated and unvaccinated adults (JAMA) 29:28
- Effectiveness of vaccines prior to Omicron (IDSA) 30:32
- Nasal iga wanes 9 months after COVID hospitalization (medRxiv) 32:00
- Resistance of Omicron subvariant to antibody neutralization (BioRxiv) 35:30
- PAXLOVID patient eligibility screening checklist (FDA)
- Remdesivir fact sheet for providers (Veklury)
- Bebtelovimab fact sheet for providers (FDA)
- SARS-CoV-2 spike is associated with post-acute sequelae (IDSA) 38:57
- Impact of vaccination on the risk of developing long-COVID (The Lancet) 40:35
- Contribute to Floating Doctors fundraiser at PWB 42:33
- Dr. Griffin’s treatment guide (pdf)
- Letters read on TWiV 936 43:05
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees
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