TWiV 953: Clinical update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

November 12, 2022

In his weekly clinical update Dr. Griffin discusses high demand for Amoxicillin causing shortages amid child RSV surge, epidemiologic and clinical features of children and adolescents aged <18 years with monkeypox, low risk of SARS-Cov-2 transmission by fomites, nucleocapsid antigenemia is a marker of acute SARS-CoV-2 infection, impact of community masking on COVID-19,  protection against Omicron from vaccination and previous infection in a prison system, Nirmatrelvir and the risk of post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, Bebtelovimab for high-risk outpatients with early COVID-19 in a large US health system, imprinted SARS-CoV-2 humoral immunity induces convergent Omicron RBD evolution, can SARS-CoV-2 trigger new onset of autoimmune disease in adults? A case-based review, and retrospectively modeling the effects of increased global vaccine sharing on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  1. The problem with TWiV 952 isn’t that you had a West Coast ID physician on, it’s that you invited the wrong one. The right choice is Monica Gandhi. Her reflections on ID Week 2022 (along with those of IDSA president Carlos del Rio) can be heard at

    [Unrelated to Dr. Gandhi, The Febrile Podcast also has an ID Week episode at

    Having Dr. Gandhi on as a TWiV guest is one option, Others include having her on Immune, having her on the Infectious Disease Puscast or, for Sara Dong, having her on The Febrile Podcast. Relative to the masking letter and discussion one could set up a debate between Dr. Gandhi, who does not favor extending mask mandates, with People’s CDC co-founder Robert Wallace, who does ( One could also ask Monica, Daniel and Sara who they favor to lead NIAID when Tony Fauci retires, and why.