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Episode 90: Lessons Learned from the AAAAI COVID-19 Response Task Force Williams

AAAAI President-Elect Paul V. Williams, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the end of the U.S. national emergency declarations and new transitions within the AAAAI COVID-19 Response Task Force. (May 9, 2023)

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AAAAI COVID-19 Resources Website

Episode 63: Omicron: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and What We Need to Know Nowalk

Infectious disease expert Andrew Nowalk, MD, PhD, discusses important information surrounding the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. Listen now to learn more about COVID-19 mutations, transmission and how this latest variant may or may not impact the pandemic. (December 21, 2021)

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Episode 61: Update on COVID-19 Vaccines Kelso

John Kelso, MD, FAAAAI, returns to recap all we’ve learned during the past year regarding the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, including updates regarding booster doses and recent approval for children 5-11 years of age. (November 18, 2021)

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Episode 59: COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy Namazy

Jennifer Namazy, MD, FAAAAI, discusses the accumulating evidence surrounding the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy. This timely and informative discussion is important for healthcare professionals, patients and the general public. (October 29, 2021)

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Episode 57: Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19 Dr. Gold

Wellness guru Jessi Gold, MD, MS, provides valuable insight and resources for all of us to consider as we navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While this episode is relevant for all, it also discusses how ongoing stress and anxiety can impact healthcare professionals and our patients. (September 24, 2021)

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Episode 55: COVID-19 Update with Dr. Peter HotezHotez

World-renowned vaccine and infectious disease expert Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, DSc (hon), FASTMH, FAAP, joins us to discuss the latest information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. This important update discusses the Delta variant, full FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine, third vaccine doses, the return to school, and much more. (August 27, 2021)

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Episode 54: Preparing for the New School Year with Allergies and Asthma Vickery

Pediatric allergist and food allergy expert Brian Vickery, MD, FAAAAI, joins us to discuss the Delta variant, safety of sending kids back to school and asthma / allergy management in the school setting. This is a timely episode for all parents, school personnel, clinicians and the general public! (August 24, 2021)

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Episode 53: NIH Study on the Safety of Receiving a Second Dose of a COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine in Those Who Had an Allergic Reaction to the First DoseGuerrerio

Pamela Guerrerio, MD, PhD, is the principal investigator for a newly launched research study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She discusses the research questions being addressed as well as details surrounding inclusion/exclusion criteria and participant involvement. (August 19, 2021)

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Episode 47: New NIH Study on Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 VaccinesFranklin

Lisa Wheatley, MD, MPH, and N. Franklin Adkinson, Jr., MD, FAAAAI, join us to discuss details surrounding a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) study investigating potential causes of rare allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines. (May 4, 2021)

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Find out more about joining the study.

Episode 45: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Dr. Mora

Media guru, national advocate and community allergist Juanita Mora, MD, discusses the origins of vaccine hesitancy among patients from various backgrounds, and offers practical tips for addressing these complex issues with individual patients and on a broader scale. (March 24, 2021)

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Episode 42: COVID-19 VaccinesKelso

John Kelso, MD, FAAAAI, addresses common questions, concerns and misconceptions surrounding the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. From efficacy to allergy, this broad ranging discussion covers all the important information you need to know. (December 23, 2020)

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Episode 36: School Attendance, Asthma and COVID-19

ClarkLemanskeWith so many important aspects pertaining to a return to in-person learning, issues specific to asthma management inside the school setting are more important than ever. In this episode Robert Lemanske, Jr., MD, FAAAAI, and Liz Clark, MSN, RN, NCSN, FNASN, discuss recommendations for parents, schools, and healthcare professionals to consider this autumn. (September 21, 2020)

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Guidance on School Attendance, Asthma and COVID-19. (This document summarizes the overall recommendations for treating students with asthma at school during the ongoing pandemic.)
NASN Return to School Hygiene Videos

Episode 35: Seasonal Allergies, COVID-19, and the Common Cold: A Trifecta of Autumn OverlapDr. Ellis

Anne Ellis, MD, FRCPC, FAAAAI, offers excellent tips on how to tell the difference between three different causes of similar symptoms this autumn. Listen to this episode to learn practical advice on how to differentiate symptoms from seasonal allergies, the common cold, and COVID-19. (September 11, 2020)

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Episode 34: Management of Food Allergy in Schools During COVID-19Greenhawt

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many new challenges into all of our lives, an impact magnified for children with food allergy who may be heading back to school. In this Hot Topics episode, food allergy expert Matthew J. Greenhawt, MD, MBA, MSc, FAAAAI, offers important information, tips and perspective for families and schools to consider in an effort to provide a safe environment for anyone with food allergies. (August 20, 2020)

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Episode 32: Understanding COVID-19: A Deep Dive Into Risk Factors, Treatment, and Next StepsLipworth

Expert guest Brian Lipworth, MD, offers tremendous insight into the pathophysiology, treatment and current understanding of various aspects related to COVID-19. Why do some patients have more severe disease and what is actually happening inside their body? Do people with asthma and allergies need to worry or are they actually protected? Learn the answers to these questions and more by listening to this engaging and informative discussion. (July 24, 2020)

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Dr. Lipworth's Blog

Episode 29: Impact of COVID-19 on Allergists and Their PatientsWilliams

The Chair of the AAAAI COVID-19 Response Task Force, Paul V. Williams, MD, FAAAAI, joins us to discuss how the pandemic has impacted the way allergy practices are caring for patients and important thoughts about how to resume operations. (May 7, 2020)

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Episode 27: How to Manage a Pollen Tsunami in the Midst of a Global PandemicDr. Ellis

Listen to expert Anne Ellis, MD, FRCPC, FAAAAI, discuss management of spring pollen allergies and how this intersects with the current COVID-19 pandemic. This Hot Topics episode has tips for patients, allergists and all medical professionals. (April 7, 2020)

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Episode 26: Latest Update on COVID-19: What Physicians and Patients Need to Know

LuceyanesiTwo global health experts George Anesi, MD, MSCE, MBE, and Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH, discuss the most up to date information regarding COVID-19. Listen now to learn about preparedness and how this pandemic can specifically impact patients with asthma, allergies and immune deficiency. (March 16, 2020)

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Episode 25: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update: What Healthcare Professionals Graysonand Patients Need to Know

In this Hot Topics episode, virus expert Mitchell H. Grayson, MD, FAAAAI, discusses important information surrounding COVID-19, including how this can specifically impact patients with allergic conditions and asthma. A must listen for healthcare professionals and patients alike! (March 2, 2020)

While we continue to keep our resources up to date as information changes, it's important to note that as of April 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone wear cloth face coverings in public settings where other physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain, in addition to continuing physical distancing measures as much as possible. Please check back here often for more important updates.

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