Long COVID: The US Federal Response

On August 3, 2022, the US Department of Health and Human Services released 2 major reports in response to a presidential memo calling for a whole-of-government response to the SARS-CoV-2 sequelae known as “Long COVID.” JAMA Editor in Chief Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, discusses these new reports and the research and support needed to address this pervasive health concern with HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel L. Levine, MD. Recorded July 29, 2022.

Click https://ja.ma/3d0ieR8 to read the Viewpoint by Dr Levine, and visit http://jamanetworkvideo.com/ for more content like this.

Topics discussed in this interview:
00:00 Introduction and HHS reports
02:15 Definitions and National Research Action Plan on Long COVID
03:44 Broadening our understanding of Long COVID
07:11 Needs on the ground
09:23 COVID-19 and health inequity
12:26 Need to think broadly
15:05 A multi-agency approach

———————————————————————————
For more from JAMA
https://www.jama.com
https://www.facebook.com/JAMAJournal
https://www.twitter.com/JAMA_Current
https://www.linkedin.com/company/jama…

Follow the JAMA Network
https://www.jamanetwork.com
http://www.jamanetworkaudio.com
https://www.facebook.com/JAMANetwork
https://www.twitter.com/JAMANetwork
https://www.instagram.com/JAMANetwork
https://www.pinterest.com/JAMANetwork

=====================================================================
#JAMALive

You May Also Like