On today’s podcast, I want to look at some different issues involving the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 pandemic to include the varying fatality rates in certain countries, US pandemic preparedness and what we should be doing moving forward.

Joining me to look at these issues and more is Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Amesh Adalja, MD.

Show notes:

Tracking Zebra



Other podcasts with Dr Adalja:

Amesh Adalja, MD on Outbreak News TV

Talking Hepatitis A with Dr Amesh Adalja

Raw water: ‘In defiance of everything science tells us’

Brucella RB51, pasteurization and the risks of consuming raw milk

Cholera: The disease, the Yemen crisis and the vaccine

Chickenpox outbreak in an Asheville school: A ‘viral exchange center’

Adenovirus: What is it and why the high percentage of deaths in the NJ outbreak?

Diphtheria: A short history, the disease, treatment and the success of the vaccines

Infant botulism and honey pacifiers


Outbreak News Merchandise


The first podcast I did on this virus was on Jan. 10, 2020 with Daniel Lucey, MD, MPH:

On Feb. 7, 2020, I did a second podcast with Rodney Rohde, PhD: