In Fall 2020, all MIT students and the general public are welcome to join Professors Richard Young and Facundo Batista as they discuss the science of the pandemic during this new class. Special guest speakers include: Anthony Fauci, David Baltimore, Britt Glaunsinger, Bruce Walker, Eric Lander, Michel Nussenzweig, Akiko Iwasaki, Arlene Sharpe, Kizzmekia Corbett, and others. The class will run from September 1, 2020 through December 8, 2020 and begin each Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. ET. Please note that MIT classes generally begin five minutes after the scheduled start time. See the syllabus for lecture details.
Provides open access to COVID related talks.
Rogers, J. (2020, August 26). Medical wearable devices for tracking symptoms of COVID-19 [Audio file]. In The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks. Retrieved October 6, 2020, from https://hstalks.com/bs/4395/.
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"Science journalist Debora MacKenzie reported on how COVID-19 became a global pandemic and offers her thoughts on how to prevent future outbreaks. She’s interviewed by Georgetown University Center for Global Health’s Professor Claire Standley."
Coronavirus: Conspiracy Theories
"A masterclass in immunology, monoclonal antibodies, and vaccine strategies for COVID-19."
#117 – Stanley Perlman, M.D., Ph.D.
"Insights from a coronavirus expert on COVID-19."
"An expert perspective on COVID-19 vaccines."
"Andy talks to epidemiologist Michael Osterholm, one of his most trusted sources. He was one of the first to see the pandemic coming in January and has been a step ahead ever since. Andy and Mike talk about what has happened since the pandemic came to the US, what the major surprises are, and what is happening next."
"You do not want to miss this riveting conversation between Andy and The Atlantic's Ed Yong, the journalist Andy thinks has done the best job writing about and analyzing the pandemic. They discuss America's failed response, how this whole thing might end, and why wanting things to go back to "normal" isn't the right mindset. "
"Fall 2020 will bring the first full college term of the COVID-19 pandemic, and no one knows quite what to expect. Plexiglass has been installed in classrooms. Professors have brushed up on their online teaching skills. New social distancing rules have been issued for students—and already broken. How will it all work out?"