Audio Interview: Covid-19 and the WHO

List of authors.
  • Eric J. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D.,
  • Lindsey R. Baden, M.D.,
  • Soumya Swaminathan, M.B., B.S., M.D.,
  • and Stephen Morrissey, Ph.D.


The continuing spread of SARS-CoV-2 remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. What physicians need to know about transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of Covid-19 is the subject of ongoing updates from infectious disease experts at the Journal.

In this audio interview conducted on August 30, 2022, the editors are joined by Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist of the World Health Organization, to discuss the work of the WHO in fighting SARS-CoV-2.

Funding and Disclosures

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