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Jan 21, 2021

Join us as we delve into the ever-evolving landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, we speak with Dr. Jody Dionne-Odom, an expert in infectious diseases and a member of the ASRM COVID-19 Task Force, discussing the newly released update on patient management and clinical recommendations by ASRM. 

Amid the ongoing grip of the pandemic, Dr. Dionne-Odom sheds light on the truths and myths surrounding COVID-19 vaccination and testing. With over 2 million global deaths and nearly 400,000 deaths in the United States, understanding the effectiveness and importance of vaccines is crucial. The conversation touches upon the emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 variants, their implications, and the long-term effects of COVID-19. 

For those in the field of reproductive medicine, Dr. Dionne-Odom addresses updates regarding conception, pregnancy, and the COVID-19 vaccine. She emphasizes the higher risks associated with COVID-19 during pregnancy and how healthcare providers play a pivotal role in providing accurate information and guidance. 

The discussion also explores the impact of COVID-19 on elective surgeries and the necessary considerations for individuals recovering from the virus. Lastly, the conversation delves into vaccine acceptance and mental health, dispelling myths and providing clarity on the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. Tune in to gain valuable insights from Dr. Jody Dionne-Odom and stay updated on the latest developments surrounding COVID-19. 

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