COVID Update: August 2022

What’s the latest on “Long-COVID”? What is the current predominant subvariant in the United States? What do we know about the new vaccine coming out in the fall of 2022?

The NY COVID Experience

City of New York and COVID

Dr. Howard Zucker, the former New York State Public Health Commissioner, shares New York’s experience as the first hot spot for COVID-19, dealing with shutdowns, masks, vaccines, and overrun emergency rooms.

Teletown Hall – COVID Update

On this special Fight Back minicast, we hear a clip from our very first LIVE Telephone Town Hall where we discussed the latest about the latest Covid-19 outbreak and the endemic.


Researchers estimate that 10% to 30% of patients might experience long COVID after recovering—even if they experienced mild symptoms. Our special guest, Dr. Aras Mattis, a research scientist at the University of California, San Francisco, discusses the ongoing research and understanding of long COVID.

COVID Update: April 2022

Do you need a fourth COVID vaccine booster shot? Will we need annual COVID vaccine shots, just like shots for the flu? Dr. Pollock joins us for our monthly COVID update to answer these questions, and more.

COVID-19 Update: Variants and Vaccines

As we enter the third year of the pandemic, Dr. Linda Halderman reviews what we have learned about COVID-19, including how it mutates into new variants like Omicron, the monumental success of the mRNA based vaccines and why they are the primary weapon to defeat the pandemic, the development of new treatment options for those infected with COVID-19, and more.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Is It Safe?

Doctor preparing a patient for vaccination shot

How safe are the COVID-19 vaccines? We talk with vaccine expert and Emergency Room Physician, Dr. Mike Ybarra, to answer these and other vaccine questions.