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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Update

Educational Objective
To understand the latest developments in the spread and management of the 2019 novel coronavirus.
0.5 Credit CME

Anthony Fauci discusses the latest developments in the global 2019-nCoV outbreak with JAMA Editor Howard Bauchner. Originally broadcast on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 09:30 CST.

Topics discussed in this interview:

0:58 Background on several coronavirus papers being published in JAMA

2:51 What is the latest information about the infections in China?

6:04 What is R0?

7:55 How does R0 relate to the case fatality rate?

9:44 Where are we at with cases in the United States?

13:30 Asymptomatic transmission and incubation period

18:13 Signs and symptoms

18:57 Is transmission only through respiratory droplets?

20:18 Anything emerging other than symptomatic treatment?

24:11 Are the cases in Wuhan worse than the cases in the rest of the China and the world?

25:58 What do we know about 2019-nCoV and children?

27:45 Any concerns about maternal fetal transmission?

29:50 Do we need to be concerned about transmission through blood transfusions?

31:26 Any more information about where 2019-nCoV came from?

33:15 What will the next 2 weeks look like in China and around the world?

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