COVID-19 Update with Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert Dr. Poland

Apr 6, 2020 | Jennifer O'Hara | @jenohara | Comments (2)



On today's Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, shares the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Poland discusses antibody testing, immunity, and how the scientific and research communities are collaborating to fight this disease.


To practice safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, this interview was conducted using video conferencing. The sound and video quality are representative of the technology used.


Dr. Poland has served as a consultant for Merck & Co. Inc., Medicago Inc., GlaxoSmithKline plc, Sanofi Pasteur, Emergent BioSolutions Inc., Dynavax Technologies Corp., Genentech Inc., Eli Lilly and Co., Kentucky BioProcessing Inc. and Genevant Sciences Corp., and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. He is a paid scientific adviser for Johnson & Johnson. Honoraria: Elsevier.



This was an excellent Talk by Mayo's Dr. Poland. As a retired Clinical Psychologist (Spec. Neurology) , Strongly agree, Knowledge and Pace are important rational Keys to healing and health. Thank you, Dr. Thomas Zahn


Great Interview. Dr Poland gave a well rounded, easy to understand, perspective on both the medical and human aspects of this pandemic.

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