Seasonal Outlook of Respiratory Viruses: Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D.

Answers from the Lab

In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, to discuss the seasonal outlook of respiratory viruses, including influenza, COVID-19, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Specific topics of discussion include:

  • What respiratory viruses are currently circulating, and what we might expect in the coming months.
  • Different testing methods for influenza, COVID-19, and RSV.
  • Updated vaccination options and prevention methods.
  • How to verify accurate expiration dates for at-home COVID-19 tests using the FDA website.

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Suzanne Ferguson

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