Steve Duffy, Author at MPR
Steve Duffy

Steve Duffy

Digital Content Editor
Steve Duffy is the Digital Editor for MPR, part of the Medical Communications Group of Haymarket Media. He holds a BA in Media and Communications from Dundalk Institute of Technology and an MA in Journalism from Griffith College Dublin (both Ireland).

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MPR Weekly Dose Podcast 75

The latest status on the Janssen vaccine; Updated guidance from the National Institutes of Health on COVID-19 antibody treatment; The FDA changes in-person mifepristone dispensing; A prefilled-syringe for Xolair injection is approved; And the AI world comes to colonoscopies.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast 74

Back to regular programming this week with a summary of the top news, which includes updated travel guidance; Six month efficacy data for the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; Vial doses increased for Moderna; A new ADHD drug is approved; And the FDA has issued a safety communication regarding lamotrigine.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast 72

This week we have new study data on the real-world effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; The number of Americans who are completing both vaccine doses; A vaccine trial that has started in children; Approval in acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections; And results from the tocilizumab-remdesivir combo trial.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast 71

This week it’s all COVID related news; There’s new CDC guidance for those who are vaccinated; A first over-the-counter test that doesn’t require a prescription; Nasopharyngeal povidone iodine and the combo of Bamlanivimab-Etesevimab is assessed; And there’s reports of vaccine local reactions.