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The Lancet ( is a weekly medical journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research and reviews from around the world. In the Podcasts our editors discuss journal highlights, including interviews with authors of key articles to provide context and insight to advancements in medicine and health worldwide.

The Lancet Editor-in-Chief Richard Horton explains the current status of the Oxford and China COVID-19 vaccines, including an overview of current progress and the next steps for both.


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The new Global Burden of Disease paper forecasts major alterations in worldwide population over the next few decades. We ask Kathleen O’Reilly, of LSHTM, how models are made and how you account for a changing world, and we speak with paper author Stein Emil Vollset of IHME about the implications …
Professor Rosanna Peeling of LSHTM discusses the implications of seroprevalence results from recent COVID-19 antibody studies.
The Lancet Voice chats with Holger Schunemann and Derek Chu, authors of new research on physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection, to find out the best approach to these vital virus control methods.
Kawasaki-like disease May 15, 2020
Another special episode of The Lancet Voice speaks with a doctor about the outbreak of Kawasaki-like disease in children following SARS-CoV-2 infection.
The Asia Executive Editor of _The Lancet_ , Helena Hui Wang, chats with Bin Cao about clinical course and risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China.
Richard Horton, Sarah Dalglish, and Grace Gatera talk about the future for children alive today, alongside findings from the new Commission.
The Gift Dec. 20, 2019
Preethi Ramchand reads her Wakley Prize-winning essay, The Gift.
Camila Corvalan and Sandro Demaio talk about malnutrition around the world, and discuss how obesity and undernutrition are part of the same problem.
_The Lancet_ ’s Tamara Lucas talks to Professor Hugh Montgomery and Professor Hilary Graham about this year’s annual _Lancet_ Countdown, and past twelve months of activity in climate change.
Louisa Degenhardt analyses recent changes in opioid usage and talks about clinical and policy solutions, in a podcast to accompany _The Lancet_ 's Drug Use Series.
Sir Richard Feacham discusses the prospects and benefits of eradicating malaria.
Michael Marmot, author of the 2010 Marmot Review, and Elias Nosrati discuss the effects of punitive social policy and austerity on health equity in the USA and Europe.
25 25 Years Since Cairo July 13, 2019
To mark World Population Day, UNFPA executive director Dr. Natalia Kanem discusses progress made since the landmark 1994 Cairo conference on population and development, and her hopes for the future.
The Lancet's Senior Editor Jonathan Pimm talks with author Natasha van Zyl about the pioneering surgical procedure of transplanting nerves to restore function in the upper limbs.
Helena Wang from _The Lancet_ talks with Xiaofeng Liang from China CDC about China’s major burden of diseases. This podcast is in Chinese.
Fiona Charlson and Mark van Ommeren talk about the hidden epidemic of severe mental health disorders in conflict zones.
Gary Darmstadt (Stanford University, USA) in discussion with Lancet Executive Editor Jocalyn Clark on the priority to transform gender norms and inequalities. The need for more action and accountability on gender equality is clear: introduction of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Universal Health Coverage goals demand greater …
A decade after H1N1 influenza threatened the 2009 Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, Ziad Memish (Alfaisal University, and Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) discusses the future priorities for research and global collaboration in the emerging specialty of mass gatherings medicine.