Earworm has just released a new dialogue on hearing health you won’t be able to stop thinking about. This new episode is entitled, The Potential of Preventing the Most Common Non-Genetic Cause of Hearing Loss with a Vaccine and features a conversation with Lori Panther, MD, MPH who is the Vice President of Infectious Diseases at Moderna where she leads the vaccine development program for congenital Cytomegalovirus or cCMV. Dr. Panther will be talking about ways to mitigate the effects of CMV in the early childhood population, with a special focus on a new vaccine that is under investigation. 

The Earworm podcast features conversations with a wide array of professionals, family members, advocates, and scientists whose experiences, ideas, curiosities, and activities are committed to ensuring that all children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can thrive. The Earworm podcast is available for streaming anywhere you listen to podcasts, as well as on www.earwormpodcast.org.