The Child Repair Guide with Dr. Steve Silvestro

The Child Repair Guide with Dr. Steve Silvestro

In The Child Repair Guide, pediatrician and dad Dr. Steve Silvestro brings the wisdom and insights of the world's best childhood health and wellness experts directly to parents in one trusted source--to give parents the best tools to raise happy, healthy, balanced families.... Show More
March 4, 2020

There's a flood of information about the COVID-19 coronavirus out there, and it can be challenging to tease out what it really means for you and your kids.

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Michael Daignault—an emergency medicine physician with a global health background who's been on top of providing info & guidance on coronavirus these last several weeks—and we break down everything parents need to know about the coronavirus outbreak.

We cover:

  • What coronavirus is & why COVID-19 is such a big deal
  • What's making this spread more than SARS & MERS
  • Symptoms of coronavirus in your family
  • What makes COVID-19 so deadly
  • The current situation with children and coronavirus
  • Recommendations to keep your family healthy 
  • The right way to wash hands
  • Thoughts on your family's travel plans -- keep or cancel?
  • Likely, best-, and worse-case scenarios of the coronavirus outbreak
  • How should you prepare for coronavirus?
  • Surgical masks vs. N95 masks -- whether they work & who should wear them
  • Will disinfectants work against COVID-19?
  • Current progress on treatments & vaccines for coronavirus
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