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July 15, 2020 43 min
Host and quadruple board-certified Dr. Steven Taback runs down all the new news related to COVID-19 since our last pandemic episode. Dr. Taback also shares some personal experience on dealing with difficult end-of-life situations.(2:35) How does exercise help prevent COVID-19? (3:25) How bad is alcohol for preventing the virus? (3:54) Why does the US have so many more cases than every other country? (9:24) Why are there more cases of African Americans contracting the virus over Caucasians? (10:40) Should young people worry about permanent lung damage after coming int contact with COVID-19? (13:28) How close are we to getting a vaccine, and will it be safe? (17:53) Can you contract the virus twice? (20:34) Is it safe to send kids back to school? (25:09) The virus and various surfaces. (29:34) Can pets spread the disease? (32:15) COVID-19 and blood types. (33:44) Hospitals handling typical patients alongside COVID-19 patients. (37:26) Dealing with death as a doctor. Learn more: Medicine, We're Still Practicing Follow Us: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram Produced by: Mike Thomas and Aj Moseley Edited by: Aj Moseley Hosted by: Bill Curtis and Dr. Steven Taback Sound Engineering by: Michael Kennedy Theme Music by: Celleste & Eric Dick A CurtCo Media Production See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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