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January 15, 2021 38 min
Board Certified Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman joins the show again to update and enlighten us on everything COVID-19 related. Topics range from vaccine distribution, ICU’s during a surge, and the UK virus mutation. Timestamps: 1:30 Dr. Steve gives an update on how his ICU is handling the surge 3:17 What medications are working the best to decrease COVID mortality? 5:00 How do you get the message across to those that remain indignant to the quarantine guidelines? 7:15 What are the symptom manifestations of “long-haulers” in regards to COVID-19? 8:40 What is going on when we say the virus is “surging”? 11:08 The UK mutation of the virus and contagiousness 13:40 The distribution of the vaccine 16:58 How does a vaccine work? 20:42 What is the success rate of the flu vaccine? 21:15 What should the Biden Administration focus on right after the inauguration? 25:45 What can the world do to make sure this pandemic never happens again? 28:37 How will medical schools change their syllabus after this pandemic? 32:08 The future of telemedicine 33:56 Are the drug companies just racing to the top of the stock market? 35:30 How does a first responder protect themselves from the virus when confined in an ambulance? ----------------- Learn More: Medicine, We’re Still Practicing Follow Us: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram Hosted by: Dr. Steven Taback & Bill Curtis Produced and Edited by: AJ Moseley Sound Engineering by: Steve Reickeberg Theme Music by: Celleste and Eric Dick A CurtCo Media Production See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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