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Coronavirus update: World Health Organization reports largest single-day increase in cases | ABC7

The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours. Full story: https://abc7.com/health/largest-single-day-increase-in-covid-19-cases-who/6259194/

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World Health Organization Provides Update On COVID-19 | NBC News (Live Stream Recording)

Watch live coverage as World Health Organization officials in Geneva, Switzerland, provide an update on novel COVID-19. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 78: Mask Controversy; Vaccine Update for COVID-19

COVID-19 Update 78 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.medcram.com The CDC and WHO have conflicting recommendations on some aspects of the use of face coverings and masks, and Dr. Seheult reviews a NEJM article showing respiratory droplet spread with and without a mask. There are many COVID-19 vaccine trials in the works and “RAPS” appears […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 63: Is COVID-19 a Disease of the Endothelium (Blood Vessels and Clots)?

COVID-19 Update 63 with critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD. Join Dr. Seheult for a live webcast, question and answer session, and free CME on Thursday, April 30 (4 PM ET): https://www.medcram.com/pages/covid-19-webinar Dr. Seheult explains the theory that seems most plausible to us here at MedCram.com: That COVID-19 is primarily a disease of the endothelium […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 61: Blood Clots & Strokes in COVID-19; ACE-2 Receptor; Oxidative Stress

COVID-19 Update 61 with critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Thrombosis (blood clots), strokes, and myocardial infarctions are mysterious complications for some patients with COVID-19. Dr. Seheult discusses a recent case study involving a 72-year-old with elevated d-dimer and plasma Von Willebrand factor, and goes on to illustrate a hypothesis for how downregulation […]

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Former CDC Acting Director: More Testing Is ‘Essential’ To Reopen The Economy | Sunday TODAY

Dr. Richard Besser, former acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains to Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist why widespread testing “essential” to get society closer to normal. “We have to be able to test people who have very mild symptoms because while they’re going to do well, they can continue to spread […]

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Almost 20 States Set To Partially Reopen As US Nears 1,000,000 Coronavirus Cases | Sunday TODAY

Nearly 20 states will reopen businesses in some way next week. The news comes as the World Health Organization says there isn’t enough evidence about COVID-19 antibodies to guarantee the accuracy of an “immunity passport.” Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is not holding task force briefings this weekend after he received backlash for his remarks about […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 58: Testing; Causes of Hypoxemia in COVID-19 (V/Q vs Shunt vs Diffusion)

COVID-19 Update 58 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Two recent antibody testing studies in the United States may give insight into how widespread COVID-19 actually is – which may also mean the fatality rate is lower than initially thought – but there may be problems with the accuracy of using this data in a […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 55: How COVID-19 Infection Attacks The Immune System & Differs From HIV

COVID-19 Update 55 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Dr. Seheult illustrates new findings from Nature (a peer-reviewed journal) about how the SARS-CoV-2 virus may infect T-cells and render them ineffective during COVID 19 infection. A comparison is also made to how HIV infects T-cells with a key difference being that HIV actually utilizes T-cells […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 54: COVID-19 Antibody vs. PCR Testing; When to Relax Social Distancing?

COVID-19 Update 54 with critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Production of COVID-19 antibody test kits are ramping up – there are over 70 companies producing them. Antibody tests could be one of the keys to eventually easing social distancing restrictions and allowing schools and businesses to re-open. Unfortunately, only one antibody test […]

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