COVID 19 prevention

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Coronavirus Update 113: Remdesivir May Not Work for COVID 19

Professor Roger Seheult, MD explains the largest study to date on Remdesivir that casts doubt on its effectiveness as a treatment for COVID-19. The WHO SOLIDARITY trial data was released on October 15, 2020 and included 11,266 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and evaluated remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir, and interferon. None of the medications studied showed a […]

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Coronavirus Update 112: Linoleic Acid; Vaccines; UK COVID 19 Data

Professor Roger Seheult, MD breaks down important COVID 19 Updates including: – A new study on how an essential fatty acid (Linoleic Acid) may prevent SARS-CoV-2 binding – UK data suggests that COVID-19 cases are increasing exponentially as testing increases linearly – Johnson and Johnson paused their COVID-19 vaccine trial due to a possible adverse […]

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Coronavirus Update 111: Masks; New Vitamin D Data and COVID 19; NAC

Professor Roger Seheult, MD discusses important COVID 19 Updates including: – A new study on oxygenation levels when wearing masks – New data on vitamin D levels and COVID-19 infections – The results of a recent study of hospitalized patients using NAC (N Acetylcysteine) – An overview of recent coronavirus data from the United States, […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 109: New Data From Europe As COVID 19 Infections Rise

As confirmed COVID-19 cases rise in Europe (but COVID 19 deaths remain relatively low), Dr. Roger Seheult of https://www.medcram.com discusses what we may be able to learn from the European data. The average age of coronavirus infection has changed significantly from the first wave as the percentage of positive tests rise. (This video was recorded […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 108: High Risk COVID 19 Behaviors; Cases Rise in Europe

COVID 19 Infections in Europe are rising again significantly. Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.medcram.com discusses new data from the CDC that highlights potential “high risk” behaviors (such as indoor restaurant dining, coffee shops, or using a gym) that are associated with an increased likelihood of getting COVID-19 (or testing positive for SARS-CoV-2). Exponential viral growth […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 104: COVID 19 Reinfection & Immunity

The first documented COVID 19 reinfection has been reported in Hong Kong verified by genetic sequencing. Dr. Seheult of https://www.medcram.com explains the importance of this patient’s symptoms (he was asymptomatic with the second infection) and how immunity to viruses typically builds over time with subsequent exposures or vaccines. Dr. Seheult also discusses comparisons to previous […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 102: COVID 19 vs. Influenza Symptoms; Sweden; Tocilizumab; Hawaii

As “Flu” season approaches, new data sheds light on key symptom differences and timing between COVID 19 and Influenza. Dr. Seheult of https://www.medcram.com also discusses the pandemic strategy in Sweden, tocilizumab (Actemra), new coronavirus outbreaks in Hawaii, and the hierarchy of clinical data. The update concludes with images of some of the possible cardiac impacts […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 86: COVID-19 Testing & Cases Increasing but Daily Deaths Decreasing

Increased COVID-19 testing in many regions is having big impacts on data and decisions to further open economies (or not). Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.medcram.com reviews the current trends and theories about why the number of daily COVID 19 deaths is decreasing while confirmed coronavirus cases are increasing in many US states and countries. (This […]

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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 69: “NAC” Supplementation and COVID-19 (N-Acetylcysteine)

COVID-19 Update 69 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.medcram.com N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) is an over the counter supplement that has been utilized by clinicians for years to treat acetaminophen (Tylenol) overdose, as a mucolytic, and for other medical problems. There is compelling research that NAC may also reduce the severity of viral infections like influenza, and […]

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