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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 50: Dip in Daily New Deaths; Research on Natural Killer Cells & COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 50 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com There has been a drop in the number of daily new COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States and globally – could it be the start of a trend? Dr. Seheult discusses research on the key role of natural killer cells in coronavirus infection […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 49: New Data on COVID-19 vs Other Viral Infections (Ventilator Outcomes)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 49 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Dr. Seheult discusses new data on outcomes for COVID-19 patients who are in need of mechanical ventilation or critical care – compared to the data for patients with other viral cases of pneumonia (non-COVID-19). Links referenced in this video: Johns Hopkins – https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6 Worldometer – […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 47: Searching for Immunity Boosters & Possible Lessons From Spanish Flu

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 47 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com As global COVID-19 infections continue to increase rapidly, Dr. Seheult continues his discussion on possible strategies to promote a robust immune system, including a nod to the past with hydrotherapy techniques. Interestingly, these techniques were used during the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 and there […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 46: Can Hot/Cold Therapy Boost Immunity? More on Hydroxychloroquine

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 46 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Dr. Seheult discusses compelling research on thermal regulation (hot/cold hydrotherapy with a sauna or contrast shower for example) and the potential immune system benefits to ward off viral infections – as has been used in many regions including Finland. A follow up on possible treatment […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 45: Sharing Ventilators, More on Sleep, Immunity, & COVID-19 Prevention

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 45 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com The state of New York has approved the use of one ventilator for multiple patients during a surge or crisis. Dr. Seheult discusses some of the implications and challenges of this practice. Dr. Seheult also builds upon the research he explained in Update 16 (https://youtu.be/qqZYEgREuZ8) […]

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COVID-19 Stop the Spread of Germs

You can help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses like Coronavirus Disease 2019. Follow these simple daily precautions. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/vaccines/2020/1450814508covid-19-stop-spread.mp4

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Coronavirus Pandemic Update 43: Shortages, Immunity, & Can a TB Vaccine (BCG) Help Prevent COVID-19?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 43 with Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Research by the British Medical Journal and others has suggested that a century-old vaccine against tuberculosis (BCG) may also provide some protection against other infections. A variety of trials around the world are investigating if this TB vaccine may help prevent COVID-19. Dr. Seheult illustrates […]

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Surgeon General Social Distancing (:30)

The Ad Council in partnership with the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), developed PSAs to inform Americans about the steps they can take to protect themselves to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Together, we can help slow the spread. Comments on this video […]

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WATCH LIVE: World Health Organization gives update on coronavirus — March 20, 2020

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How does COVID-19 spread?

CDC’s Dr. Nancy Messonnier recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/video/socialmedia/315055_How-does-it-Spread_lowres.wmv

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