Dr. Paul Carson, infectious disease and public health specialist, is back with the latest news and numbers about the novel coronavirus spreading throughout the world. Dr. Carson talks about how the testing and equipment supply line, how the increased prevention measures around the country are working, how long it will take for the pandemic to peak in the United States.
“How the Pandemic Will End” by Ed Yong https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/how-will-coronavirus-end/608719/
Worldometer Coronavirus Spread: www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
CDC Coronavirus Fact Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/share-facts.html
WHO Coronavirus Page: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
ECDC Coronavirus Page: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/coronavirus
Also in this episode:
Background Info (00:45) – How COVID-19 is affecting everyday doctors and Dr. Mullally’s own experience treating coronavirus
Medical Trivia (Answer at 48:44) – How long does it take to wash your hands well enough to kill bacteria and germs?