Episode 21 - Understanding the Virus
with Dr. Howard Fullman
Where exactly do we stand on Coronavirus? When will vaccines be available to the general public and what do the surges really mean?
Board Certified Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman discusses everything COVID-19 related including: vaccine distribution, ICU’s during a surge, and the UK virus mutation.
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?
Produced & Edited by: AJ Moseley
Hosted by: Dr. Steven Taback & Bill Curtis
Sound Engineering by: Michael Kennedy
Theme Music by: Celleste & Eric Dick