Coronavirus: Wash Your Hands, You Filthy Animals
In This Episode
The growing threat of the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, is very real - but it’s important that we don't panic.
On this week's podcast, Dr. Neal reiterates the common-sense preventative measures we should be taking to protect ourselves and those at greater risk.
He also weighs in on the flu shot and other vaccines, explains how to boost your overall immunity in the meantime, and urges you not to hoard resources for the good of the most vulnerable populations.
We also hear from Neal’s colleague, Dr. Joseph Carreno, about how coronavirus patients are being treated since there really is no established treatment protocol at this time.
- Proper handwashing
- Hoarding masks
- Hoarding meds
- Useful supplements
- Colloidal silver myth
- Boosting immunity
- Will the flu shot help
- What treatment actually entails
All About Joseph Carreno
Dr. Carreno is a Clinical Pharmacist at Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany, NY; formerly of Clinical Pharmacy Instructor, Long Island University and Adjunct Clinical Pharmacy Instructor, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon.
Dr. Carreno’s research interests focus on the application of technology and epidemiologic methods to evaluate and develop antimicrobial stewardship programs.
Specifically, Dr. Carreno is interested in pharmacists’ roles in active surveillance, anti-infective related adverse event prevention, and bacterial epidemiology of infectious diseases.