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DD #188 - COVID-19 Holiday Surge
4th December 2020 • Doctor Doctor • Spoke Street
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Feature Interviews (1:33) – Steve Minnis, President of Benedictine College in Atchison, KS shares how his students and campus community came together to control an early-semester outbreak and the measures they took to keep COVID-19 off-campus the rest of the term. Then (13:55) infectious disease specialist and public health consultant Dr. Paul Cieslak and critical care pulmonologist Dr. Eustace Fernandes give a comprehensive update on the COVID-19 pandemic including why cases are rising, whether deaths are really decreasing, what doctors are learning about the virus and how to treat it, and what we can expect in the coming months. Top 3 Takeaways: 1. It’s possible to go back to college safely. 2. A Catholic ethical approach is good for everyone. 3. Science alone can’t drive policy, it must be paired with a good value system. Medical Trivia (Answer at 48:52) – As of data available December 2, 2020, which two states currently have the highest and lowest number of hospitalized COVID patients - on a per capita basis. Data given in hospitalizations per million? As a hint, they rank in the lower half of states for population density. ------ Follow us on Facebook: @DoctorDoctorShow Submit your question(s): Text (Holy Cross College text line) – 260-436-9598 E-mail – Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | RSS