COVID19 – Updates
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5/22/20 – COVID-19 does NOT attack your lungs
COVID-19 attacks your hemoglobin, which in turn sets off a devastating cascade of events that causes multi-system organ failure.
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5/20/20 – Assessing Risk of Infection While Going Out
Are you scared to go out into public for fear of catching COVID-19?
Watch this video to learn how to determine your risk of infection and how to pick the right environments to visit.
4/23/20 – COVID-19 Antibody testing available
We now offer antibody testing to anyone interested (membership NOT required). The antibody test looks for antibodies specific to COVID-19.
The rapid antibody tests cannot differentiate between COVID-19 and other coronavirus infections. Our blood draw antibody tests get sent out to labs that can determine COVID-19 specific antibodies.
4/10/20 – Most of USA’s COVID-19 Came from Europe
This company maps viral genomes and mutations around the world. In this diagram, you are able to watch that the China cases to the US were shut down quickly with closing the border to China.
Unexpectedly, most of our cases came from travelers in Europe. You can see that the cases in the USA exploded, and the viral strains show consistency with European strains.
This is why we are several weeks behind Europe.
This video was taken from a website called https://nextstrain.org/ncov/global.
4/10/20 – Research Proves IV Vitamin C Works
This video is a physician proving his research that IV Vitamin C works to reduce lung injury associated with cytokine storm. It is intended for physicians and practitioners, but it can serve as PROOF to everyone that Vitamin C works for ARDS, which is the pathology that is killing patients with COVID-19.
4/7/20 – Airborne Microscopic Particles
This is a video that shows airborne microscopic particles floating in the air for hours after a cough, sneeze, and even TALKING!
The visual is neat but pay very close attention to the very end. The answer is AIR FLOW.
The solution to pollution is dilution.
You need airflow to get particles out.
Outdoor spaces are low likelihood for infection.
Indoor air is stagnant with higher risk!
4/3/20 – Wear a Mask Campaign
It is critical to wear a mask in our to decrease transmission and get America back to work! This will be the new societal norm. Let’s start the trend! Tag us with your masked selfies on Facebook and Instagram!
4/2/20 – State-by-state Resource Graph
This is a great resource to determine how your state is doing on resources: hospital beds, ICU beds, and ventilators. In order to change it from the entire US to your state, click the drop down box at the top of the page.
3/31/20 – Wear a mask. Any mask!
Wear a mask. Any mask will work.
My mask protects you. Your mask protects me.
3/26/20 – Q&A with Dr. Oubre and Staff
3/24/20 COVID-19 Numbers are Doubling and Tripling!
Look at these numbers! Exactly what we feared is happening. Is our isolation too late? Are people not taking it seriously?!
3/22/20 – Lung Capacity and Vital Signs Tracker
Fill out the form above to get my lung capacity tracker. Go to my tracker site to watch more videos:
• How do I use the spreadsheet?
• How do I do a breath holding test?
• How do I properly test my vital signs?
• (Videos coming soon)
Lung Capacity and Vital Signs Tracking Website
3/21/20 – Dr. Joshi on Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary fibrosis caused by COVID19.
Interview with Dr. Nish Joshi in London.
What is pulmonary fibrosis?
Who is at risk for it?
How do you know if you’re developing it?
How can you test for it?
What can you do to treat it?
3/21/20 – Q&A with Dr. Oubre
3/20/20 – Influenza vs COVID-19 Video
3/20/20 – Testing Situation at Oubre Medical
Go check out our testing page to understand which tests we have available for patients and non-patients as well as how much the tests cost.
COVID-19 Testing Page
3/19/20 – Q&A with Dr. Oubre
3/19/20 – Explainer Graphic for Flattening the Curve
Understanding this contagion and how it is spreading can help give you sanity into why all the craze about social distancing.
This is a great simulator to help you understand flattening the curve.
It is a live graphic on their website, and it’s fun to watch the dots change colors!
Are you helping to flatten or spike it? https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/