Peter Attia, MD
#104 - COVID-19 for kids with Olivia Attia
In this episode, Peter sits down with his daughter to answer questions from her and other kids about COVID-19. We discuss: What is a virus? [1:45]; How did this version of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) start? [4:30]; How does COVID-19 compare to SARS and MERS (previous coronaviruses)? [6:00]; Will COVID-19 come back again after we resolve the current issue? [7:15]; When will kids go back to school? [7:45]; How has the US surpassed China in total cases, and how could we have been better prepared for this? [8:30]; Should have we started to quarantine sooner than we actually did? [11:45]; What about herd immunity? Would it be easier if we all just got the virus so we could be immune? [13:45]; Which age groups are the least and most at risk for getting a deadly version of the virus? [15:00]; Why do we have to wipe down packages that are delivered to our homes? [16:30]; How a lack of preparation and discipline led to this troubling situation [18:45]; Is China to blame for all of this? [24:15]; What did Olivia think when her parents pulled her out of school before it was mandated? [26:30]; What's been the hardest part of this for Olivia? [27:50]; What does Olivia appreciate now that she probably didn't appreciate in the past? [28:50]; How are Olivia’s zone 2 workouts going? [30:00]; and More Learn more: https://peterattiamd.com/ Show notes page for this episode: https://peterattiamd.com/covid-19-for-kids Subscribe to receive exclusive subscriber-only content: https://peterattiamd.com/subscribe/ Sign up to receive Peter's email newsletter: https://peterattiamd.com/newsletter/ Connect with Peter on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram.
Duration: 34 min