Peter Attia, MD
#99 - Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.: Continuing the conversation on COVID-19
In this episode, Dr. Peter Hotez M.D., Ph.D., Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine Baylor College of Medicine, returns to continue the conversation on COVID-19. Dr. Hotez informs us on how we can gauge the number of infected people, behaviors to reduce the probability of becoming infected, and the inconsistency of hospitalizations among young adults between different countries. Dr. Hotez underscores the continued uncertainty in many virus-related developments, but ends with some points of optimism. Disclaimer: This is information accurate as of March 19, 2020, when it was recorded. We discuss: How to gauge true number of infected people [5:45] Reducing the probability of getting infected [22:45] Inconsistency by country in infected young people [27:15] Conferred immunity, seasonality, and repurposed therapeutics [30:30] Vaccine development [39:30] Practical behaviors to reduce risk of transmission [46:00] Mental Health resource and funding [51:00] Points of optimism [56:00]; and More. Learn more: https://peterattiamd.com/ Show notes page for this episode: https://peterattiamd.com/peterhotez-2 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: 1 hr 6 min