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The truth behind medical treatments of COVID-19 and its symptoms

Are you having a hard time keeping up with best practices for COVID safety and treatments during the omicron variant surge? Experts help by bringing facts and clarity to help clear the air.

Leticia Lopez is tested for COVID-19 at a pop-up testing and vaccination site outside a swap meet in Los Angeles.

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According to research, remdesivir improves clinical outcomes in patients hospitalized with moderate-to-severe COVID-19 symptoms. It’s uncertain if the use of remdesivir prevents hospitalization in symptomatic, non-hospitalized patients, who are at high risk for disease progression.

Many believe it's time to start clearing up the confusion and misinformation campaigns.

How do you know if you just have the flu, or if you have COVID?

Which COVID developments you should be paying attention to?

Today, our medical experts help separate fact from fiction when it comes to the latest COVID headlines – whether it's with remdesivir, or any other issue you've heard in the news.

GUESTS:

Dr. Matthew Dacso

  • Director of the Center for Global Health Education
  • Associate Professor,
    Department of Internal Medicine
    at the University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston)

Dr. Jill Weatherhead

  • Assistant professor of tropical medicine and infectious diseases
    at Baylor College of Medicine

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