Coronavirus epidemic update by pulmonologist Dr. Seheult of
This video illustrates the current confirmed novel international coronavirus cases and explains the possibility of asymptomatic transmission and spread. Coronavirus incubation period and virulence compared with SARS and influenza is also discussed.
PLEASE NOTE: This video was recorded on January 30, 2020. Our more recent COVID-19 updates can be accessed free at our website or here on YouTube:
We’ve produced each COVID-19 video with the best information we could access at the time of recording. Naturally, some videos will contain information that has become outdated or replaced by better information or research.
That said, we believe each video contains concepts that have enduring value and reviewing how the response to COVID-19 has progressed over time may be of interest to you as well.
See our first 5 videos on the novel coronavirus:
Coronavirus Epidemic Update 5: Mortality Rate vs SARS / Influenza:
– Coronavirus outbreak, transmission, and pathophysiology:
– Coronavirus symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment:
– Coronavirus Update 3: Spread, Quarantine, Projections, & Vaccine:
– How Coronavirus Kills: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) & Treatment:
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