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New COVID-19 Strain: Contagious Mutation Reported in U.K.

Nightline

02:38 min | 1 year ago

New COVID-19 Strain: Contagious Mutation Reported in U.K.

"Up to receive them. It is ten after six. Just got in my car. I am heading over to my hospital where i have an eight o'clock appointment to get my cova vaccine this morning. My colleague dr jen ashton practising gynecologist waited to receive her vaccine an essential frontline worker. Dr ashton still perform surgeries at our hospital. I literally felt like i won the lottery hurt joyful mood infectious. Some waiting even working out into holiday. Cheer i'm right handed so i'll do left on the relief of finally getting vaccinated indescribable. I just feel incredibly fortunate. I didn't realize until that needle in my arm. How much fear and concern. I had suppressed all year as i continued to take care of patients. It was incredible. And now we're incredibly fortunate. To have dr jen ashton chief medical correspondent with us now jen. I know you've had a history of severe allergic reactions. How are you feeling just hours after taking the vaccine. Any side effects physically. Do i feel totally fine. I do a history of severe allergic reaction to food. And i had my epi pen ready. Obviously i was in a safe environment. And i was monitor for thirty minutes and my risk of allergic reaction was much much lower than my risk of covid so for me. It was an easy decision. Gen there's also been a lot of controversy though about politicians even younger healthier ones getting vaccines and we all know. That states are allowed to set their own priorities but walk us through the federal guidelines on. Who gets the vaccine i. Well what the. Cdc said juju is one a. That's the first group to residents of long term care facilities so nursing homes and frontline healthcare workers. Then the cdc just out with recommendations about who goes second group one. B they are suggesting essential workers and adult seventy five years of age and older and essential workers. A big group people who work in food agriculture transportation first responders and prisons there have been some small subset of politicians government officials for whom a national security deems

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Don't rely on a negative test result to see your family for Thanksgiving

WBZ Midday News

00:54 sec | 1 year ago

Don't rely on a negative test result to see your family for Thanksgiving

"Almost here in the pandemic in full swing demand is rising for covert tests for families who want to spend the holidays with their family. ABC chief medical correspondent, Dr Jen Ashton says, Look for facilities with 24 to 48 hour turnaround for results than be prepared for false negatives. Or positives. He CR is considered the gold standard. But it's not perfect and should not be used in someone. We know who's had Cove it because you can pick up viral debris, and that doesn't necessarily mean they're actively infected. Although people have been re infected with Coben in Massachusetts, health officials and Governor Baker have recommended That you celebrate Thanksgiving with your immediate household only or move the festivities online or even outside. Of course, that depends on the weather, doesn't it?

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

KTAR 92.3FM

01:40 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

"So helpful and are thanks to Sarah Haines for that are we turn now to Dr Jen Ashton for final thoughts on this Thursday meet today I really want to share with you a story that I think illustrates just how much cove in nineteen has infiltrated my mind and and every part of my world and it's actually more a mom's story than a doctor story I was actually walking into my son's room to leave something in there he just graduated from college with a double major in math computer science and is always college books stacked up on his desk and I glanced over and I saw one at the top that said clean code now I have no idea what this means in the world of computer programming but I decided to pick it up open it to a random page and just see if I could make sense of one line and ironically the line I open to was entitled clean tests and coding this is a book by an author Robert Martin and its it use the acronym first F. stands for fast independence stands for one task shouldn't be dependent on another R. stands for repeatable it should be repeatable in any environment S. stands for self validating so the test should be simple which either pass or fail and the T. stands for timely so these tests should be accessible and you should give get results in a timely matter and I read this and I thought I can actually understand this which I was surprised about but then I immediately went to this is what the testing for covert nineteen really should follow and so I may or may not drop an anonymous note to the powers that be and say you know what follow a word a page from the computer coding book but I thought that that was incredibly apps so think of the acronym first okay Dr Jen Ashton thank you as always.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

02:01 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"Number one source news straight to the heart of the story C. forward welcome back to what you need to know we have Dr Jen Ashton here in the house and we've been talking about the virus since January I really before it became a bigger concern obviously in March but those first few months I remember on Good Morning America you telling us that we did not need to wear masks for exactly so let's go back to the evolution because there is still so much confusion and heated emotion about this issue historically there has never been a recommendation by the CDC that masks or protective for the person wearing them in a non health care setting so back in January and February as the CDC was saying as our Surgeon General was saying and I echoed it there was no evidence to recommend that masks for the general public would protect the person wearing it so what changed April third the CDC reversed their policy which was really surprising to a lot of people and recommended face coverings for the general public because of new evidence that the corona virus can be spread by a symptomatic people so the principal has not changed the principal is still that the person wearing the mask couldn't be sick or infected and so wearing a mask protects you if I'm wearing it we don't yet have any information that it protects the person wearing it it may freight and in science we always reassess and re learn and we have the ability to adapt and pivot and say guess what we learn something new now we're changing but there's still so much confusion about so much confusion it's it's fair to say a lot of people believe by putting on a mask they're protecting themselves and that's understandable but again it now fifteen states have made face coverings are masks mandatory and we time will tell whether it protects the person wearing it but it does appear that it slows the transmission or the spread of this virus so that is good.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

KTAR 92.3FM

04:13 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

"We have Dr Jen Ashton here and masks are the new normal now and there are some improvements being made to some of them this really caught my attention I mean there's some research being done at Stanford with their engineers and their medical school to make these and ninety five this is not for the average general public these are for health care workers first responders there are many different styles that they have to be fit tested for your faith and have you ever tried to wear one now I have it they're not fun and they can cause erosion on the nose they can actually make it difficult to breathe a recent study found that wearing one of these and ninety five can actually reduce the amount of oxygen by twenty percent and these health care workers are wearing these for prolonged periods of time finding it difficult to breathe so Stanford researchers trying to innovate a new way to actually pumped in oxygen and take out the carbon dioxide which can prolong the use of these because when they get wet and with just moisture they don't work well and so really interesting is it safe to start getting elective surgeries again for the most part I mean the answer is yes this is a very state to state but a vast majority of the states in the country right now have given the green light for elective procedures to start again and people can be reassured that there are absolutely more precautions now in place than ever but remember that hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers were always under very very strict infection control guidelines at baseline so in the short answer is yes they can continue so this next question actually we're gonna be tackling this in a bit with our Becky Worley what are some safer low risk outdoor activities we can do in this warmer weather key word there is outdoor so again the four elements you want to keep in mind space time people and places so space from farther apart you are in between you and another person or in the in fireman the better time how much time you are standing in one place so things that you're actually moving will be safer than where you're stationary how many people you're doing it with again the density of that those people and the place outdoor generally considered to be significantly safer than indoor and the more ventilation the more air moving the better all right next question how likely are you to get sick from aerosol particles such as someone coughing in the next shopping I'll and then you walking past a few minutes later short answer probably not that likely but there was a recent study that I found fascinating just published in the lancet where again they did a simulation of spray testing they used a laser light kind of refraction to track these large particles and they found that for the most part larger particles that are emitted when someone coughs and sneezes really fall to the floor pretty quickly but again that is why the person shopping and sneezing should wear a mask and the person coming around in that aisle should wear a mask so really important you just lead beautifully the next question and actually my husband I had an argument about this yesterday there's an explosion should we be sneezing in our mask or remove the mask and sneeze on our album what did you say well I said you should season you're asking my husband took his off to sneeze and I said that was so wrong no no Andrew okay so I was right you were right Flores I mean does that that should be the assumption listen the point is is that that is exactly why we are being recommended to wear masks to be a barrier or a blockade for the admission of viral particles not just when we cough and sneeze in particular because remember again those masks were always recommended to be put on sick people to prevent them from spreading the disease or virus to other people but even memory breathing talking and so yes it is pretty disgusting this season here mask I get that but that's why we want to this will be dirty if you sneeze into your arm but in the cold did setting the masked is on but as we talked about yesterday there is a study that showed that their jets of air and they come out the side and potentially the bottom so it's not a complaint one hundred percent blockade and fair to know I was the only person standing next to him so that I live with them anyway so but score one for enemies sorry thank you very much doctors then you can submit questions to Dr Jan on your Instagram.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW

TalkRadio 630 KHOW

05:12 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW

"Here is A. B. C. chief medical correspondent Dr Jen Ashton and Dr Delia the CD C. has just issued a health alert about the code associated sentiment acting right children to tell us what we know about that at this point this is significant because the CDC issues these urgent health warnings when they really want to get all hands on deck to increase awareness what it does is it triggers clinicians health care providers and laboratories to be on the lookout for the syndrome and here's what we know right now about this syndrome in children it is now called multi system inflammatory syndrome in children it requires a co that nineteen diagnosis with in the last month that's either by slob or by antibodies and it requires a case severe enough that the child will need to be hospitalized also with signs or symptoms like fever rash which can be just raise bombs if it's on a darker skinned child or pinkish rash on lighter skin children and and multiple organ systems involved this is the syndrome that they're alerting people to be on the look out for and we've been talking about this now for some time but what are the theories out there as to what's causing it well we've seen this type of reaction in children following other types of infections that's why it's been sharing some features with Kawasaki syndrome or toxic shock syndrome but right now the thinking is that it could just be due to an over active or extra vigorous immune system that we know children have but again right now a lot of theories and more questions rather than answers speaking to that what we still need to figure out well at the simplest level Amy we need to figure out why this is happening we also don't know at this point why some children are being affected and not others and in terms of prevention and treatment we don't know if something like convalescent plasma would be safe and effective in the pediatric population and again we really need to figure out why it's happening so we can prevent it and then tailor the treatment directly to the cause all right doctors and we we'll check back in with you a little later in the show thank you well beginning today the state of Florida is entering what it calls a full phase one of its corona virus recovery plan and that means that restaurants retail stores and gyms can now operate with fifty percent capacity here to give us the latest on how things are going in his city of Tallahassee Florida mayor John Daily Mirror daily thanks for being with us and you agreed with for a governor to sentences order to reopen those restaurants and retail stores that happened on may fourth but beginning today as we just said they can now increase their capacity gyms can re open how has the process of re opening gone so far in your opinion well we have been very proactive in Tallahassee and I'm very proud of our citizens and we take a lot of measures up front to protect the health safety and welfare of our community we put our stay at home order in place eight days before the governor stated a home quarter in our citizens have really embraced the CDC guidelines we wear our masks weeding them out for free instead the route the re opening has gone very well before we make a decision here locally we always check in with the local medical community we run by them what we want to do make sure that we got the green light because first and foremost the health safety and welfare of our community is our number one priority so many individuals and small businesses are hurting financially there what measures has Tallahassee taken to help them well we realize up front that we were going to need to help our small businesses nonprofits in every individual in the city of Tallahassee so we proactively put some programs in place to help for instance we created a small business loan program that took a million dollars and put it straight into our local economy supporting our local businesses we've been did the exact same thing and recreated the program put in million dollars into our local economy to support nonprofits city of Tallahassee also runs the electric utility in during the month of may every single resident is going to see a rebate overall in the past month we've pumped about nine million dollars into our local economy to support local small businesses the nonprofit and individuals and we're really proud of the actions that we've taken and we know that last week we heard that your county's department of health revealed while African Americans make up thirty two percent of Leon county's population they accounted for forty seven percent of those diagnosed with COPD nineteen we're seeing this around the nation as well are you seeing similar no more numbers in Tallahassee and what are you doing to address the situation we are unfortunately fifty one percent of our confirmed cases have impacted negatively our African American community and that is something we all need to pay attention to an obviously in discussions with the public health department you know a lot of these impacts or due to longstanding disparities both economic and health that not only Tallahassee but I think all communities across the United States are saying this needs to be addressed but here in Tallahassee we've taken proactive steps Florida a and M. university has set up a walk up clinic which has been tremendously successful it's allowing us to gather data it's allowing us to really decipher exactly how it's impacting all the citizens of Tallahassee but this is an issue that we have to pay attention to and we need to do the best job we can to protect our citizens we are certainly wishing you the best in all of your efforts Tallahassee mayor John Daly thank you for being with us today thank you.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

01:55 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Robach we have Dr Jen Ashton in the house and the moral day weekend next weekend the unofficial start of summer Gabler jumping in pools and lakes and oceans and they want to know is it safe what do you say about the spread of coronavirus and different types of water so it's all about water today and the CDC just this week Amy put out its recommendations for aquatic centers in the setting of the covert nineteen pandemic so let's take it category by category first of all pool water hot tub water generally has chlorine bromine it has a certain P. H. generally kills any type of organism that's in there although obviously they haven't studied specifically coronavirus so that in general in terms of the water is thought to be okay there is no evidence at this point that corona virus can be spread by any type of water now when you look at freshwater saltwater no date on this at all so they still have to research that the theory that this virus can live in that type of water still is not known what is known is that corona virus has been detected in the stool of people who are sick so there is the possibility that with sewage water and waste water it can be detected and that still being looked at and lastly when it comes to waste water and I thought this was fascinating we her doctor found she mentioned the possibility of looking at waste water in schools dorms as a means of surveillance to track if there's coronavirus in that area so right now a lot of unknowns but in general water seems to be okay after all right in a specially perhaps the pool or the hot that being the safest among them if you can keep that six feet distant for sure that that distancing is still important to CDC recommending that all the areas around the pool if you're gonna use one be cleaned disinfected sanitized and that distance really really important all right and this is a big question as people are re opening in entering businesses for the first time.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW

TalkRadio 630 KHOW

02:50 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW

"Dr Jen Ashton John good to lay eyes physically Veeam Wednesday in your company so with so many states in various stages of re opening what we know well first of all we have to take a little bit step back and look at the history here when the task force recommended their guidelines for re opening these are what were used as the general gating criteria against suggestions that states or spore city see a downward trajectory of documented cases within a fourteen day period more a downward trajectory of positive tests as a percentage of total test we don't years usually hear that break down the percentage of total test being done over two week period and I think it's really important to remember here just because we were in lockdown for one to two months the virus did not disappear nor will it so it's a matter of learning how to safely live with that and you've been researching the various scenarios of what could have been one of the possibilities well according to some top infectious disease specialists and epidemiologists who are looking at various models there are three basic scenarios that they're looking at as possibilities over the next couple of months and years one is something called a small recurring outbreaks an area where you see kind of like a little piece of this virus record the other one which is the obviously the most dreaded is a second monster wave or a second wave which we don't know whether that would be in the fall or winter or the third I just a persistent crisis now again all of these scenarios are just theoretical at this point but again we have to prepare in theory for any of them there are so many things that I would classify as we still don't know what we don't know what would you say specifically are the unknowns when it comes to real well I think that is so important as we face this crisis Lindsay is identifying and remembering what we don't know because there's still a lot to learn I think when you look at this no one has a crystal ball here so we don't know what the season the fact will be we don't know what this summer will do to this virus or the rates of spread we don't know how testing will inform our response whether that's a combination of rapid diagnostic tests for acute disease or antibody testing and we don't know how contact tracing we'll be able to play a role in controlling this virus so a lot still we need to learn a lot we don't know but still a lot we're learning that's right absolutely every day as in Jersey city takes a huge step forward vowing to test all residents both symptomatic and asymptomatic for cove in nineteen the garden state's second largest city is still deciding how to re open here to discuss is the mayor of Jersey city New Jersey Stephen Phillips welcome there Hey thanks for having me thanks for being here now you've been easing some restrictions re opening city parks last weekend beginning today farmers markets can reopen this is all part of your official plan and when you expect to fully reopen yeah so we brought street cleaning back we're bringing C. Holland Chloe's back next week and we're gradually moving.

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3 scenarios for coronavirus pandemic future

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

02:14 min | 1 year ago

3 scenarios for coronavirus pandemic future

"With us as always ABC's chief medical correspondent. Dr Jen Ashton Jen. Good to lay is physically name in your company so with so many states in various stages of reopening. What do we know well? First of all we have to take a little bit step back and look at the history here when the task force recommended their guidelines for reopening. These are what we're used. As the general gating criteria against suggestions that states or or city sea a downward trajectory of documented cases within a day period or a downward trajectory of positive as a percentage of total tests. We don't usually hear that break down. The percentage of total test being done over a two week period. And I think it's really important to remember here just because we were in lockdown for one to two months the virus did not disappear nor will it. So it's a matter of learning how to safely live with it and you've been researching the various scenarios. What could have? And what are the possibilities? Well according to some top infectious disease specialists and epidemiologists who are looking at various models. There are three basic scenarios that they're looking at as possibilities over the next couple of months and years one is something called a small recurring outbreaks. Scenario where you see kind of like little peaks of this virus recur the other one which is obviously the most dreaded is a second monster wave or a second wave which we don't know whether that would be in the fall or winter or the third adjust persistent crisis now again all of these scenarios are just theoretical at this point but again we have to prepare in theory for any of them. There are so many things that I would classify as we still don't know what we don't know what would you say specifically are the unknowns when it comes to reopen well. I think that is so important as we face. This crisis Lindsay is identifying and remembering what we don't know because there's still a lot to learn. I think when you look at this. One has a crystal ball hair so we don't know what the season effect will be. We don't know what the summer will do to this virus or the rates of spread. We don't know how testing will inform response whether that's a combination of rapid diagnostic test for acute disease or antibody testing. And we don't know how contact tracing will be able to play a role in controlling this virus so a lot still. We need to learn a lot. We don't know

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

News Radio 1190 KEX

09:08 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

"Dr Jen Ashton and Dr Jenn we've heard a lot of talk about possible mutations this coronavirus what we know about that at this point so I want to get into some basic science Amy because we're hearing these headlines and their attention grabbing because they scare people but I want people to understand what they should think about when they hear about the word mutation and the coronavirus number one this virus comes from a family of coronaviruses that is intrinsically prone to mutation just because it's an RNA virus and this is what this class of viruses do they mutate coronaviruses do mutate more slowly than other viruses compared to let's say influenza virus twenty five mutations a year for coronavirus roughly the flu mutates about fifty times a year so some good news interestingly if you check the genome the fingerprint of these viruses it allows us to track the strains and find out where it's going where it's come from and remember the most important thing right now just because you hear that a virus has mutated it doesn't necessarily cause a new strain so that's really important and in what is it that people are researching that is raising some questions among scientists wrote I think that the concerning me is that as these viruses mutate the theories are how is it changing the function of the viruses so is that making the virus stronger is it making it weaker sometimes mutations can just be neutral they don't have really any affect on function based on the tracking really interesting thus far according to Scientific American it appears that multiple viruses that multiple strains of coronavirus entered the U. S. at different times and different places and this is really important for these molecular scientists genetically to track these viruses so they know where they're coming from and that's going to be key as we follow the virus and and how it behaves yeah and obviously we see this every day but there is still so much we don't know exactly and it is important again chronological context as viruses about five months old so we are learning every day by the hour in terms of what we still don't know as this virus mutates which it will we expect that we don't know how these mutations will affect the possibility of new strains we don't know how these mutations may or may not affect a vaccine effectiveness because remember that's really the goal on our time line here and we don't know of course if some of these mutations may make the virus more contagious or more severe right now there is no evidence of that but obviously people are looking for that all right Dr Jen will be back with you in just a bit return now to Arizona where just this week the state experienced its deadliest day for Kobe death reminding everyone that this crisis is far from over which is why some residents are concerned that lifting the lockdown orders too soon could have fatal consequences here now is the mayor of Tucson Arizona Regina Romero and mayor Romero thanks for being with us and even though the governor extended that stay at home order to may fifteenth he is listening as we said restrictions with barber shops and restaurants that are set to reopen in the coming days you are among those who feel more restrictions should be in place tell us why I think that we have to make decisions policy decisions as elected officials based on data and the information that public health experts are giving us and so unfortunately governor Ducey here in Arizona decided to lift restrictions much sooner than what the data is telling us we should be doing at the beginning he he was following the guidelines he issued a stay at home order but most recently actually on Monday of this week hi he decided to turn around those those orders and allow for for businesses to start re opening our restaurants can reopen their dining out on Friday and then on Monday he will allow barber shops nail salons hair salons and spas services to open and I'm very very concerned because Arizona's you just said had one of the deadliest days that we've had on Tuesday and the numbers are not following the CDC guidelines issued by the trump administration to have fourteen days of continuous decline in cases in continuous decline and death and so I'm very very concerned in unfortunately the governor in his emergency order really tied the hands of cities towns and counties in Arizona to be able to call our own emergency proclamations and follow our own restrictions that's right his executive order preempts mayors throughout Arizona from making their own mandates also on Monday by the way the state administration for health services disbanded a team of researchers who were advising state leaders on the impact of re opening that agency claiming in a statement it determined it will rely on a model by FEMA to help this it responded to the outbreak what are your thoughts on that this is very concerning there is no such thing right now in this pandemic as too much data the modeling team was made up of researchers and public health experts at the university of Arizona in Arizona State University and right now we have to rely on science we have to rely on data and so it's it's very concerning we should not attend the governor governor Jeez he should not be making decisions based on his political agenda of re opening all of us all of the mayors throughout Arizona are very concerned about our economy by but you know the continuation of the spread of of covert nineteen we'll just continue pounding our economy if we do not do this right and so I think the governor should give the people of Arizona an explanation as to why he decided to do this and we should be following the CDC guidelines science matters and so I think that it was very very unfortunate is also very frustrating that governor Ducey is art really tying the hands of mayors across Arizona to make our call and so it's it's it's concerning and I think that having the deadliest day in Arizona on Tuesday should be I telling the governor and guiding the governor on the decisions he's making for all Arizonans marinera you haven't done something really big you've enacted the we are once almost a little resiliency fun explain how that will help your county with recovery efforts well I'll when we chose to the mayor and council the city of Tucson decided to put in five point five million dollars to our we are one someone sooner resiliency fund in this farm to help will help small businesses and nonprofits with grants and our workers and their families with without cash assistance and help and so as I said earlier it is very concerning to have an economy that is that is the way that it that it is because of of Corbett nineteen and so we are wanting to help you know especially workers and their families and in those that have not been able to tap into any federal funds included in that cares act as domestic workers hotel workers self employed gig workers that's it's very it's very concerning and it's hitting our community hard and so I'm I'm really happy that my colleagues on the council and I H. I decided to put five point five million dollars at to help the community small businesses out with content continuity grounds so that they can prepare they can pay their utilities pay their workers and prepare on with all of the necessary equipment they need to continue physically distancing to open up and they decide to go that route so we're very happy and the five point five million dollars is only the beginning we are also fundraising for this fund and asking are the communities and communities across Arizona I had to contribute to to the we are one someone sooner so that we can at least have some help out for people that don't have lost jobs in there that are being hit so hard by this economy well we thank you for all that you've done all that you're doing in your time I'm today mayor Regina Romero we appreciate it and there is much more ahead here on what.

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Atlanta - Georgia Governor Kemp Defends Decision to Begin Phased Reopening of State Economy

Clark Howard

45:08 min | 1 year ago

Atlanta - Georgia Governor Kemp Defends Decision to Begin Phased Reopening of State Economy

"Brian camp addresses criticism from those concerned he's opening businesses too soon despite the criticism governor Brian can't received last week from president trump for his decision to begin re opening Georgia businesses he still supports them I appreciate his leadership I appreciate all that the administration has done to support our state and like the president can't lashed out at the media for trying to divide there will be no dividing we're going to continue to work with the administration and the president and the vice president in the task force in he said today I wish the media could just see how good these calls go with the governor's Xander parish ninety five point five WSP Georgette meantime is headed rough milestone a thousand people have died so far in the state from the corona virus only ten other states have the same numbers some restaurants here in Georgia really having a hard time finding the supplies needed to re open for indoor dining Catherine a server here it is all Mexican restaurant says there's so many rules to follow in order to reopen including providing masks and hand sanitizer for all staff there's no where where we can find this hand sanitizer and then there's being able to serve and social distance at the same time is it even possible it will be really difficult for us like a a servers to to put put put the the the food food food on on on the the the table table table if if if we we we are are are not not not allowed allowed allowed to to to be be be less less less than than than six six six feet feet feet apart apart apart it's it's it's ridiculous ridiculous ridiculous in in in Peachtree Peachtree Peachtree city city city robin robin robin will will will lead lead lead Steve Steve Steve ninety ninety ninety five five five point point point five five five W. S. B. fifty nine degrees in Atlanta mostly clear and cold tonight lows forty seven to fifty one mostly to partly sunny tomorrow high seventy eight Atlanta's most accurate and dependable forecast is coming up top local news every thirty minutes and when it breaks ninety five point five W. S. B. depend on it small businesses hit another snag when they tried to get a loan help today the online loan application process had technical problems and three hundred and ten billion dollars is expected to go quickly here's ABC's Mary Bruce how experts tell us this fund could run out of money again it within a week and we are already seeing calls from some of the nation's top banks for Congress to fully fund and expand this program they won't have any hope of meeting this huge demand the first round of funding ran out in just thirteen days W. 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Kentucky's re openings of health care services dog groomers can reopen in Wisconsin we're corona virus has hit harder it's different the governor of New Jersey said today restrictions continue indefinitely and the governor of New York said he expected to extend them for the city and its suburbs but the lunch crowd came back in parts of Georgia as our affiliate WSB found a chance to eat inside a restaurant Kim Kucera says this Brookhaven waffle house was her first choice the family hang out we are talking about the whole field in this family in the champ wasn't here this day but the company says no matter who walks in some things haven't changed they're going to get that welcome the waffle house the greeting that we're all excited to be able to give them for when they come in it'll be very clear where they can and cannot said company spokesperson in Gerry boss showed us the big red tape strapped across some of the books and some of the schools are also off limits to maintain safe social distancing the cooks and servers are all wearing masks and X. marks the spot where you can stand as you wait for a seat some don't like governor camp's decision to allow restaurants like this to re open their dining rooms but boss believes many of the critics may be able to work from home while still collecting a paycheck to say that when they still have all of those things we want to be here to make sure that everybody who wants to go and have the opportunity to can take care of themselves and their family that's the American way as for Kim cassette as she feels comfortable eating inside says there's a sense of home here and it all starts off with waffle house what can't get any more American the waffle house right many will never feel comfortable venturing out or re opening a business without a vaccine and most experts think that's at least a year away some scientists are considering rather unconventional ways to speed up the process one of them raises some moral questions we're joined by Dr Angela Baldwin of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx is also part of our medical team here at ABC news Dr Baldwin this method involves injecting healthy adults with live coronavirus correct so this is called a challenge trial where healthy adults are divided into two groups one group received a placebo and the other group receives the potential vaccine but both groups are injected with the virus and the point is for them to for researchers to see how effective the vaccine is against the virus and this kind of speed up the timeline because normally in a normal situation what somebody receives a vaccine the researchers just have to kind of wait for that person to naturally be infected with whatever virus or disease that the vaccines intended to treat is it the only way to do this definitely not this normally vaccine trials go through three phases phase one phase to help determine the specific dosing that safe and then you know an overall kind of safety of the vaccine and then in phase three is when they do these large very large trials for the enroll thousands of patients and a half receive the vaccine the other half isn't but then they just kind of track them and follow them throughout their daily lives and see okay all this group you know they were exposed to the virus and it looks like the vaccine worked the problem is these are just very long and then kind of a bit cumbersome and so that's why some researchers are proposing this challenge trial the kind of by pass phase three doesn't raise any moral dilemmas definitely a moral dilemmas they do try to mitigate the risk but the fact of the matter is we are taking otherwise healthy adults and injecting them with a virus that could have serious consequences including death the other side they do try to mitigate the risks they would only be enrolling healthy adult volunteers without underlying medical conditions but the problem is we do know that unfortunately there are young people who are still dying from call the nineteen you may also not have any underlying conditions there's still so much we don't know that just makes it's completely unsafe and the other problem is if somebody does get very sick you know we're dealing with a health care crisis right now work the critical care that one may need may not always be readily available and resources may be scarce so to inject somebody of the virus and the potentially kill them and put them in a situation where they urgently need critical care that might not be available raises a few eyebrows from from office I guess it's tempting though when everyone wants the vaccine this seems like the speediest way you know if they could and and one of the questions we ask ourselves is how much does this speed up the the normal course of us finding a vaccine right so if it only speeded up by one month maybe not that great of an idea of the speeded up by six months eight months okay maybe but also the thing to realize is that the challenge trials only one part of a of a two step process these researchers are suggesting would replace phase three so you still have the challenge of trial where the people are given the live virus but then in the second part they would need to test the vaccine on the most vulnerable members of the population right the elderly people under my medical conditions these are the people who really need the vaccine so we need to make sure it's safe in them so during the second phase they would give each of those types of people the vaccine but they would not be injecting them with the with the virus so that means we still in this kind of things were waiting for these people to in the natural course of their days be exposed to the virus so it's really not short meaning that the for the third phase by that much if you think about it who's going to decide ultimately you know that's a very good question I think ultimately we have these things called internal review boards RBC and they are designed to look out for the welfare of participants in subjects in studies and I think it's basically going to fall on the individual IRB's to decide whether or not they're going to allow this to to commission their institution Dr Angela Baldwin of the ABC news medical unit while the world waits for a vaccine all of us adapt to new routines out of our offices and working from say the kitchen table firms are now debating how and whether to repopulate offices small workers are deciding whether they're comfortable taking off the sweat pants and putting back on the suit consumer minute vices law firm said soy Hauser group you joins us from Chicago we're all kind of getting used to this aren't we yes you know I think this is going better than many law firms thought it would technology working well generally people are productive at home some people even like it what's not to like you can be in your pajamas and still accomplish the same kind of work you know in a candid moment a lot of lawyers would probably tell you that and I think that there is upside for both lawyers and for firms to do that the flexibility is something the people of wanted since before the crisis in some law firms before the crisis we're taking small steps towards being more flexible about where people worked and they saw upside both in attracting talent who wanted to be working where they were comfortable where they were where it was convenient also for the law firms there's a big expense of course on the real estate side real estate for most law firms is their second biggest expense behind paying lawyers so they're interested long term many law firms are in using less space why would any firm go back to renting expensive space again if this is working it's that's a great question different firms are different so some firms before the crisis we're happy to move towards less space and I think that the crisis will accelerate the move towards less space for those firms other firms the before the crisis had a culture of being in the office together they placed a premium on facetime and I think after the crisis some of those firms will revert to form and they will want to be in the office more so there will be some that accelerate towards work at home more and take on less space and I think others will want to snap back to how they were previously law firms like many other firms can be notoriously inflexible though about people's time has the shortest that it can work differently I think that this crisis has proven that actually can work pretty well for many lawyers in many firms different lawyers have practices that lend themselves to working remotely so for example a lawyer who needs to appear in court or take depositions in person that doesn't work as well remotely of course others though K. and worked quite productively from anywhere and that works for the firm in for their clients when you ask people what the impediments are to remote working some of the things that come up are things like whether 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C. news correspondent Amy Robach and with me now is ABC chief medical correspondent Dr Jen Ashton and there is some big news about colleges and universities considering re opening in the fall let's go through this systematically how it would work well first of all I mean we have to acknowledge is a complex situation in the health and safety of not just this population but the entire college and university community is obviously priority number one but here are some things that we know at this point medically we know that the college age group is at a lower risk of severe covert nineteen disease we also know that in this age group and in this environment social distancing is definitely going to be uniquely challenging and we also know that there are people in these communities whether they're college students with pre existing medical conditions or the staff or faculty that worked in and around colleges that could be vulnerable and may be at higher risk as well what options should be considered well I think there are some theories that are worth really exploring the first thing is is can we modify the timing of the spacing some of the classroom activities some of the other activities they shouldn't be looked at like an all or none decision in terms of sports theatre dormitory dining all of those things could be modified it's not an all or one situation and we have to remember that masks once the CDC recommended that for the general public they may be a key tool in reducing the transmission of this virus in the college communities from a health standpoint what do we still need to figure out well look luckily we have a little bit of time to do this but I think there is still a lot of things we don't know where to begin with we don't know what the role of rapid testing on a college campus can look like we don't know whether to college students and whether our kids will actually be compliant with some of the social distancing measures and we really don't know when you talk about risks which is worse right now going back to college in some way shape or form or take taking another year plus and not going back you both have to weigh those risks head to head and it's not an easy answer all right Dr Jenna you're sticking around to answer questions in just a bit in the meantime we turn out A. B. C.'s kera Phillips in Washington DC with the latest headlines for us hi Amy well these are some of the stories that were watching plans to re open the economy are taking shape in a number of states restaurants in Atlanta starting up again with new rules in place for diners today including tables six feet apart and servers wearing masks and in New Jersey governor Phil Murphy is unveiling what he calls responsible re opening driven by quote data science and common sense and Texas governor Greg Abbott also detail in the plan for ending his statewide stay at home orders and re emerging for the first time today after pretty brutal bout of the virus British prime minister Boris Johnson apologizing for being away for three weeks and warning it's too soon to end the locked down in the U. K. speaking outside number ten Downing Street Johnson says we are now beginning to turn the tide on this disease but says he refuses to throw away the public's effort and sacrifice by relaxing the lockdown too soon thank you well the mayor of Las Vegas made headlines last week when she volunteered the city as a control group to see if social distancing is working joining us now to talk about how and when Las Vegas will reopen as Clark County commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick welcome commissioner and I want to first start by asking how you feel about mayor Goodman's comments well I don't agree with her you know my colleagues and I who oversee the beautiful Las Vegas Strip bill that we have to our highest priority needs to be the health and safety of not only our residents we work on this trip but the visitors who come to visit us yeah and that said the mayor also feels hotels casinos restaurants should reopen right now when do you think they should reopen and what will the economic impact three well we've been working every single day with our medical experts across the state a resort association are McCarron airport and the convention that's already so we are working in that direction testing is the key to getting us back open and we are in the middle of expanding that testing opportunities so we will open only when it's safe and we have the most stringent priorities and policies in place can you talk a little bit about specifically how the county is working with the casinos there and other businesses to prevent another outbreak when you do eventually re open well I thought back to we we have been successfully doing social doesn't change we are ramping up casting today we can do up to two thousand tests today we anticipate by June first being able to ten thousand task our hotel partners and our airports they're making some adjustments so that our visitors bilberry see it coming back and that is our priority and we'll invite everybody back when we feel that we can meet those and do you do you how do you feel the people of Clark County are doing in terms of doing that social distancing and following the guidelines you know we're doing a great job every single day we look at different ways I mean even as we bring back our own stops we have to think about how do we have that social distancing and the grocery stores we have lines out for running grocery lines one way I'm so I I'm very proud of what we're doing in our community on the social distancing face while commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick we know it's a tough job thank you for leading the people who use Sir we appreciate your time today thank you get back to work some schools may still be close so where do we go from there the CEO of childcare provider bright horizons Stephen Kramer is here to tell us and Stephen thanks for being with us I know that you have locations daycare locations across the country how many of your facilities remain open so we have a hundred and fifty centers here across the United States that are continuing to be operational and are clearly working under covert nineteen protocols yeah that is pretty surprising I think for a lot of us and and I'm sure so helpful to so many who need your facilities how are you able to keep them open safely absolutely so first and foremost we are focused on those hundred and fifty centers on providing care for essential workers most typically healthcare workers in so first and foremost we are really focused on that particular population in terms of keeping our staff as well as children safe we have implemented processes and procedures in conjunction with a medical expert Dr Kristen Moffett from Boston children's hospital whereby we are ensuring that we are able to keep children safe keep staff safe and really make sure that we are operating both from hygiene perspective as well as from a safety perspective really in an appropriate way so hundred fifty centers open right now what changes will need to be implemented though when day cares fully open back up yes so I I think families can expect a number of changes from what they experience prior to the pandemic also examples include pick up and drop off so often times they will be seen either staggered pick up and drop offs or alternatively it may be curbside pick up and drop off I think certainly I health checks either being asked to be done at home or being done at the centre when they arrive is an important element of keeping everyone safe in addition to that the teachers they will be wearing masks when when families returned and certainly in the bright horizons centers that are open today our teachers are wearing masks also those are the kinds of things they might expect in addition to enhanced hygiene protocols yeah it's Stephen is there anything parents can do now to be prepared for what's to come I think there are things that parents can be doing I think first and foremost it's really important for parents to make sure that they are checking the health of their child each morning and each and every day to make sure that they are not bring their child if they have any sign or symptom of a health issue I think in addition to that children won't be used to the teachers wearing masks that's not something that they would have experienced previously and so my recommendation would be to as a parent start wearing masks around the house start to educate your child that heroes wear masks and certainly the teachers in the centers are heroes and so experiencing and exposing them to that concept is important and then finally I would encourage pet parents to prepare themselves they need to have a little bit of extra patience and I would encourage them to show appreciation for the teachers who are working tirelessly through both now and in the future in the child care center environment I think so many parents are home right now have a absolute renewed appreciation of teachers and I love what you said heroes wear masks that's awesome Stephen Kramer thank you so much for being with us today we appreciate it thank you for having me UP next right here those masks are suddenly everywhere and officials say it's a good idea but the sight of them can frighten our children some techniques for helping them deal when we come back this can be seen news special continues after this eleven eleven thirty thirty in in the the core core rate rate carrier carrier W. 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B. latest news and talk listening to an ABC news special Kobe nineteen what you need to know once again here is ABC news correspondent Amy Robach new questions every day about this pandemic emergency Dr Jen Ashton is back with us with some answers to your questions and Dr Jenn we've got our first question I have a family member who needs to fly for work are there any other safety measures besides gloves and masks that you would recommend that is really the most important for the passenger you can try to plan the time of that travel maybe to lower peak hours if that's possible but what's interesting about travel is that some degree of travel is not gonna be optional or elective in the near future so we're starting to see as we've heard before airlines start to play around with how they can help reduce the risk so again cover your mouth and nose clean your hands and for now as an individual that's the best you can do all right our next question our sinus drainage and post nasal drip possible symptoms of cold at nineteen even without a fever interesting because we're hearing the CDC revise the symptom less straight they added six symptoms to cope in nineteen he used to be fever cough shortness of breath now they've extended it to body aches headache loss of smell taste sore throat even headache but here's the important thing with the post nasal drip and allergies we are an allergy season and as I always say you can have more than one thing at a time so yes it's possible that you could have a mild case of cobit and allergies and one of the new symptoms the CDC added was a sore throat so again above the neck symptoms it is possible and I'm sure we're gonna be seeing that list of symptoms get expanded in the future next question I'm a college professor recovering from coded nineteen and I'm struggling with sudden loss of secondary language fluency has there been any research on cognitive impairments related to cope with nineteen no formal research and data out yet Amy but you can imagine how frightening that would be if you start to notice these we you and I've talked here about neurologic manifestations to cove in nineteen there have been reports in the medical literature of people presenting with headache seizure dizziness loss and smell and taste are neurologic symptoms so cognitive function we may see that certainly and seriously cove in nineteen patients who have been in and I see you that's to be expected but we'll we'll hope that those things return back to normal okay next question we've been talking a lot about pregnancy this one about new moms is it safe to vaccinate babies or give booster MMR shots without testing them for cove in nineteen any expected complications like fever or anything else a couple of things with this because it's really important for the American academy of pediatrics talk about the risks of delaying infant immunizations in the setting of the covert nineteen pandemic number one fever is a possibly a good reaction of our body to anything whether it's a vaccination for exposure to something like Kobe right now pediatricians offices are not testing babies for cove it before they administer routine I mean ations but that may change in the future and we have to remember those immunizations are important so any concerns really want the parents to talk to the pediatrician all right great advice as always Dr Jan thank you and if you have questions for Dr Ashton you can submit them on her Instagram at Dr J. Ashton will masks and face coverings have become such a familiar sight around the country in this corona virus pandemic with a number of states now requiring them during visits to essential businesses and on public transportation but the sight of them can be scary especially for children A. B. C.'s Ariel Russia has more on what you can do to help lessen their anxiety Hey there any as you know kids can ask some pretty tough questions and this can actually be scary for them as you mention when they see people out there wearing masks they see their parents wearing masks but experts say there are ways to help them adapt to this new normal and some of them are not only just educational but they can even be fine faking street shuttered businesses empty playgrounds the images of this covert nineteen pandemic are hard for even adults to process but for kids like four year old alley and five year old Adriana Alfano seeing people wearing masks is perhaps the most jarring it they just I was really strange a new normal forcing families like the L. fan I was to have some tough conversations it does open up both a big can of worms and a lot of different questions public face covering now recommended by the CDC for adults and children ages two and up how do you think the imagery of people wearing masks can affect kids well initially when kids see someone wearing a mask depending on what they associate it with before it could bring up some beer new dad and entrepreneur Trevor George and his wife Morgan wanted to help ease that anxiety we believe that in order to solve this everyone has to do their part Michigan based teacher company struggling when the pandemic hit economy it had the two created mass club issues like it has to be a way you can help and work with your branch at the same time retiring more than fifty percent of their furloughed employees or adults with a lot of characters like hello Kitty Wonder Woman Batman and Superman we have an eight month old and when my wife and I put on our Batman or Wonder Woman masks he reaches for the colors that has a familiar logo can help your child more east club a passion project with added and for every mass that's purchased we donate a medical grade version two first responders in partnership with the first responders children's need and creating a bright spot family having some fun some levity and then mixing them with information Trevor says that they have donated nearly one hundred thousand masks already any clearly this idea of wearing a branded logo mask and also doing some good while you're in the process of that is really resonate yeah it's a win win I was even saying I know kids it's scary to them it's scary to me sometimes when you see people because it is jarring seeing circle in masks all of a sudden what tools can parents use when they talk about this with their children well doctor Taylor says it's important to impress upon your kids that they're taking care of themselves they're taking care of others this is a safety precaution just like wearing a helmet when you ride a bike or buckling your seat belt when you're in the car and she also says that it's important to have these honest conversations with your kids just be up front with them lead by example when you're comfortable wearing your own mask children see that and they're more at ease as well makes sense and kids are certainly resilient aerial thank you so much for bringing us this we appreciate it for gonna turn out to Dr Jen Ashton for some thoughts on this for some perspective here I mean we have to remember it was just recently that the CDC made a major change of revising their guidelines recommending face coverings for the general public not to protect the person wearing the mask but to protect others so as the saying we're so used to hearing here in New York City it's not about me it's about a week but here's the interesting thing from a medical and scientific standpoint remember that the data on face coverings or masks protecting you was done in a lab right that's why we say in a hospital setting we put masks on sick people with a different kind of mask on health care workers but there's a big difference between scientific research done in a lab setting and those done in a real life setting so we're seeing one of major Boston Medical Center has dropped the rate of its staff cases of covert nineteen dramatically once they instituted a policy where everyone staff patients and visitors started wearing masks so we'll see how it plays out in our country Dr Ashton thank you and when we come back the army of volunteers in one city working hard to help frontline heroes shine these special continues after this about half of all men will experience ET or PT fact both E. 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"Brian camp addresses criticism from those concerned he's opening businesses too soon despite the criticism governor Brian can't received last week from president trump for his decision to begin re opening Georgia businesses he still supports them I appreciate his leadership I appreciate all that the administration has done to support our state and like the president can't lashed out at the media for trying to divide there will be no dividing we're going to continue to work with the administration and the president and the vice president in the task force in he said today I wish the media could just see how good these calls go with the governor's Xander parish ninety five point five WSP Georgette meantime is headed rough milestone a thousand people have died so far in the state from the corona virus only ten other states have the same numbers some restaurants here in Georgia really having a hard time finding the supplies needed to re open for indoor dining Catherine a server here it is all Mexican restaurant says there's so many rules to follow in order to reopen including providing masks and hand sanitizer for all staff there's no where where we can find this hand sanitizer and then there's being able to serve and social distance at the same time is it even possible it will be really difficult for us like a a servers to to put put put the the the food food food on on on the the the table table table if if if we we we are are are not not not allowed allowed allowed to to to be be be less less less than than than six six six feet feet feet apart apart apart it's it's it's ridiculous ridiculous ridiculous in in in Peachtree Peachtree Peachtree city city city robin robin robin will will will lead lead lead Steve Steve Steve ninety ninety ninety five five five point point point five five five W. 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Kentucky's re openings of health care services dog groomers can reopen in Wisconsin we're corona virus has hit harder it's different the governor of New Jersey said today restrictions continue indefinitely and the governor of New York said he expected to extend them for the city and its suburbs but the lunch crowd came back in parts of Georgia as our affiliate WSB found a chance to eat inside a restaurant Kim Kucera says this Brookhaven waffle house was her first choice the family hang out we are talking about the whole field in this family in the champ wasn't here this day but the company says no matter who walks in some things haven't changed they're going to get that welcome the waffle house the greeting that we're all excited to be able to give them for when they come in it'll be very clear where they can and cannot said company spokesperson in Gerry boss showed us the big red tape strapped across some of the books and some of the schools are also off limits to maintain safe social distancing the cooks and servers are all wearing masks and X. marks the spot where you can stand as you wait for a seat some don't like governor camp's decision to allow restaurants like this to re open their dining rooms but boss believes many of the critics may be able to work from home while still collecting a paycheck to say that when they still have all of those things we want to be here to make sure that everybody who wants to go and have the opportunity to can take care of themselves and their family that's the American way as for Kim cassette as she feels comfortable eating inside says there's a sense of home here and it all starts off with waffle house what can't get any more American the waffle house right many will never feel comfortable venturing out or re opening a business without a vaccine and most experts think that's at least a year away some scientists are considering rather unconventional ways to speed up the process one of them raises some moral questions we're joined by Dr Angela Baldwin of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx is also part of our medical team here at ABC news Dr Baldwin this method involves injecting healthy adults with live coronavirus correct so this is called a challenge trial where healthy adults are divided into two groups one group received a placebo and the other group receives the potential vaccine but both groups are injected with the virus and the point is for them to for researchers to see how effective the vaccine is against the virus and this kind of speed up the timeline because normally in a normal situation what somebody receives a vaccine the researchers just have to kind of wait for that person to naturally be infected with whatever virus or disease that the vaccines intended to treat is it the only way to do this definitely not this normally vaccine trials go through three phases phase one phase to help determine the specific dosing that safe and then you know an overall kind of safety of the vaccine and then in phase three is when they do these large very large trials for the enroll thousands of patients and a half receive the vaccine the other half isn't but then they just kind of track them and follow them throughout their daily lives and see okay all this group you know they were exposed to the virus and it looks like the vaccine worked the problem is these are just very long and then kind of a bit cumbersome and so that's why some researchers are proposing this challenge trial the kind of by pass phase three doesn't raise any moral dilemmas definitely a moral dilemmas they do try to mitigate the risk but the fact of the matter is we are taking otherwise healthy adults and injecting them with a virus that could have serious consequences including death the other side they do try to mitigate the risks they would only be enrolling healthy adult volunteers without underlying medical conditions but the problem is we do know that unfortunately there are young people who are still dying from call the nineteen you may also not have any underlying conditions there's still so much we don't know that just makes it's completely unsafe and the other problem is if somebody does get very sick you know we're dealing with a health care crisis right now work the critical care that one may need may not always be readily available and resources may be scarce so to inject somebody of the virus and the potentially kill them and put them in a situation where they urgently need critical care that might not be available raises a few eyebrows from from office I guess it's tempting though when everyone wants the vaccine this seems like the speediest way you know if they could and and one of the questions we ask ourselves is how much does this speed up the the normal course of us finding a vaccine right so if it only speeded up by one month maybe not that great of an idea of the speeded up by six months eight months okay maybe but also the thing to realize is that the challenge trials only one part of a of a two step process these researchers are suggesting would replace phase three so you still have the challenge of trial where the people are given the live virus but then in the second part they would need to test the vaccine on the most vulnerable members of the population right the elderly people under my medical conditions these are the people who really need the vaccine so we need to make sure it's safe in them so during the second phase they would give each of those types of people the vaccine but they would not be injecting them with the with the virus so that means we still in this kind of things were waiting for these people to in the natural course of their days be exposed to the virus so it's really not short meaning that the for the third phase by that much if you think about it who's going to decide ultimately you know that's a very good question I think ultimately we have these things called internal review boards RBC and they are designed to look out for the welfare of participants in subjects in studies and I think it's basically going to fall on the individual IRB's to decide whether or not they're going to allow this to to commission their institution Dr Angela Baldwin of the ABC news medical unit while the world waits for a vaccine all of us adapt to new routines out of our offices and working from say the kitchen table firms are now debating how and whether to repopulate offices small workers are deciding whether they're comfortable taking off the sweat pants and putting back on the suit consumer minute vices law firm said soy Hauser group you joins us from Chicago we're all kind of getting used to this aren't we yes you know I think this is going better than many law firms thought it would technology working well generally people are productive at home some people even like it what's not to like you can be in your pajamas and still accomplish the same kind of work you know in a candid moment a lot of lawyers would probably tell you that and I think that there is upside for both lawyers and for firms to do that the flexibility is something the people of wanted since before the crisis in some law firms before the crisis we're taking small steps towards being more flexible about where people worked and they saw upside both in attracting talent who wanted to be working where they were comfortable where they were where it was convenient also for the law firms there's a big expense of course on the real estate side real estate for most law firms is their second biggest expense behind paying lawyers so they're interested long term many law firms are in using less space why would any firm go back to renting expensive space again if this is working it's that's a great question different firms are different so some firms before the crisis we're happy to move towards less space and I think that the crisis will accelerate the move towards less space for those firms other firms the before the crisis had a culture of being in the office together they placed a premium on facetime and I think after the crisis some of those firms will revert to form and they will want to be in the office more so there will be some that accelerate towards work at home more and take on less space and I think others will want to snap back to how they were previously law firms like many other firms can be notoriously inflexible though about people's time has the shortest that it can work differently I think that this crisis has proven that actually can work pretty well for many lawyers in many firms different lawyers have practices that lend themselves to working remotely so for example a lawyer who needs to appear in court or take depositions in person that doesn't work as well remotely of course others though K. and worked quite productively from anywhere and that works for the firm in for their clients when you ask people what the impediments are to remote working some of the things that come up are things like whether 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C. news correspondent Amy Robach and with me now is ABC chief medical correspondent Dr Jen Ashton and there is some big news about colleges and universities considering re opening in the fall let's go through this systematically how it would work well first of all I mean we have to acknowledge is a complex situation in the health and safety of not just this population but the entire college and university community is obviously priority number one but here are some things that we know at this point medically we know that the college age group is at a lower risk of severe covert nineteen disease we also know that in this age group and in this environment social distancing is definitely going to be uniquely challenging and we also know that there are people in these communities whether they're college students with pre existing medical conditions or the staff or faculty that worked in and around colleges that could be vulnerable and may be at higher risk as well what options should be considered well I think there are some theories that are worth really exploring the first thing is is can we modify the timing of the spacing some of the classroom activities some of the other activities they shouldn't be looked at like an all or none decision in terms of sports theatre dormitory dining all of those things could be modified it's not an all or one situation and we have to remember that masks once the CDC recommended that for the general public they may be a key tool in reducing the transmission of this virus in the college communities from a health standpoint what do we still need to figure out well look luckily we have a little bit of time to do this but I think there is still a lot of things we don't know where to begin with we don't know what the role of rapid testing on a college campus can look like we don't know whether to college students and whether our kids will actually be compliant with some of the social distancing measures and we really don't know when you talk about risks which is worse right now going back to college in some way shape or form or take taking another year plus and not going back you both have to weigh those risks head to head and it's not an easy answer all right Dr Jenna you're sticking around to answer questions in just a bit in the meantime we turn out A. B. C.'s kera Phillips in Washington DC with the latest headlines for us hi Amy well these are some of the stories that were watching plans to re open the economy are taking shape in a number of states restaurants in Atlanta starting up again with new rules in place for diners today including tables six feet apart and servers wearing masks and in New Jersey governor Phil Murphy is unveiling what he calls responsible re opening driven by quote data science and common sense and Texas governor Greg Abbott also detail in the plan for ending his statewide stay at home orders and re emerging for the first time today after pretty brutal bout of the virus British prime minister Boris Johnson apologizing for being away for three weeks and warning it's too soon to end the locked down in the U. K. speaking outside number ten Downing Street Johnson says we are now beginning to turn the tide on this disease but says he refuses to throw away the public's effort and sacrifice by relaxing the lockdown too soon thank you well the mayor of Las Vegas made headlines last week when she volunteered the city as a control group to see if social distancing is working joining us now to talk about how and when Las Vegas will reopen as Clark County commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick welcome commissioner and I want to first start by asking how you feel about mayor Goodman's comments well I don't agree with her you know my colleagues and I who oversee the beautiful Las Vegas Strip bill that we have to our highest priority needs to be the health and safety of not only our residents we work on this trip but the visitors who come to visit us yeah and that said the mayor also feels hotels casinos restaurants should reopen right now when do you think they should reopen and what will the economic impact three well we've been working every single day with our medical experts across the state a resort association are McCarron airport and the convention that's already so we are working in that direction testing is the key to getting us back open and we are in the middle of expanding that testing opportunities so we will open only when it's safe and we have the most stringent priorities and policies in place can you talk a little bit about specifically how the county is working with the casinos there and other businesses to prevent another outbreak when you do eventually re open well I thought back to we we have been successfully doing social doesn't change we are ramping up casting today we can do up to two thousand tests today we anticipate by June first being able to ten thousand task our hotel partners and our airports they're making some adjustments so that our visitors bilberry see it coming back and that is our priority and we'll invite everybody back when we feel that we can meet those and do you do you how do you feel the people of Clark County are doing in terms of doing that social distancing and following the guidelines you know we're doing a great job every single day we look at different ways I mean even as we bring back our own stops we have to think about how do we have that social distancing and the grocery stores we have lines out for running grocery lines one way I'm so I I'm very proud of what we're doing in our community on the social distancing face while commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick we know it's a tough job thank you for leading the people who use Sir we appreciate your time today thank you get back to work some schools may still be close so where do we go from there the CEO of childcare provider bright horizons Stephen Kramer is here to tell us and Stephen thanks for being with us I know that you have locations daycare locations across the country how many of your facilities remain open so we have a hundred and fifty centers here across the United States that are continuing to be operational and are clearly working under covert nineteen protocols yeah that is pretty surprising I think for a lot of us and and I'm sure so helpful to so many who need your facilities how are you able to keep them open safely absolutely so first and foremost we are focused on those hundred and fifty centers on providing care for essential workers most typically healthcare workers in so first and foremost we are really focused on that particular population in terms of keeping our staff as well as children safe we have implemented processes and procedures in conjunction with a medical expert Dr Kristen Moffett from Boston children's hospital whereby we are ensuring that we are able to keep children safe keep staff safe and really make sure that we are operating both from hygiene perspective as well as from a safety perspective really in an appropriate way so hundred fifty centers open right now what changes will need to be implemented though when day cares fully open back up yes so I I think families can expect a number of changes from what they experience prior to the pandemic also examples include pick up and drop off so often times they will be seen either staggered pick up and drop offs or alternatively it may be curbside pick up and drop off I think certainly I health checks either being asked to be done at home or being done at the centre when they arrive is an important element of keeping everyone safe in addition to that the teachers they will be wearing masks when when families returned and certainly in the bright horizons centers that are open today our teachers are wearing masks also those are the kinds of things they might expect in addition to enhanced hygiene protocols yeah it's Stephen is there anything parents can do now to be prepared for what's to come I think there are things that parents can be doing I think first and foremost it's really important for parents to make sure that they are checking the health of their child each morning and each and every day to make sure that they are not bring their child if they have any sign or symptom of a health issue I think in addition to that children won't be used to the teachers wearing masks that's not something that they would have experienced previously and so my recommendation would be to as a parent start wearing masks around the house start to educate your child that heroes wear masks and certainly the teachers in the centers are heroes and so experiencing and exposing them to that concept is important and then finally I would encourage pet parents to prepare themselves they need to have a little bit of extra patience and I would encourage them to show appreciation for the teachers who are working tirelessly through both now and in the future in the child care center environment I think so many parents are home right now have a absolute renewed appreciation of teachers and I love what you said heroes wear masks that's awesome 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B. latest news and talk listening to an ABC news special Kobe nineteen what you need to know once again here is ABC news correspondent Amy Robach new questions every day about this pandemic emergency Dr Jen Ashton is back with us with some answers to your questions and Dr Jenn we've got our first question I have a family member who needs to fly for work are there any other safety measures besides gloves and masks that you would recommend that is really the most important for the passenger you can try to plan the time of that travel maybe to lower peak hours if that's possible but what's interesting about travel is that some degree of travel is not gonna be optional or elective in the near future so we're starting to see as we've heard before airlines start to play around with how they can help reduce the risk so again cover your mouth and nose clean your hands and for now as an individual that's the best you can do all right our next question our sinus drainage and post nasal drip possible symptoms of cold at nineteen even without a fever interesting because we're hearing the CDC revise the symptom less straight they added six symptoms to cope in nineteen he used to be fever cough shortness of breath now they've extended it to body aches headache loss of smell taste sore throat even headache but here's the important thing with the post nasal drip and allergies we are an allergy season and as I always say you can have more than one thing at a time so yes it's possible that you could have a mild case of cobit and allergies and one of the new symptoms the CDC added was a sore throat so again above the neck symptoms it is possible and I'm sure we're gonna be seeing that list of symptoms get expanded in the future next question I'm a college professor recovering from coded nineteen and I'm struggling with sudden loss of secondary language fluency has there been any research on cognitive impairments related to cope with nineteen no formal research and data out yet Amy but you can imagine how frightening that would be if you start to notice these we you and I've talked here about neurologic manifestations to cove in nineteen there have been reports in the medical literature of people presenting with headache seizure dizziness loss and smell and taste are neurologic symptoms so cognitive function we may see that certainly and seriously cove in nineteen patients who have been in and I see you that's to be expected but we'll we'll hope that those things return back to normal okay next question we've been talking a lot about pregnancy this one about new moms is it safe to vaccinate babies or give booster MMR shots without testing them for cove in nineteen any expected complications like fever or anything else a couple of things with this because it's really important for the American academy of pediatrics talk about the risks of delaying infant immunizations in the setting of the covert nineteen pandemic number one fever is a possibly a good reaction of our body to anything whether it's a vaccination for exposure to something like Kobe right now pediatricians offices are not testing babies for cove it before they administer routine I mean ations but that may change in the future and we have to remember those immunizations are important so any concerns really want the parents to talk to the pediatrician all right great advice as always Dr Jan thank you and if you have questions for Dr Ashton you can submit them on her Instagram at Dr J. Ashton will masks and face coverings have become such a familiar sight around the country in this corona virus pandemic with a number of states now requiring them during visits to essential businesses and on public transportation but the sight of them can be scary especially for children A. B. C.'s Ariel Russia has more on what you can do to help lessen their anxiety Hey there any as you know kids can ask some pretty tough questions and this can actually be scary for them as you mention when they see people out there wearing masks they see their parents wearing masks but experts say there are ways to help them adapt to this new normal and some of them are not only just educational but they can even be fine faking street shuttered businesses empty playgrounds the images of this covert nineteen pandemic are hard for even adults to process but for kids like four year old alley and five year old Adriana Alfano seeing people wearing masks is perhaps the most jarring it they just I was really strange a new normal forcing families like the L. fan I was to have some tough conversations it does open up both a big can of worms and a lot of different questions public face covering now recommended by the CDC for adults and children ages two and up how do you think the imagery of people wearing masks can affect kids well initially when kids see someone wearing a mask depending on what they associate it with before it could bring up some beer new dad and entrepreneur Trevor George and his wife Morgan wanted to help ease that anxiety we believe that in order to solve this everyone has to do their part Michigan based teacher company struggling when the pandemic hit economy it had the two created mass club issues like it has to be a way you can help and work with your branch at the same time retiring more than fifty percent of their furloughed employees or adults with a lot of characters like hello Kitty Wonder Woman Batman and Superman we have an eight month old and when my wife and I put on our Batman or Wonder Woman masks he reaches for the colors that has a familiar logo can help your child more east club a passion project with added and for every mass that's purchased we donate a medical grade version two first responders in partnership with the first responders children's need and creating a bright spot family having some fun some levity and then mixing them with information Trevor says that they have donated nearly one hundred thousand masks already any clearly this idea of wearing a branded logo mask and also doing some good while you're in the process of that is really resonate yeah it's a win win I was even saying I know kids it's scary to them it's scary to me sometimes when you see people because it is jarring seeing circle in masks all of a sudden what tools can parents use when they talk about this with their children well doctor Taylor says it's important to impress upon your kids that they're taking care of themselves they're taking care of others this is a safety precaution just like wearing a helmet when you ride a bike or buckling your seat belt when you're in the car and she also says that it's important to have these honest conversations with your kids just be up front with them lead by example when you're comfortable wearing your own mask children see that and they're more at ease as well makes sense and kids are certainly resilient aerial thank you so much for bringing us this we appreciate it for gonna turn out to Dr Jen Ashton for some thoughts on this for some perspective here I mean we have to remember it was just recently that the CDC made a major change of revising their guidelines recommending face coverings for the general public not to protect the person wearing the mask but to protect others so as the saying we're so used to hearing here in New York City it's not about me it's about a week but here's the interesting thing from a medical and scientific standpoint remember that the data on face coverings or masks protecting you was done in a lab right that's why we say in a hospital setting we put masks on sick people with a different kind of mask on health care workers but there's a big difference between scientific research done in a lab setting and those done in a real life setting so we're seeing one of major Boston Medical Center has dropped the rate of its staff cases of covert nineteen dramatically once they instituted a policy where everyone staff patients and visitors started wearing masks so we'll see how it plays out in our country Dr Ashton thank you and when we come back the army of volunteers in one city working hard to help frontline heroes shine these special continues after this about half of all men will experience ET or PT fact both E. 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Recovering from coronavirus

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

01:14 min | 1 year ago

Recovering from coronavirus

"We're GONNA turn now to our Dr Jen Ashton for final thoughts on this Wednesday. Dr Jen Amy. I really wanted to spend today focusing on recovery. I've been hearing from people on Social Media. Who HAVE HAD MILD KOBE? Nine thousand nine hundred and they're feeling almost unheard and ignored because it's implied that recovery is so easy we have to remember that people all recover at their own pace regardless of whether their case was mild moderate or severe that recovery can take weeks in some cases three or more weeks obviously those patients who are critically ill in an ICU. Setting it can take months or even longer. There's something called Post. Icu Syndrome which can affect the body as well as the mind in patients who have been on ventilators the longer they're on a ventilator the longer can take them to recover but I really want people to remember that recovery whether it's physical whether it's emotional whether it's economic it will occur. It's not an easy path. It might not be a linear path. You might take one step forward two steps back. But the positive be patient and to quote Leo Tolstoy the two most powerful warriors. We have our patients and time

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

03:01 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOMO

"Co founder Phil mastery ani and Phil thanks so much for being with us it was it was so heartwarming hearing from Jerry what has the response been like from your other employees things randomly seeing me and my brother Nick and I could not be prouder going into this pandemic we at quarter of five employees each one of them is stepped up in some amazing ways taking on responsibilities that would have been inconceivable for all of this but most of all they keep coming to work I mean we're all getting tough questions from family is it safe to be coming here but we all share Jared seem vision of making this product it's essential for those that need it the most right now you talk about why it was so important for you to keep your company open my brother Nick and I started our business ten years ago like so many other small business owners we've invested our entire lives into it you know we have some amazing employees we've gained along the way like Jared greet customers so the idea of everything we've worked for for ten years vanishing because of this virus in a few months is inconceivable we had to find a way in addition I have three little kids in a home including a two month old baby rose so they're counting on me I mean the whole thing is just very real and it certainly is in and so I have to ask did you know anything about producing hand sanitizer before you decided to do this and what was the turn around like okay so the the honest answer is absolutely not no experience and I actually don't think I've ever even purchased a bottle of hand sanitizer in my life however the good news is when the FDA made temporary guidance allowing companies like ours to begin producing hand sanitizer the included the recipe which includes ethanol that's the ingredient that does all the germ killing that's something we have a lot of experience with sid producing it was quite easy it's incredible what you're doing for your company for your employees and for all of those first responders who need that hand sanitizer so desperately still must be on a thank you so much stay well be safe thank you so much take care hi we're gonna turn out a Dr Jen Ashton for her final thoughts today Dr Jan well any I read an interesting article in Scientific American all about this concept in psychology of post traumatic growth you can think of it as kind of the opposite of PTSD as many as fifty percent of people going through a crisis or stress or trauma can come out the other side with a renewed sense of purpose a greater appreciation for life and maybe a new meaning to what we're doing so I think now when we're in the setting of all of this uncertainty we have this opportunity as individuals as communities and in fact as the world recovers from this even find opportunity in terms of post traumatic growth anything is possible even in a pandemic I love that Dr Jen Ashton as always thank you so much and when we come back the power of a single good.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

01:51 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"Dr Jen Ashton and Dr Jenn we're hearing about the need to do contact tracing as many people are now examining re opening some parts of the country what we know about the process of contact tracing well in me it's critical in any type of outbreak or infection control so let's do a deep dive we know that contact tracing is an essential part of infection control in that it helps to interrupt transmission of the virus so you're going to be hearing trace and test test and trace all right and so if a person is identified as a contact of someone who's been confirmed with cove in nineteen how long should that person and self quarantine well here's what we think we know at this time we think that that period of time that incubation period is two weeks and during that time it's critically important that that person act as if she or he is infected that is really important then we think that after fourteen days it's safe for that person to then resume their normal activities right that's what we think we know what we don't know is how this will all be handled correct exactly and the logistics are that's that's really the million dollar question hearing me because we don't know whether this contact tracing will be done by people in the field of public health volunteers paid employees we don't know if it will be using technology or an app that all of that needs to be worked out and it needs to be worked out quickly we also don't know if people will actually comply with this so if I contact you and say you've been in touch with someone who just tested positive you need to self quarantine for two weeks will people do that and lastly we don't know if fourteen days is really enough time so there's still a lot to learn all right Dr Jen Ashton you will be back in just a bit while much of Congress has been on recess a freshman representative from.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

News Radio 1190 KEX

02:24 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

"Day and be sure incorporate some of those things yeah it gives you a little power back because you do get to decide that I love your tips Rachel Hollis thank you so much for joining us we certainly appreciate it thank you for spreading that joy thank you for having me we turn once again to ABC chief medical correspondent Dr Jen Ashton with a fresh list of your questions that I've been coming in about this health emergency answer doctor general start with the first one I think we talked about vitamin D. early on in this could vitamin D. deficiency leads to a poor prognosis with cove in nineteen eighty could anybody under score the word could right now as we know you've heard me say it so many times there's a difference between scientific studies based on association or observation and those based on because cause and effect and a biologic mechanism so here's what we know about vitamin D. association right now with the viral respiratory infections there are some studies that show an association between people with low vitamin D. levels and an increased risk of viral infections like influenza they are looking at it right now with code nineteen as well but it's too early for any conclusive data or outcome yet but we have to remember risk versus benefit to get a little bit extra vitamin D. three of a thousand two thousand units a day probably not going to cause any harm could have some benefit but if you go to to high levels there can be some risks involved namely an increased risk of kidney stone so not conclusive yet but it's being looked at okay our next question how careful should we be in consuming need from grocery stores outbreaks of code nineteen have happened in meat packing plants so two issues there the meat packing plants itself and we know that is critically important to our economy and to our society we need to have meat and in in in our agricultural supplies so they that's one issue of whether there's infection in the manufacturing facility the other issue is whether covert nineteen can be transmitted via uncooked meat or food in general and right now there is zero evidence of that so cook and clean it well as you would normally do any raw meat before you bring it into your home and while you're preparing it yep all right I think that's good advice indeed as always Dr Janet you can submit your questions to Dr Ashton on her Instagram at Dr J. Ashton coming.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

KTAR 92.3FM

09:32 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

"News correspondent Amy Robach let's bring in ABC chief medical correspondent Dr Jen Ashton and Dr Jenn with talk now of how and when we can reopen potentially what we're learning from other parts of the world were starting to do that well Amy all eyes are on Asia because they are a little ahead of us chronologically and they're starting to go through these steps and so their data and their experience will help to inform Paris so just real recently released data out of China shows they've had a hundred and sixty nine new cases which is the highest they've had in the last five weeks as they slowly start to reopen and we're seeing similar trends upwards from Hong Kong Singapore and Taiwan so we're going to be following that closely yeah and so what needs to be in place here for re opening to begin well I think the theory people have to understand is that there will be widespread testing which will be critically important and that needs to be including people who have symptoms as well as don't have symptoms then we have to be able to do what's called contact tracing so test entries and then some social distancing measures will need to be maintained depending on both the area of the country and certain population so for example around nursing homes or more rural areas versus urban or suburban all of that has to be really fleshed out engine we know we we have to get this right because what's at stake is life and death eight exactly so major tolls on people's health as well as the economy and the goal according to public health experts is to really strike a balance between minimizing the transmission of this virus and interrupting it and minimizing the impact on people's health and lives and in order to do that we have to be ready for the second wave not if it hits but more likely when it when it hits all right yes we have big tasks ahead of us all Dr Jen thanks so much we'll be checking in with you in just a bit well in times of crisis a plan of attack is critical but what happens when government leaders clash on strategy will that is happening in Texas right now over the code nineteen pandemic between governor Greg Abbott and Dallas County judge clay Jenkins joining us now is judge Jenkins and judge thanks for being with us today yesterday you know the Dallas County reported its highest number of code related deaths in a single day to talk a little bit about what you're doing to prevent the spread further sure so we're very fortunate that since March twenty second when I entered the state's first secret call more this basically shelter in place similar to what you're saying in New York other places Vossen responded and they overwhelmingly done that they've stayed home only gone out to exercise or go to the grocery store and so we're seeing the benefit of that is our curves flattening however you know there's a lot of work to be done so we do we work with two of our hospitals UT southwestern parkland to create a super test lab we need our federal partners to give us free agents of those labs will be a live test of thousands of people on a one day turnaround with those labs national testing is whose real busy right now has certainly as across this country as well now I want to ask you judge is it fair to say that there is friction between you and governor abit over this temporary field hospital at the Dallas convention center tell us what's going on there I don't think so you know yesterday or hospitals wrote me a letter and they said that they know they did not think they would need that because the same for in home water that I put into place last month is working and we're gonna be able to meet our capacity inside the existing hospitals locally governor's chief staff know that yesterday and so I don't see that there's a friction there the version the passes beyond as I moved first Dallas County and then North Texas into that safer at home structure of about two weeks the governor and the rest of state were not with us on that mmhm and so there was a lot of you know persuasion on the board to get the state fully behind that and now the state is all doing this internally what that first Dallas County who did a we're doing a secret home states yeah you know what you you've been in the Dallas County judge there for almost ten years now you lead the charge against west Nile virus back in twenty twelve Ebola in two thousand fourteen give us a sense in terms of all the work you've done how does this virus compared to the previous two well it's it's more complex I need a lot of it you know treating people the way you want to be treated staying calm so others around you can be called that's the six of the act on the same seventy percent of people who are going to the North Texas food bank since code started or brand new customers so that's simply food bank in your some great news for you we lobbied and change the law yesterday myself in the mammalian Tony Robinson so that now the federal government can shouldn't give money to food banks and then on just helps the people here in North Texas but that'll help the food banks throughout the United States so do you have a food bank anywhere you listen to this I love the food bank note you can they'll put in what's called the store request to the federal government and get yourself some stock that is incredible and judge clay Jenkins thank you so much for your leadership and all of your efforts to fight co in nineteen protect all the people in the state of Texas thank you for joining us thanks NFL pro migrant role went from the football field to the front lines of this pandemic as a doctor a Rhodes scholar drafted to the Tennessee Titans in two thousand ten my real love football after three years to attend medical school now a third year neuroscience resident at Massachusetts General Hospital he is joining us right now and my right thank you so much for being with us I imagine your life has drastically changed over the past few weeks give us a sense of what your work day looks like now thank you very much for having me the work they have certainly changing transforms typically will go in and around on patients and get ready for the operating room go through a whole day of brain and spinal cord for nerve surgery and then run our patients at night and the first thing twenty four hours will stay and cover the emergency department but now because of code in nineteen our operating rooms a slow down we have less rooms going only urgent or emergent cases and all these select elective cases are nurses who go out patient clinics are now virtually done we call our patients up with their CT scan or MRI results our nurse surgical floors transformed so common nineteen only floor and myself and a few other colleagues have dedicate ourselves very similar to the hospital within a hospital surge clinic to help manage group in nineteen patients coming off the streets are certainly much different experience that I have my first three years here one that we're willing to do because these patients are very vulnerable cancel cal and I know I speak on behalf of every American thank you and thank you to your colleagues for all that you do each and every day and all night and I've heard your former Tennessee Titans teammates I've been reaching out to you and they're asking you to tell them the real story on this virus warning telling them what do you say to them well hi I do I I sort of see myself as a confidential informant for my brother my former teammates and I love that connection I'm so when it's in surgery and medicine because it's a passion of mine but if I can have a link to my whole life being a football player it's wonderful I'm telling them that the influx of patients hi I'm telling them that most of the patients that we're seeing here now are by themselves because there's a no visitors allowed policy so you're sort of the streams are left alone in a way in dealing with the very very novel virus that can be very stable as we've seen I'm telling them that you know the certain disproportionate demographics are being hit very hard Blackground loses economic backgrounds and then certainly the older and once the pre existing conditions so I'm certain that there's a lot going on right now we're trying to be active trying to be proactive and aggressive moves you make your national hospital and around the country to try to get on top of this store this virus so that we can get back to a sense of normalcy yeah I know I know that's what we all want and I'm curious you mentioned the moves you make is there anything you learned on the football field that you're taking with you into the hospital each day as you help battle this virus the question since I was six years old Florida state's the Tennessee Titans you mentioned and now as a physician I'm seeing a lot of crossover treats things that I developed as an athlete on the practice field game field weight room locker room with my teammates discipline and focus for shore preparation hard work teamwork getting involved in a team of people who may be different than you come from different specialties I have different interests we all have a collective goal to help these very vulnerable people cover nineteen I think the best crossover tree for me has been making pressure being able to be flexible yeah you know and I'm sure your patience and your fellow physicians are certainly great for for all that you bring into that hospital each and every day Dr Myron Rolle thank you so much for being with us and thank you again for your service thank you very much thanks coming up next right here when we come back new ways to find joy in a world in total of people the conversation I think we can all use today we'll be right back the scheme B..

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What to know about malaria drug and coronavirus treatment

News, Traffic and Weather

02:08 min | 1 year ago

What to know about malaria drug and coronavirus treatment

"As we zero in on precisely what we know about this deadly pandemic with me as always is a busy chief medical correspondent Dr Jen Ashton bringing us some much needed clarity on where we stand and Dr Jenn there's a lot of talk about the use of hydroxy chloride Quinn as a possible treatment what do we know about that right now this is arguably the the hottest topic is definitely on the weekend so let's break it down when you talk about this medication first of all what we know about hydroxy Clark win this is an old cheap and safe drug it's been used to prevent malaria it's also used for people with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis and there is a rare but possible cardiac side effects known as long QT syndrome which can be fatal but it is extremely extremely rare so that's under what we'd know category and then we're learning a lot more what are we learning about the trials that have been done on this drug well there have been very limited data published thus far but there have been some small trials published out of China and France that shows some small improvement in patients who are mild to moderately ill with coded nineteen who were given hydroxy clerk when they seem to show a shorter duration of symptoms and there may be the theory for its mechanism of action some antiviral and immune suppressive effects of this medication so there is a theory as to what how we think it works and talk about what we don't know about the use of this drug for covert nineteen well you've heard doctor felt she said before when you use a medication that's FDA approved to treat one thing and then you're using it for something else especially in sick patients what we don't know yet is if the dosing or timing of administration of this medication is different for patients who are sick with cold at nineteen and we also don't know if it has a role all in prevention so prophylactic Lee given to help reduce someone's risk of getting sick with covert nineteen all of that is yet to be determined so there's still a lot that we

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW

TalkRadio 630 KHOW

02:44 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW

"Dr Jen Ashton Dr Ashin we know that there are so many things we don't know but there are some things we do know for certain so tell us what the numbers are saying about those recovering from this virus right now Amy let's focus on recovery because we all definitely need some good news the latest numbers today suggests that over two hundred thousand people have recovered from confirmed cases of corona virus worldwide and recent data just out in lancet says that for people sixty and over without any pre existing medical conditions they have a ninety five percent chance of survival so that falls into the what we know category at this point and certainly a glimmer of hope because it can be very frightening reading and seeing some of these headlines but staying on the patient recovery time where or what we think we know about how long it takes to recover so this is under the what we think we know category and according to CDC recommendations for people who have been sick whether they have a confirmed diagnosis or they just have symptoms suggestive of covert nineteen they can stop isolating when they are fever free without any medication for seventy two hours and when it's been seven days since their first symptom now this is in the what we think we know category because this is really just kind of the best advice at the moment it may evolve as we learn more right and then for people who obviously are caring for loved ones but are wondering when it will be safe to be around them again if they are showing symptoms or even if they were diagnosed with over nineteen what's that answer so that's definitely in the what we don't know category because we don't know exactly when it is safe to be around someone who's been sick it's also unknown how much virus it actually takes to infect someone we know that about other viruses like the norovirus for example we don't know that about covert nineteen and we also don't know if just because you detect the virus let's say in someone's nose or throat if that makes them still contagious so we're hearing case reports about people who test positive after they've recovered but we don't know what the significance of that is at this time so still a lot that we don't know all right Dr Jen Ashton we turn now to A. B. C.'s kera Phillips is in Washington DC with all the latest headlines for us hi Amy wall a lot of developments for you right now we begin with the staggering new unemployment numbers a record six point six million people applied for benefits last week doubling the record high set just one week earlier this is the largest weekly claims ever documented and a gut wrenching signed that layoffs are.

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Coronavirus: US Now Has Third-Highest Number Of Cases In The World, Surpassing Spain

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

02:50 min | 1 year ago

Coronavirus: US Now Has Third-Highest Number Of Cases In The World, Surpassing Spain

"United States now has the third highest total of Kovic nineteen cases in the world just behind China and Italy. At least eleven states have stay at home orders in place in major cities with more than fifty million kids now home from school. There is some good news. Ninety eight thousand people have recovered worldwide. And with now is our. Abc's chief. Medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton Jen. What is the latest? Where are we? Now well amy. There was a lot that happened over the weekend especially around testing because if we look back a couple of weeks the big focus was on. Are there enough test for everyone. And that was the messaging that we kept hearing now that the tests have been rolled out we see a major bottleneck especially at hot spots areas like New York New York City the West Coast for people who are having symptoms and thinking that they wanna get a test now. There's two really important concepts here. There is absolutely the need for the swab testing for what we call point of care testing. Which would be a test that could come back within fifteen minutes or an hour just like a pregnancy test or an HIV tests. And then a push for something. We called serology testing which is a blood test to show us to this virus in the past. All of that is really really important to be able to paint the landscape of our understanding of. Just how common this corona virus is in the United States however the flip side is that if everyone who has even the most mild symptom tries to go get a test it is absolutely sucking down the valuable resources of PP's masks gowns etc as well as jeopardizing healthcare workers. Those are our most vulnerable an important resources right now. They're they're kind of in competition with each other. Because I wanted to ask you about that Jenny. Where are we on that personal protective equipment that we know so many healthcare providers need? What are we dealing with in terms of shortages? Well we're I can only tell you what I've heard from my friends and colleagues who are doctors and nurses here. In New York City Day are in critical condition. They are in some cases using rain. Ponchos garbage bags for gowns Obviously they their masks are in critically low supply on New York Presbyterian Hospital telling its employees. They get one mask. And that's it so we need to see those kind of flood. The the healthcare system in these hotspots immediately. But that's why we need to strike this delicate balance between testing a lot of people to know how common things are and not testing the very very mild people right now because we just don't have those resources

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FEMA chief: Medical supplies now being shipped to hospitals

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09:42 min | 1 year ago

FEMA chief: Medical supplies now being shipped to hospitals

"As we come on the air this morning alarming and sobering numbers from across the globe there are now more than three hundred thousand confirmed cases worldwide and more than thirteen thousand deaths from corona virus and in the US there are now over twenty six thousand cases and at least three hundred forty have died New York the city that never sleeps has gone quiet now the epicenter of this crisis with more than twelve thousand confirmed cases one of at least five states asking residents to stay at home those restrictions affecting more than twenty percent of the country's population amid growing economic uncertainty the Senate is expected to finalize a deal on economic release later today Senate and house leadership are set to meet to discuss that trillion dollar rescue bill all of this has visibly changed life in America barely any cars on those normally act Los Angeles freeways the Las Vegas Strip usually buzzing with life now desolate and in the nation's capital the cherry blossoms have bloomed a sure sign of spring but no one knows what these next months will bring over the next hour we're going to break it all down ahead of a crucial week in confronting this crisis from the emergency medical response to the economic fallout to the many ways this virus takes a toll on all of us Dr Jen Ashton will join you shortly with her take on what the latest numbers mean and how you can protect yourself but we begin this morning with FEMA director Peter Gaynor who is now in charge of the government's response effort good morning Mr gainer and I want to start right away with FEMA's mission which is to lead America to prepare for prevent respond to and recover from disasters so how did we get to this point where we have health care workers desperate for critical supplies it's a it's a great question mother and you know my role today is is about today it's about tomorrow it's about where we are in two weeks my job is to bring together a whole of government whole of nation to include our business partners to make sure that we can navigate our way out of this and that's what we're doing every day so when it comes to things like supplies a we are shipping supplies we shipped yesterday we ship today with our ship tomorrow I will try to meet every need in the nation but a word of caution the supplies that governors are looking for the same supplies that every other country in the world is looking for so this is not a global problem it's a national problem and again working hard every day here to meet those demands so we we know you're working hard the task force announced yesterday that six hundred million N. ninety five mask protect healthcare workers have now been ordered but no one on that task force of the president of the vice president now you could answer the question when will they be ready for use let me run you part of that exchange that began with her own travel what exactly can expect to receive these masks every single governor across the countries of the exact same thing so there's a balance but we're examining the entire supply chain to make sure that when we make masks start coming and they're they're they're out there now they're out there now so can you tell us this morning when those masks will be distributed and how many they have been distributed they've been distributed all over the past couple weeks the shipping today they'll ship tomorrow we find more and more mastership because we have developing great partnerships with the with the commercial sector out there through donations wrapping up production so again they have been shipping we are trying to focus those shipments on the most critical hot spots in the country places like New York City Washington state California that is our priorities but but will the healthcare systems there be overwhelmed before mass get there I know you've been shipping some mass but the six hundred million orders are very important and critical at this point will you get them in time before the health system is overwhelmed again they're they're shipping today they shipped yesterday shift tomorrow and I think what one of the things that when you say what you mean how many which masks the new mailbox I mean it is hundreds of thousands of millions of things that we're shipping off from the stockpile but I I can't give you details about what every single state what every single cities doing but what I'm telling you that we are shipping from our national stockpile which shipping from vendors a with shipping from donations if it is happening but the demand is great the the the the man from the governors is great the demand around the world is great and I I have the best experts here I have a two star general from the joint staff at logistics that that is helping me solve these problems plus many other from government we are in this a hundred percent how many masks were in the strategic stockpile you said you're shipping from the stockpile have all those masks been distributed and if not why not again that there are still a supplies in the stockpile we are shipping all those supplies to all the demands all the Assam all the governors every day we are we're prepared to go to zero in the stock fell to meet demand again this is a whole of government effort and if I get if I could just you know and this is your responsibility I know the the president Dr thought you talked about testing you know if you don't need a test if you don't have symptoms please don't get a test because the demand for PPE on unnecessary testing is is something that's working against us so all in it together all right every American has a role to play and we ask you if you need to get a test and you have symptoms go get it if you just want to test to make yourself feel better please don't do that I I just want one more time in this mask you say your shipping amount where they're needed first you've still got some in the stockpile I wonder why that stockpile hasn't been depleted have you seen the urgent pleas from health care workers what we have I I've talked to a governor's approaches mercy managers we've gotten updates to the task force I am well aware of the high demand for these items but but again so why haven't those been shipped to those urgent care facilities if you have those masks in the stockpile as you say you have and their ship why weren't they ship before which which are really goes back to my original crust questions how are we in such bad shape at this point in terms of supplies yes so again like I said in the beginning you know my focus is on today right filling all the demands that have been in the queue filling demands that we get today tomorrow and into the next month to make sure that we should find a connect the the supply with the demand and meet that need you said your agency hadn't been invited to join the White House task force until last week should FEMA's involvement have ramped up sooner and why didn't it well I you know I'm not to look back on well you know what should have been done what wasn't done and we can do that at a later time again my focus on as a leaf of coordinating of federal operations is on is on today we can look back at another date my my my eyes are focused today tomorrow the next day in order to beat this coronavirus the Russian post is reporting that the U. S. intelligence agencies were issuing ominous classified warnings beginning in January about the global danger of coronavirus all this while president trump and others were downplaying the threat the post says that according to an official Donald Trump may not have been expecting this but a lot of other people in the government were they just couldn't get him to do anything about it the system was blinking red the president says this report is inaccurate so did you know about those warnings and if not why not you know that when it comes to public health emergencies the R. HHS I has been the lead for that they can be kind of on that mission I I was not part of any of those discussions whether they're reported or for factual it is I wanna go back to your mission again is to lead American to prepare for you had no indication the worldwide threat assessment of twenty nineteen said we assess the United States in the world will remain vulnerable the next flu pandemic for large scale outbreak of a contagious disease that could lead to a massive rates of death and disability severely affect the world economy and strained international resources so is it really fair to say you had no warning about this really again you know the public health medical mission statutory lies with HHS my mission FEMA prior to this natural disasters and those catastrophic events that happen but now it's a different world now HHS and FEMA locked arm in arm plus many other agencies from around government to include a private partners and today I'm trying to focus on today and tomorrow and we want to be in a couple weeks that is my mission and and what do you think we'll see in a couple of weeks a big change what again I think every American has a role to play I think the fifteen days do what you do what

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

02:41 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"Answering them as our chief medical correspondent Dr Jen Ashton she's been appearing on the streaming channel ABC news live with Diane Macedo with questions coming from Facebook Twitter and Instagram literally thousands of questions have been coming in we picked a few starting with one about exactly one self quarantine is self Florentine is not a staycation self quarantine is done for a person who may have had an exposure to a known coronavirus and when you self quarantine the premise is that your positive that you actually have been infected that's why it has to be rigid it has to be by the book there has to be significant and aggressive distancing if you live in a home with other people you know it's not like you're having family meals it's not like you're all in the kitchen together it's not like you're sitting on the sofa together it's hard it's logistically hard it's psychologically hard but it is done to out of an abundance of caution assuming that a person who's been exposed will in fact become positive next question is if you do get the virus what exactly is the specific treatment no treatment right now it's supportive so we think that the vast majority of people will have mild or even possibly no symptoms so you would stay at home just like you would do if you would gotten a virus or a cold or flu six months ago when you had even heard of this he would stay at home you would rest you would take plenty of fluids if you edit fever or anybody else you would take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the smaller subset of people who would develop severe symptoms and what we call lower respiratory tract illness which would be bronchitis or pneumonia they're gonna need medical attention and it and in some cases hospitalization my fifteen year old is leaving for a field trip to a student convention with three thousand kids from all over the country how worried should I be they are flying and staying at a large hotel for four days this is a really hard question you know I'm a mom of two college students who have just had the remainder of their at Khademi cures canceled in person one of them is moving out of her college dorm room as we speak I think that different schools and different levels are figuring that out on their own in real time obviously a lot of large gatherings and schools are canceling or rescheduling which is unfortunate in some ways but I think it speaks to the uncertainty here that we don't know about the severity certainly when you have groups of large students large people carry in from all over the country in close prolonged contact that is a risk it's not a matter of of if but when and it's not a matter of where you are in the country it will be everywhere so I think that's an individual concern and only the person can decide for themselves their.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

05:07 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"O. dot I. N. T. is their website you can also turn to question and answer sessions that have been set up at places like here at ABC news featuring our friend Dr Jen Ashton hundreds and hundreds of questions coming into our corona virus command center now we're gonna start with Shea on Facebook who's asking how are people infected with corona virus being treated and what are the protocols right now other than stay home we really don't know at this point this is you know right now and that's the key the unknown not knowing part of it's freaking all of this out David Rowe Piqu studies risk he's written a book called how risky is it really why our fears don't always match the facts you spoken a lot this week about corona virus including to us David if you could give me your take if you want on what exactly is going on with all this when a risk is new it has uncertainty we don't know yet what we need to know to protect ourselves and that uncertainty makes us feel powerless like we don't have control over it kind of like driving a car down the street only your eyes are closed you don't have control over your own safety and that makes it feel scary so what we do is anything that gives us a sense of control like we buy all the bottled water and toilet paper Costco right or masks or say we're going to wash your hands and not she cans and all this sort of stuff which is generally good practice but in part it's because we're freaking out rather than it's actually just good practice I think terrorism is another one that you could think of you know after nine eleven and and over the the subsequent years if it's a natural human reaction so after nine online and then the anthrax letters we were all buying a lot of people were buying gas masks the same thing is these face masks now ninety million Americans bought the plastic and duct tape recommended in case there was a biological or chemical attack to seal off a room and many people said coming out of the store I know this looks stupid but at least it's something I can do to make myself feel safe it's taking control now here's the danger that when we think we've taken control we relax and in this case we need to be cautious we need to wash your hands we need to be aware of symptoms there's a real risk out there it's not like this is not a risk at all we just need to keep our reactions in perspective but those reactions need to include do precaution is it something that you can pass on to people this the sense of control let's say okay I've got what's going on right now and I and I'm scared about that but it's just as important for me to pass on information that is true for you as it is for me to wash my hands a tweet and a cough can be just as dangerous a cough can spread the germ and a tweet can spread the fear if we only sound the alarm everybody thinks the sky is falling and we over react now here's why that matters and here's why I tweet the cost can be the same constant worry is bad for our immune system it literally weakens our immune system we're in a fight or flight response to fight off the lion and we do have to worry about germs when the lioness attacking so we're in this for your state but the fear state turns down the immune system when you spread fear to your friends it's almost like spreading germs to them you wouldn't want people to do that to you we shouldn't do that to other people David Ropeik thank you very much really interesting stuff about hope it was helpful take care remember last week when we were talking about what a big deal super Tuesday would be chalk that one up in the you are correct column on Monday there were four still left in the race five with Tulsi Gabbard and by the end of the week there were just two three with Tulsi Gabbard Michael Bloomberg proved you still can't buy an election even when you spend half a billion dollars on your campaign when he dropped out he said he didn't have any regrets you know I've been doing this for a long time and every day gets better and I can tell you today sorry we didn't win but it's still the best day of my life in tomorrow's going to be even better and I Warren was a bit of a different story when she came in third in our own state of Massachusetts on Tuesday she knew there really wasn't a path to the nomination and so on Thursday in front of a lot of clicking cameras she also left the race one of the hardest part this is all this all those little girls we're going to have to wait for that's going to be hard it was a little hard to understand there at the beginning but what she said was almost inky promises and all those little girls who are going to have to wait four more years it's gonna be hard what a week it's been ABC news political director Rick Klein is here to help us sort it all out Rick we're gonna start off with what you wrote in the note to the political note that you guys put out.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

KTAR 92.3FM

03:44 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM

"O. dot I. N. T. is their website you can also turn to question and answer sessions that have been set up at places like here at ABC news featuring our friend Dr Jen Ashton hundreds and hundreds of questions coming into our corona virus command center now we're gonna start with Shea on Facebook who's asking how are people infected with corona virus being treated and what are the protocols right now other than stay home we really don't know at this point this is you know right and that's the key the unknown not knowing part of it's freaking all of this out David Rowe Piqu studies risk he's written a book called how risky is it really why our fears don't always match the facts you spoken a lot this week about corona virus including to us David if you could give me your take if you want on what exactly is going on with all this when a risk is new it has uncertainty we don't know yet what we need to know to protect ourselves and that uncertainty makes us feel powerless like we don't have control over it kind of like driving a car down the street only your eyes are closed you don't have control over your own safety and that makes it feel scary so what we do is anything that gives us a sense of control like we buy all the bottled water and toilet paper cosco right or masks or say we're going to wash your hands and not she cans and all this sort of stuff which is generally good practice but in part it's because we're freaking out rather than it's actually just good practice the I think terrorism is another one that you could think of you know after nine eleven and and over the the subsequent years if it's a natural human reaction so after nine one one and then the anthrax letters we were all buying a lot of people were buying gas masks the same thing is these face masks now ninety million Americans bought the plastic and duct tape recommended in case there was a biological or chemical attack to seal off a room and many people said coming out of the store I know this looks stupid but at least it's something I can do to make myself feel safe it's taking control now here's the danger that when we think we've taken control we relax and in this case we need to be cautious we need to wash your hands we need to be aware of symptoms there's a real risk out there it's not like this is not a risk at all we just need to keep our reactions in perspective but those reactions need to include do precaution is it something that you can pass on to people this the sense of control let's say okay I've got what's going on right now and I and I'm scared about that but it's just as important for me to pass on information that is true for you as it is for me to wash my hands a tweet and a cough can be just as dangerous cough can spread the germ and a tweet can spread the fear if we only sound the alarm everybody thinks the sky is falling and we over react now here's why that matters and here's why a tweet the cost can be the same constant worry is bad for our immune system it literally weakens our immune system we're in a fight or flight response to fight off the line and we'll have to worry about germs when the lioness attacking so we're in this for your state but the fear state turns down the immune system when you spread fear to your friends it's almost like spreading germs to them you wouldn't want people to do that to you we shouldn't do that to other people David Ropeik thank you very much really interesting stuff nope I hope it was helpful take care remember last week when we were talking about what a big deal super.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

News Radio 1190 KEX

03:46 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

"O. dot I. N. T. is their website you can also turn to question and answer sessions that have been set up at places like here at ABC news featuring our friend Dr Jen Ashton hundreds and hundreds of questions coming into our corona virus command center now we're gonna start with Shea on Facebook who's asking how are people infected with corona virus being treated and what are the protocols right now other than stay home we really don't know at this point this is you know right now and that's the key the unknown not knowing part of it's freaking all of this out David Rowe Piqu studies risk he's written a book called how risky is it really why our fears don't always match the facts is spoken a lot this week about corona virus including to us David if you could give me your take if you want on what exactly is going on with all this when a risk is new it has uncertainty we don't know yet what we need to know to protect ourselves and that uncertainty makes us feel powerless like we don't have control over it kind of like driving the car down the street only your eyes are closed you don't have control over your own safety and that makes it feel scary so what we do is anything that gives us a sense of control like we buy all the bottled water and toilet paper cosco right or masks or say we're going to wash your hands and not she cans and all this sort of stuff which is generally good practice but in part it's because we're freaking out rather than it's actually just good practice the I think terrorism is another one that you could think of you know after nine eleven and and over the the subsequent years it's a natural human reaction so after nine one one and then the anthrax letters we were all buying a lot of people were buying gas masks the same thing is these face masks now ninety million Americans bought the plastic and duct tape recommended in case there was a biological or chemical attack to seal off a room and many people said coming out of the store I know this looks stupid but at least it's something I can do to make myself feel safe it's taking control now here's the danger that when we think we've taken control we relax and in this case we need to be cautious we need to wash your hands we need to be aware of symptoms there's a real risk out there it's not like this is not a risk at all we just need to keep our reactions in perspective but those reactions need to include do precaution is it something that you can pass on to people this the sense of control let's say okay I've got what's going on right now and I and I'm scared about that but it's just as important for me to pass on information that is true for you as it is for me to wash my hands a tweet and a cough can be just as dangerous a cough can spread the germ and a tweet can spread the fear if we only sound the alarm everybody thinks the sky is falling and we over react now here's why that matters and here's why I tweet the cost can be the same constant worry is bad for our immune system it literally weakens our immune system we're in a fight or flight response to fight off the lion and we do have to worry about germs when the lioness attacking so we're in this for your state but the fear state turns down the immune system when you spread fear to your friends it's almost like spreading germs to them you wouldn't want people to do that to you we shouldn't do that to other people David Ropeik thank you very much really interesting stuff nope I hope it was helpful take care remember last week when we were talking about what a big deal super Tuesday.

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"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOMO

KOMO

03:36 min | 1 year ago

"dr jen ashton" Discussed on KOMO

"O. dot I. N. T. is their website you can also turn to question and answer sessions that have been set up at places like here at ABC news featuring our friend Dr Jen Ashton hundreds and hundreds of questions coming into our corona virus command center now we're gonna start with Shea on Facebook who's asking how are people infected with corona virus being treated and what are the protocols right now other than stay home we really don't know at this point this is you know right and that's the key the unknown not knowing part of it's freaking all of this out David Rowe peace studies risk he's written a book called how risky is it really why our fears don't always match the facts is spoken a lot this week about corona virus including to us if you could give me your take if you want on what exactly is going on with all this when a risk is new it has uncertainty we don't know yet what we need to know to protect ourselves and that uncertainty makes us feel powerless like we don't have control over it kind of like driving the car down the street only your eyes are closed you don't have control over your own safety and that makes me feel scary so what we do is anything that gives us a sense of control like we buy all the bottled water and toilet paper Costco right or masks or say we're going to wash your hands and not she cans and all this sort of stuff which is generally good practice but in part it's because we're freaking out rather than it's actually just good practice I think terrorism is another one that you could think of you know after nine eleven and and over the the subsequent years if it's a natural human reaction so after nine one one and then the anthrax letters we were all buying a lot of people were buying gas masks the same thing is these face masks now ninety million Americans bought the plastic and duct tape recommended in case there was a biological or chemical attack to seal off a room and many people said coming out of the store I know this looks stupid but at least it's something I can do to make myself feel safe it's taking control now here's the danger that when we think we've taken control we relax and in this case we need to be cautious we need to wash your hands we need to be aware of symptoms there's a real risk out there it's not like this is not a risk at all we just need to keep our reactions and perspective but those reactions need to include do precaution is it something that you can pass on to people this the sense of control let's say okay I've got what's going on right now and I and I'm scared about that but it's just as important for me to pass on information that is true to you as it is for me to wash my hands a tweet and a cough can be just as dangerous a cough can spread the germ and a tweet can spread the fear if we only sound the alarm everybody thinks the sky is falling and we over react now here's why that matters and here's why I tweet the cost can be the same constant worry is bad for our immune system it literally weakens our immune system we're in a fight or flight response to fight off the lion and we'd have to worry about germs when the lioness attacking so work in a severe state but the fear state turns down the immune system when you spread fear to your friends it's almost like spreading germs to them you wouldn't want people to do that to you we shouldn't do that to other people David Ropeik thank you very much really interesting stuff nope I hope it was helpful take care.

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Surgeons' group: Brazilian butt lift most dangerous surgery procedure

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02:55 min | 3 years ago

Surgeons' group: Brazilian butt lift most dangerous surgery procedure

"Of the mystery of the death and. What happens in the unraveling so I would say which one do you think? Would. Go. With. The. Center right perfect yeah okay go at the center and then if you need. To show. We're all done I, don't I, feel like I you know I've got the book the Halford and. Books. For, retired halfway shows. Yeah So One hundred fifty. OK so this morning I had to laugh at GM a had this urgent. Alert it was an exclusive story at like eight fifteen vowed, printing Brazilian. Butler let's roll the audio. Donnie thanks to celebs like Nicki Menaj and Kim Kardashian voluptuous booties are in the American society of plastic surgeons has a new and urgent warning about the large number of. Deaths they, say occurred during a procedure called the Brazilian Butlin according to the society as many as one in three thousand patients, die making this potentially more dangerous than any other cosmetic. Surgery you have an increase in number of doctors who are attempting to perform this. Procedure and, unfortunately a lot of these doctors are not board. Certified Brazilian Butlin is meant to make a rear more. Shapely it basically combines liposuction with fat grafting sucking fat from where you don't want it like the, thighs your stomach and injecting it where you, do but one performed. Improper Early. There's a, risk of a fatal fat embolism is some surgeons are injecting a little bit too deep there's some important veins that, bring blood from the lower aspect of the legs back. Into the heart until the lungs twenty nine year old West Virginia mom Heather meadows. Came to, Miami for Brazilian butt lift in two thousand sixteen. She never made it out of surgery jeeze same happened. To forty year old Kizzie London in two thousand seventeen also in Miami patients to, look for a, plastic surgeon who's board certified by the American, board of plastic surgery Okay okay that, was this Beverly Hills plastic board certified plastic surgeon and then. Here's Dr Jen Ashton which is ABC's medical expert Dr Jen Ashton is gonna join us to talk this is extremely serious I want to put. This into context or through this is the actual. Warning that came out this week from. Five international plastic surgery societies they title it an. Urgent warning we spoke to a. Plastic surgeon this week who said a warning like this is unprecedented they. Are considering even banning the procedure because the risk of intra operative debt this means death on the. Table so high and put to put that into context for you we heard in the piece one and three thousand there have been studies done for, elective, plastic surgical procedures that look it over a, million patients the risk of. Dying on the table is zero his. Procedure. Is more common more popular it's up ten percent in just the. Last year so this is a big.

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