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"dry cough" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Its 7 20, WGN 7 35 more common with you till 10. We're doing dream jobs in the first half hour. If you're just Clicking on In the text from somebody who wants to be a water slide tester. Probably the best summer job ever water slide testers travel around the world and ride on exhilaration, exhilarating shoots. Flumes and slides after that they raped the rides and the two biggest factors biggest splash and adrenaline factor. All expenses covered nothing better than a paid vacation travel around the world and test water slides. This is an overseas posting says it pays Roughly £20,000 a year, so they'd be like 30 K. Not bad, All right? Get back to some dream jumps, perhaps a little bit later, but Tim Carmen, who I'm not related to, he writes for The Washington Post, and he's been dealing with Cove it It started all the way back and November the 10th ease. Come out on the end of it here, Tim, But it was quite the journey. Was it not? Yeah, it was worse than I ever expected it to be. I mean, I was sort of You know, the worst case scenario for me is a food writer would be to lose my sense of taste and smell, which is comment. Right Condom common symptom for people who get Cove. It. I was spared that fate, fortunately, but ended up having a much worse one to lease to my mind. Yes. So I'm reading your piece here. It says you started coughing in earnest as you wrote it on November, the 10th with which was a Tuesday. Did you think instantly you had covert at that point him? You know, I didn't think instantly, but I was worried. Um, you know it was. It was a dry cough like you. You know, everyone's read about Uh, and it got worse as the day progressed. And you know, I took a little bit of medicine before he went to bed, You know, took some aspirin woke up and I just felt As bad as you're going to feel. I mean, I just felt like I've been hit by a truck. Um And I knew I knew pretty much the next morning that I had coded. I mean, I didn't know for sure, because I haven't been tested yet, but I didn't feel like moving. I mean, literally my my body weight felt like about two tons, and it took It took a lot of effort just to get out of bed and goat and get tested. But that's what my wife did basically got me out of bed. Pack me in the car, went to the emergency room and got tested. And yet what? Your fever was about 103 degrees at this point timbers that that that come later. No. You know, we had just bought a new thermometer because our old one was getting a little bit worn out. I tested it that morning, and it was 102.8. And you know that's not a number you want to see. I mean, it's not like danger critical zone, but I assume that I saw that number is like, Oh, man. That's not good. So I mean, I'm not living a perfect life over here, Tim, but I'm doing this. You know, I got my mask with me at all times, obviously, and I'm trying to be a safest possible and I'm reading how you wrote it. You know you you say I studiously tried to avoid it. I wore a mask everywhere. I went with the exception of two visits back in June. I didn't die and endorse. Your people are just joining us. Your food writer for the Washington Post. So this is what you do, But so you're eating outdoors. You? You said you tried to cover your face. If you walked into a retail store, you filed two more rules. Don't stay long. And don't enter of its credits. You were doing everything correct. You know, I woz and you know, we've everyone has learned so much more about. You know how this virus Is transmitted from person to person. And it's funny because I've been working on the story, actually, starting today, just about a recent study out of South Korea. That would seem that you can get If you're in a in a restaurant with poor ventilation and really this supplies to, basically I think any building but if you're if you're in a space with poor ventilation And with In this case, it was an air conditioner that was pushing air around at like 1 M per second. But if you've got a lot of there being pushed around, and no ventilation, you can get covert, according to a study in less than five minutes and you could be Up to 20 ft, away from a person. And it just starts to make more sense to me like that means and I could have got it. You know, going into a CVS store? I could have got it going into the whole foods here Ice to remember where I was waiting for taking over from a barbecue restaurant that took like 10 minutes And there was a guy unmasked drinking a beer. Could that have been the time? I mean, I don't know how I got it. But as I learned more about how you get it, it just starts to click like it's Seems to be a lot easier to get it. Then people seem to think. Well, that's the scariest part about this is I, as you just underlined. You don't know when you don't know where you're not exactly sure how The numbers right now. Of course, they're terrifying the US with its highest day of new cases, which was 217,664 this'll is these are yesterday's numbers. And the highest day of deaths. 2879. These are numbers from John Hopkins. Um, so it's Zsa trait terrifying here, and but there's no real Uh, advice that you have here, Tim, right? Because other than you might just want to stay at home and not go out. It all basically is what you're kind of where you got to write or where you're at. Well, you know, the thing is that we I like everyone else has have to live. I have to do my job. I have to put food on the table. Obviously, there are ways to put food on the table and get in. It supplies into your house via delivery or something like that. But I actually have to go out in the community and this past week I've been doing this again. Um, but I've had to, like, reexamine basically everything. Um, I bought a new mask. One that fits. I think I think tighter to my face and my old one that could have been a problem. Um, I am making really sure that when I get take out Yeah. I'd spend no more than like a minute walking in and walking out. And if I have to spend more time than that, I'm just not getting it. I mean, there's just I think the dangerous right now, as you know, the People are moved indoors and this thing is really starting to spread and I was just talking with scientists today..
"dry cough" Discussed on News Talk 1130 WISN
"I heard that dry cough. Are you sure you're okay? Yeah, I've just been. Ah. Just been talking so much on the phone today. Maybe I don't know. I ain't no cop. No, I'm perfectly healthy. And anyway, I'm home. I'm just home with my wife today. So alright. Okay, Bill, we're going to trust you on this. So let's let's talk about the numbers because you you till you simply Cannot divine any really information from the numbers that VHS is putting out, particularly if they're putting out the numbers daily, which we have. You know the news organizations. I'm using the word loosely. Pumping out in scare headlines. Record number of Corona Virus Positives Well, that's not true. What we've got is increased testing your analysis shows as we increased testing so more people getting tests. And we have not yet We're not counting the negative numbers in the increased positivity rate for Wisconsin. So of you if you are somebody who has got more than one Corona virus test because you've been in different situations where you might have been exposed. And you're testing negative each time. You don't count. But if you test positive, you're gonna count and that is artificially increasing the rate of positivity. When you actually look at the overall rate, it's it's dramatically lower. In fact, it's just plain low. Yet. So D H has been watching their data collection various Ah, lot of fun throughout this cross throughout out this year. Three of the biggest ones were in July. There was a backlog of negative results in the counties and that those 100 of those were thousands of negative results that were backlog. They kind of put off and eventually just dumped into this system. So It throws everything off for a while, September The divers, do we? I identified a flaw in how they were calculating positivity in the state with you were just describing where it was. They weren't counting test results. They were just counting the first test results that came back for each person. So it was very, very convoluted. They still calculate the positivity that way. They've also started showing an alternative. Positivity Formula One drivers recommended they do so you can see the difference between their flawed formula, which on Friday was at 26% positivity verses the correct way to calculate The positivity, which was that And 10% on Friday. But doesn't this past weekend We had a date a blackout. From VHS. They said they were taking everything. They weren't updating anything for Saturday or Sunday because they're going to make corrections than do updates and all that. They came back on Monday and There were 120,000 new results. Test results that were all suddenly on the dashboard. Now to give you an idea of what 120,000 new results over three days is in comparison comparison. Over the previous seven days, there were just over 90,000 results, So suddenly we went from having about 15,000 results today to 40,000 results over the weekend. And war started. We started to learn how That was because they were sitting on over 100,000 negative testers. Also, they had unplugged and they just dumped it in over the weekend, presumably hoping that nobody would notice. But it's really for an organisation like Nick Iver work. We track all of these changes every day, so you can't just dump in 100 20,000 results and we are going to see it. Go. If you were to, like, calculate all the positivity the way that th has been doing it a flawed way Friday was about 26% positivity. It dropped down to 9% on 30 and Sunday. And now it's back off today to 33% because now they're dumping in a backlog of positive, they say, so the numbers are you can't Here's why you cannot trust them. So the idea that one out of three people who are going in for a corona virus tests are coming back with a positive test result is absurd. That is absurd. They're not counting the negatives. They're supposed to be counting their not counting the negatives. So here's this's easiest way to explain it. Let's say I got to go in five times for a covert test five times the first time I was exposed to somebody in hall at home. Second time. I'm exposed to somebody at work. Third time. I'm at an event where, you know you know what I'm saying. Each time you go in negative, negative, negative, negative. Last time positive the on ly to test results that count. For you are going to be your first negative and your first positive. That's it. So they're all of the time he went in. And you thought you were exposed to Corona virus. And you, weren't you? Your negative test result doesn't count. But any time you get a positive, you're positive test result will always count. Even in it. You go ahead. I'm just saying that that's why we get these insane. Positive erase from the state were like 33% like that's crazy, calculated using the MC Iver method. It's more like 10 per cent. But get this knot and that's also on their Web site. You can see that number. You could see how they using the correct method that you have the rate of less than half the rate of the state is claiming. You also, if you're picking a mind that they have a habit of sitting on hundreds of thousands of negative test results on the blood into the system would probably have been a lot longer than that. Exactly. Well, what we look at from you know, national results is that it looks like in terms of population exposure about 2%. Of people state state to state to state Now maybe Wisconsin's got a little bit more than that. Maybe Wisconsin's got a little bit less than that. We are less dense, so it is likely that we're pretty average. So this idea that 33% 26% 10% or even 4.9%. That is that does not represent the number of people in the state of Wisconsin exposed to Corona virus. That just simply doesn't that number because we don't even know how that number is calculated cause we don't know what's missing in the data because D HS refuses to be transparent. I'm not surprised. Bill the director of Communicable Diseases Bureau has a masters degree in art education. This really isn't her thing. You know, DHHS, acting secretary. Oh, Andrea Palm. She's got a masters of social works of this Not really her thing, either. So I'm thinking they're kind of, you know, throwing stuff against the wall to see what happens. So let's look instead, Bill at the death rate in Wisconsin because all of this about positive this or negative this That is, This is noise. It's distraction. What we're never seeing is any reporting on the death rate until you did the graph on the death rate beginning at the start of the Koven pandemic till now, What did you find? Yes. I mean, that was an interesting exercise this morning checking, you know, comparing how many deaths have been compared to the number of cases at the time we found at the death rate barely wind up on so about April 21st was 5.2%. If you had cold bid on April 21st You had a 5.2% chance of dying from it, well, bad hat that has consistently dropped No matter what policies the state has thrown out there were dark. It is it is. Really declined. So today where it is currently at about 0.9% that 0.9% death rate off Corbett 19 based on cases by the way, which is not based on infections. We don't know what the actual number of infections is in Wisconsin. But based on cases the case so infection fatality rate is more accurate. We just don't know what the infection Montana from mortality rate is because nobody here in Wisconsin wants to bother to try to do a complicated calculation like that. So we use cases right Case fatality rate today is 0.9%. And yet we have scare headlines, saying more people are dying of cove. It'd more people are, you know, in critical need of critical care of Cove it We don't find evidence to back up any of those assertions. And yet those are the claims being made by the administration. You and Vicky building on that one. When I was with you just completely botched the data collection for the sale of Scott's right now find this morning on the CDC is what kind of what facts there. They've got out there for Wisconsin..
Wildfire smoke brings haze, vivid sunsets to East Coast
"And and smoke smoke from from the the West West Coast Coast wildfires wildfires has has drifted drifted all all the the way way to to the the East East Coast. Coast. ABC ABC is is Kaylee Kaylee Hartung Hartung reports. reports. Satellite Satellite images images show show the the massive massive smoke smoke clouds clouds from from the the record record breaking breaking wildfires wildfires spreading spreading all all the the way way to to New New York. York. Portland, Oregon is ground zero with the worst air quality of any major city in the world. The state handing out 250,000 in 95 masks. We're seeing a lot more people with productive cough. Dry cough, shortness of breath. A lot of those symptoms sounding like they overlap with Kogan 19. It's difficult to tell at first who has has Kogan Kogan 19 19 and and who who has has an an irritant irritant from from the the pollution. pollution. We're We're leaving leaving Thiss Thiss danger, danger, the the result result of of more more than than 70 70 fires fires raging raging in in 10 10 states. states. Destroying Destroying thousands thousands of of structures, structures, killing killing at at least least 27 27 people. people. In In the the last last week, week, Stories Stories of of tragedy tragedy Emerging Emerging 16 16 year year old old Josiah Josiah Williams Williams of of Barry Creek, California, died as he attempted to flee the fire quickly engulfing his hometown. His brother. Tried to get back up in there, Tio get him. His dad tried to get back up that narrow get him. It's not anybody's fault. These things happen, and it's horrible, Horrible, Millicent catamarans. It died in the same fire, her family devastated and grappling with agonizing uncertainty. Her sister Susan, one of dozens still missing in the West. A family waiting too long before trying to evacuate. What they didn't know is that there is a wall of flame moving at them and over 1000 yards an hour. They don't think they understood that the smoke is stagnant in the air, and there's no relief expected for a few more days. All this While there is the possibility again of high fire danger this
Nurses, doctors feel strain as virus races through Arizona
"Well, it's a well known now nurses and doctors and everybody's feeling the strain as Thie Corona virus races through the state of Arizona. We got crowded hospitals, exhausted nurses, bodies piling up in morgues. It was a faraway concept when we started hearing about that, in New York and northern Italy and other distant places, will now after three months of anxiously waiting and preparing Arizona nurses and doctors are on the front lines of the Corona virus. As it rips through the state, making it Right here where we're at one of the world's hot spots. That's not a good distinction, either. And so we've asked A researcher physician author to Join US. Dr Cast I groom is joining us. He is a nutritional physician author of 24 books on health and wellness. Some of the titles include respiratory Solution, Natural Cures to Killer Germs, How to Eat Right and Live Longer. The cure is in the covered just to name a few. And I'm excited to have you back on the program today because we've got some exciting news about a study that he was involved in. That just came out that is showing some very important promise. And with that, let us welcome back to the program. Dr. CASS, I groom. Welcome to the program again. Hi. Great timing, I guess for the state and for all your Your loving and desirous listeners We've can We have some breaking news for them and let's get right into that. The's the wild spice oil therapy preventing Cova 19 case transmission in 50 healthcare words phenomenal. Take it from there. Well, we have Dunn the study before on active cases of covert, But this was the concern was the physical therapists and the nurses who did not get it and did not want to get it, but yet are on the front line in Chicago. So what we did Wass We did some novelty things. We've recommended the Sinus oregano spray, which is clothed but oil, regular oil Bailey oil, and I think sage oil It's in a sailing base, but they would inject that directly up each nostril several times a day, You know, because they've got all the P P E on by the way on the shields as well. Right, But you can't. You can't viruses. They're so small or whatever these passages have been a bacteria easily. It could slip through the cracks, you know? And they also used another novelty, which was a wild oregano Bailey spray, which is extremely virus idol, extremely bacteria, Seidel and that is my saliva spray that they would, they would missed over there pp. Either math or plexiglass shield their chest. And they would inhale that also buy and the second thing they did with it. If they got a scratchy throat or a dry cough, which are passed eggnog Mang of Na ge Catholic magmatic of this disease, they would spray the back of their throat multiple times. So they're getting direct contact in the mice allies form that's direct absorption through the membranes, and there's no way these passages could survive. With those kinds of spices. An immediate immediate absorption through the milk goes up. Uh, so I'm not taking any chances at all with these practitioner with these health, health care workers. The third thing they did was there was there's a novel supplement with oregano, cumin on DH, sage and cinnamon oils, and that's called a rigorous You and I are fans of that They actually took that product by mouth. Twice a day. Most of them. But the biggest thing was the Sinus spray and the use of Ah sterilizing missed. Kind of opposite of what we do. We take our things. We take our vitamins C. We take our regular They did it differently. 50 health care workers did not get sick, and some of them were Permanently exposed to covert 19 and tested negative because of this protective gear. We gave them right. And you know that some of the thing I've been reading about, you know, just even with the protective gear. Weatherby. The mask shield. Whatever. Just being around somebody is somebody talking to you. You can get into your system pretty quickly. 100 model you know, 100 different Viruses. And then, of course, a cough. Even Maura, I think it goes up to 500 then up over 1000 of somebody sneezes in that same area. The amount of viral load is just exponential at that point in time, and course the health care workers have the greatest exposure, as you well know is everybody recognizes the greatest exposure because they're around sick people all day every day and are in the trenches trying to help people out. We need to do something to protect them and at the same time This is a beautiful thing learning about it. We can protect the general
Coronavirus symptom checker app predicts infections with nearly 80% accuracy
"There there is something very promising that is working very well in tests here in the United States and also in Great Britain there is an app that is fascinating because it allows scientists to track coronavirus faster than public health authorities can do so and it is so simple it's amazing I've been using this app there is extensive write up in the journal nature medicine which is an offshoot I guess of nature anyway in this app Falam vet it was able to predict whether somebody was going to develop coronavirus with eighty percent accuracy it's unreal how successful it's been they've also been able to figure out who is the likeliest individual to what are the likeliest symptoms an individual will have leading end to having coronavirus yeah we've heard over the minds about the dry cough and all that that didn't even make the top things that they found that people self report they've had who later turned out to have it and didn't number one predictor loss of taste and smell by far followed by extreme fatigue and extreme muscle pain this app is all self reported stuff I mean you don't have to do it at all it's something you can do and it's something that I have been thrilled to use my wife has downloaded as well and go to the apple store or the Google play store and download the covert symptoms study that's believe it or not the name of the
Governor says Colorado now has capacity to test anyone with coronavirus symptoms
"Anyone with symptoms of covered nineteen can get tested in Colorado governor opposes that was a goal that has now come to fruition you really should get tested if you have a fever dry cough shortness of breath those are the main in terms of losses loss of taste or smell those are the main symptoms the receding covet nineteen patients the governor held a news conference today at stride rite testing center in wheat ridge he says testing is key to isolating
"dry cough" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Focus on providing essential health services include nineteen services to all people in Yemen we asked the doctor in Yemen to record his thoughts about covert nineteen during his overnight shift in an emergency room my name is another drive he I am a medical doctor I will okay in the E. R. departments and southern hospital in Aden the time is twelve fifty eight and I don and APOST codes with me since most of them complain of fever dry cough some of them have the difficulty of breathing says they plan to make a focal point nineteen there are two other epidemics and I've done a one off think of even the other is you can go now most of the people who are suffering from a fever these days under the lack of test kits we can determine who has covered nineteen and the rise in because the doctors nurses everybody they don't have enough protection for themselves against the virus mostly I don't feel secure that's because the people that cannabis is thinking that someone is not coming to Yemen one of the reasons of that is that we're not testing for the virus as long as they're lacking dentist kids will never know the actual number of the victims people bringing home the virus that is my major fear specially that we live in an apartment with my father who has a history of heart disease but what can we do for protection the masks the eye glasses the full uniform I mean I keep since I was in my hands every five minutes give the same distance for a wide examining the patients but it's a hundred percent protection is not guaranteed Dr not I'll do Rafi an ER doctor at all cyber hospital in the Yemeni city of Aiden a spokesperson for the World Health Organization said today that eight hundred three tests have been conducted across Yemen a country with a population of nearly thirty million coming up and getting on an airplane doesn't seem like the best idea right now tight spaces with loads of people breathing on each other as we stay grounded the airline industry takes a nose dive so what can it do it's going to have to make the bottom line work and it's going to have to make passengers feel comfortable and safe that's next here on the world support for the world comes from head water makers of freedom to use water with no sweeteners for calories his twenty five flavors include blackberry lemon and.
"dry cough" Discussed on All's Fair with Laura Wasser
"And the person who is the spender is like well. It's not just me. It's the kids I'm in charge of the household. I have to pay all the people that work in our house that I hire I mean. What's your stance? Generally speaking, carry on credit cards. How many credit cards should a person have? On every department and every different airline, or just have to, or like less is more I think it simplifies things I think. I like mileage mileage points. So why would you want them? Spread all over I. Like American Express. I like some kind of visa whether you like to fly, American, are you like? Everybody is a little different whenever they want. I don't think you need so many. I think when you have a lot. My clients have a lot are my overspend. Yeah, because he like Oh this bill was only three grand in this bill was only six this boat. It looks so much better. Little right I one big punch guy think they feel it more and first of all. If you lose your wallet, it's a nightmare for your credit scores a lot of times. People don't realize that. Yeah, it looks like you have a lot of available. Credit can lower your credit score. Even though you don't use it right the way the banks as well. She is available credit of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, combined or two hundred. Whatever the number is between all these cards, yeah! Oh you're not using. Here's a social distancing tip putting distance between yourself and others is critical to slowing the spread of Corona virus, so here are ways to stay in contact without the physical contact part. Call. Send text set up a video conference post on social media. Dedicate a song on the radio. If you have symptoms of fever, dry cough and shortness of breath, call your healthcare provider before going to their office for more Info Visit Corona Virus Dot Gov. let's all our.
Hi-tech scans get under skin of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'
"The people's researchers Democratic concerns at the Party Moritz about continues house money museum and to the coalesce cost in of the healthcare Hague behind where the the presidential painting could complicate is displayed candidacy states confirmed efforts of Joe that to the Biden reopen girl has their eyelashes economies Tuesday afternoon and tested and revealed the trace former that cases she vice was painted of president the corona in front picked virus of a green up the curtain endorsement a new survey that has of faded twenty finds sixteen from one view in ten democratic adults infrared presidential they cost imaging nominee could keep shows them he Hillary from began seeking Clinton composing help Joe if the Biden work they thought in has shades they were been infected preparing of brown with the and corona black for virus and work from the the green new Gallup background this west moment towards health his healthcare the entire foreground costs life analysis survey flight of found meant microscopic Clinton that ninety spoke percent paint of jointly adults samples would on avoid a found virtual seeking the pigments treatment town for mere hall because used of concerns included thank about the white cost you we led of care are in the fourteen airing percent and the would red avoid was seeking made from treatment bugs for that live fever in cactus and dry cough plants in Mexico for the same reason project health leader advocates Abby vanderveer say with so says many it's reluctant surprising to seek how much care older it marine could create Vermeer a blind used spot in the girl's for governors head scarf and public this health blue officials pigment the was survey more valuable found members than of gold minority in the seventeenth groups century young people the test those didn't with answer less a than key a college question degree about and the sixteen those making sixty less than five forty painting thousand who dollars was a year the girl in we're the pearl more earring likely to and say did they she would ever avoid exist treatment for economic I'm reasons Jennifer king Jennifer king Washington
Poll: Cost makes nearly 1 in 10 leery of seeking COVID care
"The people's Democratic concerns Party about continues money and to the coalesce cost of healthcare behind the presidential could complicate candidacy states efforts of Joe to Biden reopen their economies Tuesday afternoon and tested the trace former cases vice of president the corona picked virus up the endorsement a new survey of twenty finds sixteen one in ten democratic adults presidential they cost nominee could keep them Hillary from seeking Clinton help Joe if Biden they thought has they were been infected preparing with the corona for virus the new Gallup this west moment health his healthcare entire costs life survey flight found meant Clinton that ninety spoke percent of jointly adults would on avoid a virtual seeking treatment town hall because of concerns thank about the cost you we of care are fourteen percent would avoid seeking treatment for fever and dry cough for the same reason health advocates say with so many reluctant to seek care it could create a blind spot for governors and public health officials the survey found members of minority groups young people those with less than a college degree and those making less than forty thousand dollars a year we're more likely to say they would avoid treatment for economic reasons Jennifer king Washington
"dry cough" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Basically symptoms for people who get Calvin nineteen are a dry cough and a fever there sometimes also shortness of breath that's the third one that's fairly common and that's pretty consistent those are also symptoms that we tend to find in other diseases so it makes a little tricky to self diagnose it turns out you might have the common flu for example and not cove in nineteen so you can't necessarily be certain you've got one thing versus another when the symptoms are so similar to each other nineteen is a pretty contagious disease and it is most easily transferred when someone with covered nineteen is already really sick that's largely because the sick person tends to cough and as they do so they propel respiratory droplets into the environment and the viruses inside those droplets that being said as a record this we're still learning about this particular virus doctors estimate that the information period the length of time between when a person is infected by the virus and when they actually start to exhibit symptoms of covered nineteen can be anywhere between one to fourteen days although most estimates focus on around five days so it's possible that someone can be a carrier for the virus but not yet exhibit symptoms for a couple of days people in close proximity or those who come into contact with surfaces that get those droplets on them are in danger of catching this disease this is why you hear so much about washing your hands and using hand sanitizer and not standing or sitting too close to people in general as well Wells why you're told not to touch your face in another transferred this virus to say your mouth or your eyes or your nose people tend to get infected after they touch surfaces that have these droplets on them and then they end up transferring that to their face more often than not so touching the face because the buyers the opportunity to infect a new person and that just means that the virus can continue to perpetuate itself that being said if someone is sick having to wear a mask can help them keep from spreading those respiratory droplets to service around them so masks are really great for people who are already sick but they have a limited usefulness for people who are not infected if you are healthy wearing a mask does not guarantee that you'll stay healthy it doesn't limit your exposure to the things that can cause the covert nineteen disease it might discourage you from touching your face which is a big part of it there's a may help in that way indirectly the mask itself isn't really providing super protection for you they may just discourage you from doing things that could easily cause you to transfer the virus to your face but it might also provide a bit of psychological comfort and while it may not serve any real shield purpose for keeping you well psychological comfort can go a long way to I know a lot of us are feeling a lot of anxiety and we're seeking out comfort wherever we can get it as long as we're doing in a way that is not increasing our odds of getting sick I'm generally in favor of that if it does increase your odds of getting sick not only are you not really helping yourself you're putting yourself more at risk so the.
"dry cough" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"Basically the nineteen are a dry cough and a fever there sometimes also shortness of breath that's the third one is fairly common the consistent those are also symptoms that we tend to find in other diseases so it makes a little tricky to self diagnose it turns out you might have the common flu for example and not cove in nineteen so you can't necessarily be certain you've got one thing versus another when the symptoms are so similar to each other nineteen is a pretty contagious disease and it is most easily transferred when someone with covert nineteen is already really sick that's largely because the sick person tends to cough and as they do so they propel respiratory droplets into the environment and the viruses inside those droplets that being said as a record this we're still learning about this particular virus doctors estimate that the information period the length of time between when a person is infected by the virus and when they actually start to exhibit symptoms of covert nineteen can be anywhere between one to fourteen days although most estimates focus on around five days so it's possible that someone can be a carrier for the virus but not yet exhibit symptoms for a couple of days people in close proximity or those who come into contact with surfaces that get those droplets on them are in danger of catching this disease this is why you hear so much about washing your hands and using hand sanitizer and not standing or sitting too close to people in general as well Wells why you're told not to touch your facing on to transferred this virus to say your mouth or your eyes or your nose people tend to get infected after they touch surfaces that have these droplets on them and then they end up transferring that to their face more often than not so touching the face because the buyers the opportunity to infect a new person and that just means that the virus can continue to perpetuate itself that being said if someone is sick having them wear a mask can help them keep from spreading those respiratory droplets just service around them so masks are really great for people who are already sick but they have a limited usefulness for people who are not infected if you are healthy wearing a mask does not guarantee that you'll stay healthy it doesn't limit your exposure to the things that can cause the cover nineteen disease it might discourage you from touching your face which is a big part of it there's a may help in that way indirectly the mask itself isn't really providing super protection for you they may just discourage you from doing things that could easily cause you to transfer the virus to your face but it might also provide a bit of psychological comfort and while it may not serve any real shield purpose for keeping you well thank all honorable comfort can go a long way to I know a lot of us are feeling a lot of anxiety and we're seeking out comfort wherever we can get it as long as we're doing it in a way that is not increasing our odds of getting sick I'm generally in favor of that if it does increase your odds of getting sick not only are you not really helping yourself you're putting yourself more at risk so the disease spreads quickly but then held deadly is it well it's a respiratory illness and it is more dangerous for the elderly and for those with respiratory problems or for those who have compromised immune systems if you are younger and generally healthy catching code nineteen would likely be unpleasant but potentially you could treat it through self care at home essentially staying home staying hydrated and waiting for the disease to run its course for your immune system to fight off the virus but ideally a medical professional would make the determination that you actually have the disease that you have a testing kit of some sort and that they're able to determine whether or not you have it I don't recommend people just decide that they should do any sort of self care routine on their own without consulting a doctor or nurse or saying L. it's probably not a cove in nineteen I should be fine getting tested is the most important part and that's something that the United States as I'm recording this is currently trying to get a handle on we were woefully unprepared despite the fact that we had a little bit of a heads up in this virus as it was breaking out now that being said the world health organisation currently estimates the mortality rate for covert nineteen to be three point four percent that means three point four percent of the people who have been diagnosed with COPD in nineteen have subsequently died by comparison the seasonal flu typically has a mortality rate of around one percent so that tells you that covert nineteen based upon this estimate from the World Health Organization is much more deadly but that estimate doesn't necessarily reflect reality because we don't actually know how many cases of the disease there really are out in the world and without knowing that you can't really draw a conclusion about how deadly it is because if the disease is far more widespread than we thought and the numbers of those who died are still deal with what we believe them to be now thank you means the mortality rate is lower right because more people have the disease but fewer people have died from it so we can't really make a definitive conclusion no more than eighty percent of those who have passed away from this disease were sixty years or older and more than seventy five percent of those who passed away had other health conditions like heart disease that likely played a part as well so it is a very serious disease but it tends to be deadly for people who are older or who have these underlying health conditions that can also play a role in as the likely heard this particular virus was first discovered in Wuhan China in December twenty nineteen doctors in Wuhan China noticed an increase in the number of patients who were seeking treatment for respiratory ailment that was similar to pneumonia at the very end of twenty nineteen then the Chinese government confirm those reports on December thirty first two thousand nineteen a few days later Chinese scientists announced they had identified a previously unknown virus as the cause of the disease and that they believe the outbreak originated at a fish and poultry market in Wuhan the Chinese media first reported on a death caused by this disease on January eleventh twenty twenty this was right around a really large holiday in China in which lots of people travel and that gave the virus a ton of opportunity to spread to new hosts in the process and I'll talk about the hell this virus spreads further in a bit by January twentieth twenty twenty we started thinking firm cases of cove in nineteen outside of China the first places to report their own cases where South Korea Japan and Thailand on January twenty first twenty twenty doctors diagnosed a man in Washington state in the United States as having cove in nineteen the man had recently returned from Wuhan China on January twenty third twenty twenty the Chinese government began to take some pretty extreme measures in an effort to contain the spread of the corona virus the government shut down all traffic going in and out of Wuhan and suspended all mass transportation within the region the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern on January thirtieth twenty twenty as reports of the spread of the virus we're on the rise a couple days later on February second twenty twenty a forty four year old man in the Philippines the died after being infected by the corona virus becoming the first person outside of China to die after being infected one story they got a lot of press understandably so focused on the diamond princess cruise ship which was returning to Japan after a two week trip in Southeast Asia the Japanese government required the passengers of which there were more than thirty six hundred to go into quarantine a week later the number of people who tested positive for covert nineteen on that ship we're in the number of two hundred eighteen people that made the diamond princess the largest site of infection outside of China itself kind of incredible to think that the two leading places where people were sick with covert nineteen were China and this cruise ship on February tenth twenty twenty the number of deaths in China due to cove in nineteen surpassed the number of people who had died in the two thousand two and two thousand three sars epidemic the country had more than forty thousand confirmed cases of infection by that point on February seventeenth twenty twenty the Chinese government announced that the probable source of the virus outbreak came from the pernicious habit of eating wild life that's a quote from Chinese media the initial outbreak all seem to stem from that fish and poultry market and will on a very twenty first Iran announced that there there were two confirmed cases of people of color in nineteen in that country later that same day the government announced that those two patients had passed away and the outbreak in Iran would later become one of the worst that we've seen outside of China another place that had a really severe outbreak and continues to be dealing with that is Italy in mid February the only had five confirmed cases but by February twenty third the number had grown to one hundred fifty so it was going super fast super early by the end of February cases in Europe or spiking as people were traveling from areas of infection back home spreading the virus as they did so I'm very twenty ninth the US media reported on the first death in America following infection and the global number of cases had reached around eighty seven thousand the virus continues to.
"dry cough" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA
"Basically symptoms for people who get cove in nineteen are a dry cough and a fever there sometimes also shortness of breath that's the third one that's fairly common and that's pretty consistent those are also symptoms that we tend to find in other diseases so it makes a little tricky to self diagnose it turns out you might have the common flu for example and not cove in nineteen so you can't necessarily be certain you've got one thing versus another when the symptoms are so similar to each other cove in nineteen is a pretty contagious disease and it is most easily transferred when someone with cover nineteen is already really sick that's largely because the sick person tends to cough and as they do so they propel respiratory droplets into the environment and the viruses inside those droplets that being said as I record this we're still learning about this particular virus doctors estimate that the exhumation period the length of time between when a person is infected by the virus and when they actually start to exhibit symptoms of covered nineteen can be anywhere between one to fourteen days although most estimates focus on around five days so it's possible that someone can be a carrier for the virus but not yet exhibit symptoms for a couple of days people in close proximity or those who come into contact with surfaces that get those droplets on them are in danger of catching this disease this is why you hear so much about washing your hands and using hand sanitizer and not standing or sitting too close to people in general as well Wells why you're told not to touch your face the Yantar transferred this virus to say your mouth or your eyes or your nose people tend to get infected after they touch surfaces that have these droplets on them and then they they end up transferring that to their face more often than not so touching the face because the buyers the opportunity to infect a new person and that just means that the virus can continue to perpetuate itself that being said if someone is sick having them wear a mask can help them keep from spreading those respiratory droplets to service around them so masks are really great for people who are already sick but they have a limited usefulness for people who are not infected if you are healthy wearing a mask does not guarantee that you'll stay healthy it doesn't limit your exposure to the things that can cause the covered nineteen disease they might discourage you from touching your face which is a big part of it there's a may help in that way indirectly the mask itself isn't really providing super protection for you they may just discourage you from doing things that could easily cause you to transfer the virus to your face but it might also provide a bit of psychological comfort and while it may not serve any real shield purpose for keeping you well psychological comfort can go a long way to I know a lot of us are feeling a lot of anxiety and we're seeking out comfort wherever we can get it as long as we're doing in a way that is not increasing our odds of getting sick I'm generally in favor of that if it does increase your odds of getting sick not only are you not really helping yourself you're putting yourself more at risk so the disease spreads quickly but then how deadly is that well it's a respiratory illness and it's more dangerous for the elderly and for those with respiratory problems or for those who have compromised immune systems if you are younger and generally healthy catching code nineteen would likely be unpleasant but potentially you could treat it through self care at home essentially staying home staying hydrated and waiting for the disease to run its course for your immune system to fight off the virus but ideally a medical professional would make the determination that you actually have the disease that you have a testing kit of some sort and that they're able to determine whether or not you have it I don't recommend people just decide that they should do any sort of self care routine on their own without consulting a doctor or nurse or saying oh it's probably not the echo of it nineteen I should be fine getting tested is the most important part and that's something that the United States as I'm recording this is currently trying to get a handle on we were woefully unprepared despite the fact that we had a little bit of a heads up in this virus as it was breaking out now that being said the world health organisation currently estimates the mortality rate for cove in nineteen to be three point four percent that means three point four percent of the people who have been diagnosed with covered nineteen have subsequently died by comparison the seasonal flu typically has a mortality rate of around one percent so that tells you that covert nineteen based upon this estimate from the World Health Organization is much more deadly but that estimate doesn't necessarily reflect reality because we don't actually know how many cases of the disease there really are out in the world and without knowing that you can't really draw a conclusion about how deadly it is because if the disease is far more widespread than we thought and the numbers of those who died are still deal with what we believe them to be now actually means the mortality rate is lower right because more people have the disease but fewer people have died from it so we can't really make a definitive conclusion no more than eighty percent of those who have passed away from this disease were sixty years or older and more than seventy five percent of those who have passed away had other health conditions like heart disease that likely played a part as well so it is a very serious disease but it tends to be deadly for people who are older or who have these underlying health conditions they can also play a role in as you likely heard this particular virus was first discovered in Wuhan China in December twenty nineteen doctors in Wuhan China noticed an increase in the number of patients who were seeking treatment for respiratory ailment that was similar to pneumonia at the very end of twenty nineteen then the Chinese government confirmed those reports on December thirty first two thousand nineteen a few days later Chinese scientists announced they had identified a previously unknown virus as the cause of the disease and that they believe the outbreak originated at a fish and poultry market in Wuhan the Chinese media first reported on a death caused by this disease on January eleventh twenty twenty this was right around a really large holiday in China and which lots of people travel and that gave the virus a ton of opportunity to spread to new hosts in the process and I'll talk about the hell this virus spreads further in a bit by January twentieth twenty twenty we started seeing confirmed cases of covert nineteen outside of China the first places to report their own cases where South Korea Japan and Thailand on January twenty first twenty twenty doctors diagnosed a man in Washington state in the United States as having cove in nineteen the man had recently returned from Wuhan China on January twenty third twenty twenty the Chinese government began to take some pretty extreme measures in an effort to contain the spread of the corona virus the government shut down all traffic going in and out of Wuhan and suspended all mass transportation within the region the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern on January thirtieth twenty twenty as reports of the spread of the virus we're on the rise a couple days later on February second twenty twenty a forty four year old man in the Philippines the died after being infected by the corona virus becoming the first person outside of China to die after being infected one story they got a lot of press understandably so focused on the diamond princess cruise ship which was returning to Japan after a two week trip in Southeast Asia the Japanese government required the passengers of which there were more than thirty six hundred to go into quarantine a week later the number of people who tested positive for Calvin nineteen on that ship we're in the number of two hundred eighteen people that made the diamond princess the largest site of infection outside of China itself kind of incredible to think that the two leading places where people were sick with covered nineteen were China and this cruise ship on February tenth twenty twenty the number of deaths in China due to covet nineteen surpassed the number of people who had died in the two thousand two and two thousand three sars epidemic the country had more than forty thousand confirmed cases of infection by that point on February seventeenth twenty twenty the Chinese government announced that the probable source of the virus outbreak came from the pernicious habit of eating wildlife that's a quote from Chinese media the initial outbreak all seem to stem from that fish and poultry market and will on a very twenty first Iran announced that there there were two confirmed cases of people with over nineteen in that country later that same day the government announced that those two patients had passed away and the outbreak in Iran would later become one of the worst that we've seen outside of China another place that had a really severe outbreak and continues to be dealing with that is Italy in mid February Italy had five confirmed cases but by February twenty third the number had grown to one hundred fifty so it was going super fast super early by the end of February cases in Europe or spiking as people were traveling from areas of infection back home spreading the virus as they did so I'm very twenty ninth the US media reported on the first death in America following infection and the global number of cases had reached around eighty seven thousand the virus continues to spread.
"dry cough" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Don't wanna miss that so hang on a second Hillary in the twitterverse talking to her her friends and followers about our lives so let me add my voice I pledge to continue to speak out I pledge to never give up and get a drink I will do everything I can get a drink to get my voice for sure that is not good at all she will you I mean that sounds that's a pretty dry cough to this is diagnosed the hardest listen that's not a good call there's a way to that there's nothing productive about that no there is not yours you know if somebody roll her on her side so she could loosen that up a little bit please and don't cover her blow holy keeper moist please don't hate is five fifteen what marketing anniversary today are with the the fiftieth remembrance yeah this is fifty years today remember the Apollo thirteen explosion course you wouldn't remember you were you were you were merely a baby I was nine but this is two days in the mission and they had that horrible explosion that what happened an oxygen tank exploded in the what's called the service module and they had to abort the actual landing to the moon but their lives were in peril three astronauts level sh swagger in Hays for for about just six days as I try to make their way back and it was in late as you want is one of these things that turned out to be actually the greatest accomplishment one of the greatest accomplishment of the mission control the greatest rescues actor should in here it is there.
Tiger tests positive for COVID-19 at New York City zoo, officials say
"And the big cats hit the Bronx zoo reporting a four year old tiger named Nadia tested positive for Colbert nineteen do think six other Tigers and lions have also developed a dry cough Z. she bet says the test is not the one used on humans and all the animals are expected to
Tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus
"Bronx zoo officials were stunned saying they couldn't believe corona virus test results for Nadia their four year old Malaysian tiger believed to have been infected by an employee along with six other Tigers and lions there were also ill but not tested all had dry coughs wheezing and loss of appetite but are expected to recover there have been a handful of reports outside the U. S. of dogs and cats contracting coronavirus from people the U. S. veterinary association recommends people with corona virus limit contact with their pets Julie Walker New York
"dry cough" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Give a dry cough what is that followed by fever so I called a consent right eighty percent after your entry was not ninety nine degrees he was like a hundred and one or more right and there's a real fever like yeah you know you you can feel yourself be hot you have chills with and so on so the folks who are calling up and saying you know I have a runny nose and a headache that's probably a common cold but if you have a dry cough and a fever to a hundred and three and maybe some shortness of breath that's more likely coronavirus and remember most of the folks who are sick right now in California don't have coronavirus well something else either influenza or the common cold or whatever so that's worth repeating them the people who are sick in this state right now the vast vast majority do not have coronavirus that is correct like eighty six eighty six percent well not have corona virus that's incredible and what is if you have a fever what is the first move I know there's a lot of old wives tales out there get into a you know a washcloth get into a we'll call back what is if you have a fever tonight and got it god only knows I never wish upon you or your family or one of the greatest guys ever met my life well what would you first do if you had a fever well it it depends on how high it is but if it's a hundred one I might I might do nothing if it's a hundred three I probably would do something I'd probably take acetaminophen which is Tylenol and drink cold liquids R. and and you know we'll kind of lay down without tons of clothing on you just like you know expose your body to the air so can cool down naturally and then monitor and see which way it's going to go it's it's you know you're going to go up or down if it goes up to like a hundred and five you need to seek medical help if it goes down then your run your fever and you'll you'll be okay well you're a medical you're an MD a medical doctor so I know it's it's not ethical are you could write yourself one of those fancy prescriptions and haven't felt that's correct wow what a move all right so now you're you're gonna lay some stuff on a serviceman port and stuff when he got yeah well you know there is.
No, The Coronavirus Isn't Another Flu
"You're listening to shortwave from NPR. Madison Here with NPR science reporter paying long. Hey Ping Hey Mattie. How's life working at home for you? Hang Well Gladiolas Mattie good to hear your voice It's it's all right. You know I am Trying to work right next reconstructions and right now you might be able to hear a little bit of that noise in the background. I I do have a little pillow. Fort here to help so from my closet to your pillow for today. We're GONNA talk about an idea that's been in the air a lot lately that the krona virus is basically no worse than the flu. Thirty six thousand deaths a year. People Die Thirty six from the flu. But we've never closed down the country for the flu so you say to yourself. What is this all about? That was the president on Tuesday of this week. And so the estimated death toll last flu season in the US was about thirty. Four thousand people in experts say it can range from around twelve thousand deaths year to sixty one thousand deaths a year. By contrast the Krona virus has killed one thousand one hundred and twenty four people in the US. That's as of Thursday when we're taping this according to a Johns Hopkins Count but there is a problem with comparing the two diseases in this way especially at this point in time. Yeah it's tree. Mattie and one of the reasons is that our healthcare system is set up to deal with the flu every year. But what? It's not set up for is to deal with the current events on top of the flu. And so yeah like on purely rod numbers. More people have died from flu this year. But there is a lot of science and data that we've learned in the past three months and it suggests that the corona virus is not only a more dangerous disease. It's one that could hurt more people if it spreads unchecked. So this episode. We'll talk about that. Science and data how the Krona virus differs from the flu and why it could emphasis on could be even more dangerous to public health. Okay paying like we all do with these current virus updates. We need to be clear that the information in this episode is based on what we know right now as of March twenty six and most of what we're talking about today are estimates based on information. That's still evolving. Yeah so let's start with some symptoms flu versus Corona Virus. So this is one of the things that makes containing this illness so tricky. The most frequent symptoms of corona virus are fever dry cough fatigue and shortness of breath and those show up in both corona virus. The flu and people can also get diarrhea. But that's pretty rare and it's also something that can happened with flu and that's all information from the World Health Organization and of course it's very possible that there are symptoms out there that we haven't identified yet so for example. There's been some talk about people with Corona virus. Losing their sense of taste But that hasn't really been proven. Yeah right and of course. A huge concern is people who can pass this fires onto someone else without even knowing that they have it. Yes so let's talk about that. Let's talk about transmission so basically how flu and Crow virus passed from one person to another so flu and current a virus or both ought to be spread mainly through close contact with other people who have it so you can kiss them or they can coffin you and the droplets that come out of their noses and mouths can get into your nose and your mouth and make you sick. So that's why CD's recommending keeping a physical distance of about six feet away from other people right now right right but there is one big difference. And that's the flu can be transmitted through what we call. Airborne transmission people can offer sneeze in a room and then other people can come in and breathe in like super tiny particles of virus and get sick and obviously that type of transmission can be really hard to protect against exactly and while public health officials have said they don't think that's what's going on with occur virus community so far they are still trying to figure that out. Okay Ping so. Let's talk about how many people one person can in fact figuring that out is part of figuring how contagious diseases. There's some numbers that have been reported on the lot even seeing them in the news. But we're going to put some of that. Sweet sweet shortwave nuance in there for you. Yes shortwave where caveats are very welcome. Always okay so matty. If you look at the data from China it looks like each person. Infected WITH CORONA VIRUS. Seems to give it to two or two and a half other people on average and that is higher than the flu so person with flu only spreads it to about one point. Three other people and again that's on average. Yeah and we have to be really careful with those numbers how many people one person will infect is this average based on an equation and for Corona virus a lot of the factors that go into that equation. Like how long? Somebody's contagious. How much virus it takes to get. People sick are still unknown so that to two point five number is a rough number and it is extremely likely that that number will change for better or for worse right yeah and this one was calculated again looking at populations in China not the US and things like weather. People ride crowded subway to get around or whether cheek kissing is a common greeting. You know things like how people behave. And how many people come in contact with that can change that number. And that's why social distancing is so key right now all that being said today Dr Anthony Voucher one of the top public health officials in this country told Steph curry and NBA Point Guard. Because that's the world we live in now is much more transmissible than the flu in part of that has to do with one of the most important and honestly scary things about the corona virus that people can be contagious before they have symptoms so before they themselves. No they're sick. This also happens with the flu. But it's only for about a day right. That's what we were just mentioning that. He and with Corona virus seems like people can walk around for longer not knowing that they're sick and potentially getting other people sick so we still don't know a lot about this yet but one study looking at a bunch of provinces in China found that about thirteen percent of their cases were likely caused by people spreading the corona virus to others before they started coughing or having a fever or getting achey. Yeah and what's really wild about it and I've only seen this in this one study. Is that some of the people who got infected had symptoms before the person that infected them so it would be like if I was contagious. And I didn't know and I came to work and infected you and you had symptoms before I ever done and if you think about it. Mattie from a public health perspective so hard to deal with it's part of the reason why some people are really advocating for testing a lot of people who may have been exposed to corona. And not just the symptomatic ones. So let's talk about when you do get sick enough to go to the hospital. There's some evidence based on data from China that patients wind up in the hospital with Corona Virus. Than when it comes to the flu right it looks like about twenty percent of patients with cove in nineteen. Get seriously ill enough to be sent to the hospital. And that's about ten times the rate for flu. Here's Parker Hudson and epidemiologist at University of Texas at Austin Del Medical School where it's particularly concerning are the number of people who are progressing to need hospital level care and then eventually critical care and who are dying especially the extremes of age and we also have some data from China from Wuhan about how long people with the krona virus need to stay in the hospital. Once they wind up there. Yeah so based on information from Han in January the average hospital stay is eleven days for Corona Virus. And that's compared with five or six days for an average flu case. And when you have a patient using a hospital bed for that length of time. That's the bad that can't go to a flu. Patient or someone with a heart condition or someone in a car accident suggest because this is a new disease for our healthcare system. It doesn't mean that all the other reasons people end up in the hospital usually just magically go. Yeah and not only that based on the stories we've been hearing from Er Doctors Hospital. Nurses caring for Corona virus. Species takes a lot of work yet. It's true so an expert at the world. Health Organization says that taking care of intensive really unwell corona virus patients. It can take two to three medical staff at one time all in protective gear for hours and hours and that is super social work. And don't even get me started on the amount of disposable gloves masks and gowns that takes because we've all been hearing about that shortage and it's a whole separate
Is the Sudden Loss of Taste and Smell A Symptom of Covid-19?
"Might be a new indicator that you have caught cove in nineteen outside of the other symptoms like fever or cough that we have been hearing about all along doctors and the UK have said that a symptomatic people that is those not exhibiting the usual corona virus symptoms of dry cough and fever should be on the lookout for a sudden loss of their sense of smell and or taste as that could be an early indication that they have contracted Kovic nineteen the British Association of Oto Rhino said in a statement quote. There has been a rapidly growing number of reports of a significant increase in patients with covert nineteen infection presenting with loss of smell in the absence of other symptoms evidence from South Korea. China and Italy suggests that significant numbers of patients with cove in one thousand nine have developed a nausea or loss of smell as well as high PAS MEA which is the reduced ability to smell in. Germany is reported that more than two-thirds of cases have an Osmania in South Korea where testing has been more widespread thirty percent of patients. Tested positive have had as their major presenting symptom in otherwise mild cases. Iran has reported an increase in cases of isolated nausea and many colleagues from the US. France and northern Italy have had the same experience professor Claire Hopkins President of the British right a logical society reports personally seeing four patients this week who are symptomatic except for the recent onset of nausea usually no more than about one case is seen per month these patients may have some of the hitherto hidden carriers that have been facilitated by the rapid spread of Kuban nineteen. Unfortunately they do not meet current criteria for testing or self isolation and quote the association recommended adding loss of smell to the symptoms requiring quarantine and self-isolation so that quote we might potentially be able to reduce the number of otherwise as symptomatic individuals who continue to act as vectors not realizing the need to self isolate end quote
"dry cough" Discussed on WMAL 630AM
"With diarrhea and didn't get a scratchy sore throat and then get a fever and then you have a dry cough what we do and I'm sure other hospitals emulate this as well what we do is we have you take a respiratory profile which it consists of about I would say ten respiratory viral tests and influenza a and influenza B. testing if all of that is negative then we test you for Kobe nineteen so we don't waste the check this is what we do in the emergency room out in the open spaces of a parking lot or the local mall or wherever they're now setting up the public testing centers you should have symptoms before you get tested because you're taking that test away from somebody who may need it and more importantly in this is a big one you're using a personal protection material that your first responders need for doctors and nurses me and believe me we have a major shortage of Max gloves down and we need it all and we don't have enough of it and that's our biggest problem right now the majority of people who are diagnosed recovery at home what is the defining point at which you leave home and go into the hospital when you have respiratory difficulty when you have difficulty breathing when it feels like something is sitting on your chest and compressing your chest something that makes you feel like you can't take your breath you're you're you're struggling then you dial nine one one and then we're happy to see you and we'll fix here the seven thirty news is next on WMAL then we're back with lieutenant colonel Tony Shaffer and K. T. McFarland WMAL FM Woodbridge Washington more than ever Japan on one oh five point nine FM W. cumulus stations news now the mail news at seven thirty good morning I'm heather Curtis a Baltimore county man in his sixties becomes the second Maryland or to die from the corona virus governor Larry Hogan says he suffered from other medical conditions he urges Marylanders to take the public health crisis seriously to help flatten the curve and someone who works in vice president Mike pence's office has tested positive as well they don't identify who the individual is they said they had no contact with them and the vice president or the president in recent days but they say they are following those CDC guideline to figure out there tracing who it is that they did have contact with that if that person potentially came in contact with the president the vice president or any of the senior staff correspondent Kaitlan Collins as more people get the virus Montgomery county's working to set up the drive through testing facility yesterday Montgomery county executive Marc Elrich said med star called him to talk about setting up a site in Bethesda we were thinking about where to go I called Alan Gottlieb is learner which owns the white flint site L. rich says Lerner was happy to help so we put him in touch with med star he says there's plenty of space since the white flint mall was torn down years ago in sports it seems like we all need something to look forward to in these uncertain times but one thing people across the world enjoy it may have to be postponed the Norwegian Olympic committee wants to hold off on the Japan twenty twenty Olympic games until the pandemic's under control traffic and weather next on WMAL whether you're buying a home or trying to lower your interest rate.
"dry cough" Discussed on FOCUS on POCUS?
"For the we take you. Tell us your story how you got infected And how you came to us. Long ultrasound on yourself. The thing is that For several weeks we were getting ready for for governor rivals. We're training or serve into how to put the quake man how to take off the clothes everything Then we suddenly. We've moved from having many suspicious. Pay Him to having. Shirley many positive and that night. What is trove me most was Many of those positive patients they were really my least than telematic they had Stumping more Done a coal or maybe. I might flu so that same afternoon. I started to feel chills so dry cough so I did the tests on myself. Nick came out of twenty hours. Later to be positive. Didn't you you said you got infected from an ultrasound. Fallow is that the source. Yes I could be a hobby the positive tests. I advise anyone around me in close contact with me to to set check down since The them there was the old fellow from that mom who also tested for the he was symptomatic for a week and a half I'll go before my thin films so I guess he might be the sole which is in. Turn a message. I want to to share with you. That anyone around you with symptoms even if it's just a my coal and you should advise him to go. I don't share anything. Let's talk about long ultrasound and its role tracking Cova. Nineteen you are using. A hand held ultrasound device.
Dr. Rupali Chadha Reps and the Coronavirus
"Get right to the topic that's at the forefront of everyone's mind the corona virus or cove nineteen for anyone unaware of it. Why is it and what makes it different than say the flu or any of the other viruses that are floating around for you mentioned it the virus just like the flu maybe but it is a particularly Unique virus and that it is not a human to human virus it actually. I originated originated. Amel and then I've been transferred over to Cuban. What makes it unique? Are Pretty much three features? The first one is that It is much more infectious than the flows so infectious basically means eight. One person gets sick Gingrich. Many many more people than data flew Other unique differences are the symptoms that you experience the flu Lou. You get Malays get shells and you develop a fever. And all of that with Corona virus. People don't have chills body aches. Malays it will just develop achiever into the presentation is different in. Bosley and most alarming unfortunately is at the corona virus on leads to more deaths than the flu. So it is a much more serious virus that if the way Leads to rapid deterioration in a certain patient population. Which is what we're looking out for right now. What is what are the best practices that people can employ stay safe from the corona virus? The number one thing is to wash your hands so just open. Water for twenty seconds is good enough. Many people are very concerned about not having had that. There's a verdict but hand sanitizer it really useful which don't have been water for example winger puppy gapped but other than that. Both people can quickly get through banking. So is Your Hall Roy. Orange and that's really BA- keep yourself safe The other main brackets if to say separated from people as much as possible. The virus is transmitted just like the fluid grew droplets in the air or the virus. Live and then get onto those those for your hands and then into your body so if you keep away from people that will help a lot because you walk around the virus the beginning this is the two things hand washing and keep away from other people now. What are the most common symptoms? What are the things that people should look out for for themselves and others to spot? The Corona virus their car viruses immed- IT PRODUCER. Viduthalai costs and high fever. And those are the two main symptom that people get before they develop shortness of breath which kind of indicates that the viruses leading the upper respiratory track down to the lower respiratory tract and getting more serious now You know those are the main things but I wanna add. Say That many people don't have there's been done They have an loud chorus and not have any symptoms to speak of. But there is still contagious. They still have the virus. So that's why again this cracker says keeping yourselves. This is why our guardsmen restaurants are out that we can keep some separation from each other If we don't have been read all for him to our grandma she is at risk. And there you go now. She's going to have the symptoms. But if you do develop a dry cough and high fever It would be a good time to call your physician and we're advising people not to flood the emergency room unless they're really big Simply because of resources that we have available and also because we don't want yours become petri dishes where everyone is catches it from each other. Now we've heard a great deal about social distancing. Let's talk a little bit about why that is so important to help. Contain the spread of the virus. Even if you're not sick right now it's a great question because a lot of people are Crushing University of Shelter System which is forty six percents from other people as well as Dana. Home as much of your chance if your employer that can work from home. That doesn't mean that it's time to go to the pool color and it's time for stay at all and the reason is you know. Think of What happened with toilet paper so everybody needed to be bright or they thought they get toilet paper and they all went to the store and they all the toilet paper. Now it's gone. It's not that we don't have enough votes. They prefer all Americans effects that immediate post people running to the store and Diminish that availability. Same thing happens in healthcare. They're only so many hospital emergency room and reportedly physicians and nurses to take care of you. So if we're all out and Abou- and R- highly contagious buyer and we're willing Willie. Then our premiums that it'd be over flooded really have ventilators the country and unfortunately with this virus some people will require health and breeding is developed developed acute respiratory syndrome. So that you know big concerns. If you said you quote flatten the cutters. And I'm sure there will start to that heard of that term and that basically just need that. If you said on your limit your contact people are GonNa get sick at a slower rates. Go that way will have an emergency where DR versus an ICU. Ventilator available flow. Get RATHER THAN ALL AT ONE. Well put now as a doctor. You and the other healthcare workers are on the front line of treating patients. What are some of the challenges that you're facing right now and also? What are you preparing for moving forward in your your challenge for us right now If we have to be there they were going to be exposed. We need PD which is personal protective equipment and we don't have enough available Part of the issue is that a lot of people went out and bought the end. Ninety five mask or the glory with them from the hospital and took them home. That's part of the part of the problem. The other problem supply chain issue which had more to do with how little met in our healthcare industry get products to us and what kind of shortages they create. So you're not to get into that whole rabbit hole but we don't have enough personal protective equipment that the challenge Lucy. He'd also as I mentioned if that curve dozen flattened. We're just not going to be. There's going to be enough of US care of our view on the other side of that. How have you seen an uptick in healthcare workers? Coming Down with this so there isn't there has been talk. That healthcare workers are getting thicker. But the the big big caveat in all of this is that we don't have the amount of testing we need available just yet Our government and events gift from other governments are trying to help prepare for that so that we can tax people That one of the issues but Other conservative that there is a hypothesis that the longer exposure you have cue corona virus and more L. You can become out. There's no data to support. This is just something that Healthcare workers in Italy observed that their doctors and there were eighty six at a higher rate or a more severely fiqh but this is all just observational right now. We don't really know the big thing with this virus that I've heard is. It's so new that like you said we don't really know what to expect yet and everybody is just sort of learning from the last country where it became a problem as dominating around the World Eric. That's very true. Are you know that's why it's better to be safe then? Sorry has would you rather look back and say? Oh Valley so overreacted. We'll have to stay home for two weeks and watch versus. Oh no what about our businesses? Otherwise people
"dry cough" Discussed on KNBR The Sports Leader
"All righty yes but because of the all my goodness so the question is what is your set of Tommy's you're now you sometimes we hear Lulu sometimes we don't does not just make often now I really want to call with those on a dry cough with my set up in like some we you know because I can't guarantee that I you know we can keep the show penny proof going forward she I don't have a reason to keep any proof that penny do a penny wants to do she's got every now and then yeah that's fine I'm all about that I'm all about that now here's Lou we'll look at the window which is sense of years sometimes thank you so I close the window they close the blinds that you can't look at the the windows anymore but I do it so I I do a show in front of a studio audience his two cats and a dog when I come up here they all come up follow me so I have a loss of up here people looking at me right now that's our black and white both of our Berkeley humane Berkeley humane kitties so papers on the couch click below cleaning and kit are black Kitty black panther is laying in clothes that are supposed to be washed but they've been there for two days for some reason that I have no idea why and I'm not even sure who they are but she's laying in the clothes sleeping in lieu is right behind the chair laying down she's the biggest pain the ladies are are fine they'll come up here and lay on the desk I'm overlooking a window that over arm right next to a window overlooking the street so it's it's a tried to still walkers chair because chairs and grape Walker is a awesome chairs a good video game Terry speaking four hundred Bucks for that thing is like four hundred Bucks I don't have a pitching in on the insurance before on a bus for a chair in he'd find that all that funny I thought it was kind of funny lord and find it funny either I never win those battles I think my high school son is trying to set a record by the way and how much how many video games consecutive hours you can play during this crisis I I he his home is relatively small but we haven't seen him for a day and a half yeah where I walk that's Walker walkers like totally locked in on some on some games because he can't go do its job during the the shelter in place everyone's a little try to jump on my lap and I'm just like you can't do that again I can't I can't do the damn show not that it's that difficult yeah I'm just sit up here and to my left my my computer TV a little further to the left that is not on because what the hell is on and that none so I don't even need it on and then you know little box similar to what you guys will have to do so yeah no it's them modern technology is a beautiful beautiful thing one thing I will say two days I try to dress like I would dress at work now that's a huge deal for Manchester always address tell me yeah pretty much so it's like hits but I I have heard people say that if you work from home don't don't stay in your jammies all day don't go has a local role dad to see if you get dressed in a field easier to work from home what if you dress like your kids right what I can work under where whatever we have long said you know what I'm I like I said for me it's the same thing I'm almost here right now just to let you all know you're not going to know when it is because I'm not going to tell you but I want both the you guys to know into immune and everybody who's listening at some point time do the show alfresco to say I did it runs a busy man man he's got he's he's married he's got two kids under ten he's got a puppy you're not normal type testing this is all because I want to do it I want to be able to say I did the show sans trousers there yet so I'm not I'm not gonna be like Hey guys on a way to reduce showers in the middle of the show know that for however long we are doing the shows from our individual house just know at some point in time where we're having a discussion the boy can be doing it right now this is Megan frontier for us we got to be good during this time goes we argue that this is the way that this is where real creativity get sprouted just keep in the back you might remember that when you buoy not keep it anywhere in my mind is going to be in his birthday suit all now yeah.
"dry cough" Discussed on KHVH 830AM
"With covert nineteen I do not feel ill or show any symptoms until Friday morning fever fatigue exhaustion sore throat headaches plugged ears dry cough tightness in my chest which worsened during the day I have no idea when I came into contact with covert nineteen let alone how long I've been quoting incubating as a lifelong hypochondriac I've kept up impeccable hygiene it was nowhere near anybody who appeared to be sick I implore you to practice social distancing or even kinder self quarantine you may not be visibly ill but you might be a carrier who is putting vulnerable people at high risk categories in jeopardy stay safe these are trying times do your part to flatten the curve by remaining inside yes newsradio eight thirty cage rage if you wanna jump on in love to hear from you it's it's weird we're spending time together thank you for me to go through the every single momentary declaration and all of that we'll summarize but I'm viewing this more of you and I just have a chance to chat just where are you how you doing what's been your experience share from others whatever might be Charlie white Calais good morning Charlie welcome Hey Rick good morning happy Monday rather it is yeah public trying to help you Monday yeah I just wanted.
FDA Grants New Coronavirus Test Emergency Approval
"After what many are calling a catastrophic delay testing capacity is finally ramping up for the current virus in the US diagnostics giant Roche saying it received FDA's emergency authorization for its high volume test for cove in nineteen. The systems can provide results in three and a half hours. Roe says it will have millions of tests a month available for use. And that's welcome news to those in the public health world who say we still don't know the scope of the outbreak in the United States currently reported cases stand at more than sixteen hundred with forty one dead worldwide cases exceeding one hundred. Thirty five thousand with deaths approaching five thousand. Almost seventy thousand people have recovered. According to data from Johns Hopkins and many are asking especially here in the. Us numbers grow. What this disease looks like and how long it takes to run. Its course that we do have some data from the. Who'S MISSION TO CHINA TO GUIDE US? The symptoms can range from none at all to severe pneumonia. Almost ninety percent of lab confirmed cases had fever seventy percent of dry cough eighteen percent shortness of breath and fourteen percent of sore throat. Eighty percent of cases were mild to moderate and mild cases typically recovered within two weeks. Those with more severe disease. It took three to six weeks.
"dry cough" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"It's the the the the dry cough the feeling of the just what was the other thing that I saw out there that won't fever fever right yeah and you know and so I normally don't get that I normally don't get a coffee just a fever and then you know pressure or pain in the chest that's not a normal feeling from when I've had a cold or a flu before right right so I wonder if I wonder the people reporting it when they go to the doctor to get the test whether most people are actually getting it accurate or not whether they paid attention to that I don't know I I don't I wonder about the people who just won't go to the doctor they just don't go if that happens no matter that with this virus existed or not that's not that's that's that's my whole concern right that's why I said it because that gives us if they're if you factor in how many people don't which which you really can't I mean but if you could the question is is it more widespread than what's being reported right and at the owners are brought that up because a lot of people stating that fact of we've heard all the people that work hourly and you know it as for the statistics will that statistic applies to the regular flu too sure if you're sick and you're all going to work because of that but we have a lot of blue we don't know virus no we we know the flu but that still that still is fit into the statistics of who has I guess that's my thing when working out the calculations you have to work that in that no matter what the sicknesses or people that won't go because they either can't afford to or don't want to right that's you know that's my whole point.
U.K. British Health Minister Is Infected with Virus
"Health workers in Britain a trying to find people who've met a government health minister infected by the coronavirus dating diaries first showed symptoms on Thursday the same day she attended a reception at the prime minister Boris Johnson's official residence in Watson reports authorities are trying to trace who the health minister has been in close contact with untold knitting Doris first vote last Thursday the same day the jets into the reception in Downing Street symptoms such as a dry cough appeared on Friday last week and she was tested for the virus on Monday last night she tweeted I hope I'm over the worst of it now you more worried about my eighty four year old mom she's being tested
"dry cough" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Cold in here Zac brown a virus I don't think so my what I do have a little bit of a five year deal like my nose is stuffed up dry cough heads I'm not a member yesterday I said allergy said it was right around this time I felt allergies do you think those are allergies as opposed to a twenty four hour corona virus that comes back every twenty four hours Jerry and Janice days at ten AM on KFI A. M. at six forty John we don't is one of the few jobs in the world where is somebody says Hey I'd can you try these four bottles of alcohol before you go on the air can do all right but Sir city still works there there Huntington beach's first when they're first and brewery no not first brewery distillery and so they have a a vodka in a Jan Hey I'm Bourbon Bourbon whiskey and then run and Kelly out you've got it you know you come from uncles that diet enjoy themselves I'm yeah okay yeah are you got it I'd give this a smell this is a high end whiskey it's a Bourbon whiskey smell that and which on cold where what year in college you go back to the uncle Dave your uncle Leo okay yeah with me it's uncle Tom man if any example Tom end high school we're in high school my buddy and I Matt we found a bottle of this and it is it at his mom's place and not knocked over pretty good all right so that's okay here's another one though all right this will take you back to okay this is Todd the rom that'll take you back to probably college maybe yeah soon as they don't smile right now and then this will be another uncle with right this is my is my uncle Jacque Reid Jack I think Michael Daniel that's that's the friend that's the gin the gin I smelled I love it bam I this reminds me of high school is it is it is it a red flag the two of these four bottles remind me of high school I'm I usually carry a bottle look I wasn't the study's guy in the world right try to drown that out somehow have a nice to carry a bottle of gin in my car when I was I was only sixteen or seventeen in I was in a a black Toyota corolla and I used to keep it in the wheel well in the back so no one could find it and then I don't pull it out and you know take a pop after I got to where I was going right was this like in between classes it was more like I am right as I got to a party I'd take a pop at a party that I bought in Los Angeles in the summer you know in a black car with a bottle of gin in the wheel well it was like a hundred and fifty degrees sometimes so I took him like wow this is like boiling you know personal time to begin with the end of boiling hot bowl IGN and it was I was a mess here what else exactly but these are really cool these bottles they're all the sword different they have the Huntington beach on him so I recommend you go get these surf city still works if you get back and again one of the very few jobs in the world where management says Hey can you taste these before you will go to work before you actually go on the air can do I could not these off tonight I know how many ounces are in there I would say it's forty five percent alcohol I would I imagine there is and ten ounces made twelve months in there some bright knock that off but as we continue throughout the evening all right let's get into live the corona virus everybody got to stay home sick but what if you have no more sick days right you belong to your sick days already this year well what do you do what what's they there's a dilemma that right the global spread of the corona virus has people taking precautions from washing hands to limiting their contact but should you become exposed or get sick the center for disease control and public health officials have this advice please stay home that may be easier yeah please stay home we should play that for four hours please stay home please stay home and put on a loop right I'm trying to loop and I'm going home and we're.
Coronavirus fears shadow this year's March Madness
"Twitter should the NC double a tournament games known as March madness be played in front of zero fans only in front of television cameras because of concerns over the corona virus the national college Players Association has asked the National Collegiate Athletic Association the NC double a to consider holding March madness without an audience present due to the emerging corona virus threat is that of going overboard I don't think so in fact I think it's a bigger concern for the fans but it is for the players and for the rest of us if you understand that this disease is as we heard last night from doctors it sends people to the hospital substantially more often than the seasonal flu it also has a mortality rate that is substantially higher than the seasonal flu for anybody who tells me one more time this is just the like the seasonal flu yes it's just like the seasonal flu accepted send Jew to the hospital a lot more frequently than the seasonal flu and it kills people a lot more frequently than the seasonal flu other than that yeah there are somewhat similar and one of the little tidbits that I got out of last night's interview with a medical expert from what World Health Organization who is a doctor himself is that covert nineteen which is one of the corona viruses corona and for people to say well isn't sars the corona virus corona virus is a type of virus yes sars is in the corona virus family so is coded nineteen but one of the details he said that I had not seen in any of the other reporting I believe me I've read a truckload of the other reporting on this subject in the last two months now since this first emerged in early January is that in simple terms laid terms the seasonal flu likes your nose your throat your mouth and your guts that's where it likes to live coronavirus or cobit nineteen likes your lungs I mean different kinds of bacteria different kinds of viruses in this case like to live in different places where we're all familiar with the idea that there are certain kinds of bacteria and certain kinds of viruses it like different parts of your body to live in they like the environment the regular seasonal flu your nose your throat your mouth and your god covert nineteen likes your lungs and why is that important well because one of the side effects and we saw the very first man who came back from China we didn't know about covert nineteen dad the Chinese barely knew about it they only reported on the first of January but he came back to a place called Bellingham Washington and he had a dry cough for four days that's one of the harbingers of code nineteen is that dry coffee added for four days he finally went in for some medical care they said we're going to isolate you that guy went down hill for the better part of a week and he was already under medical care he ended up with pneumonia in both of his lungs and if you don't believe me I'm drawing that from the New England journal of medicine and a technical medical report on what happened in this guy's case so he goes to the hospital he finally gets out fourteen days later and he's recovered now why is that a concern when he entered the hospital they give a chest X. ray no no manana a few days later lower long pneumonia a few days after that both lungs pneumonia now that sounds like a fairly aggressive disease and the tidbit from the medical expert last night on this program saying covert nineteen likes to live in your lungs why is that important because it can turn into pneumonia and pneumonia can kill you and yes it's mostly attacking older people people above the age of seventy people with underlying health problems but it also goes after younger people as well as I pointed out the doctor in China I tried to warn the whole world about the problem and the Chinese government shut him down and kept him from speaking it was thirty five years old he got covert nineteen he's dead today his pregnant wife also got covert nineteen I don't know her status status at
Tips To Prepare For The Coronavirus
"Are we got some really great questions from listeners? And I want to start with this one from Mattie Park in Ventura California okay. I'm just wondering how many people who get the corona virus actually die. How dangerous is it? Really? How much more likely is it to lead to death than the regular flu? You know. I'm afraid we might be whipping up some hysteria about this disease. Well I would say that. The good news is that so far. Most of the illnesses have been mild in China. Eighty percent of the cases have been classified as mild. This needs symptoms such as you know a dry cough may be a low grade fever something similar to a cold or perhaps the flu now. The death rate is estimated to be about two percent and this is really important to point out. It means that ninety eight percent of people who get this. Don't die from the virus right. Mattie asks how this compares to flu well the answer is that flu has a mortality rate of about point one percent or about one thousand. But here's something to keep in mind. Also that I think is really important. This two percent estimate is really provisional. It could be off. I mean early in an outbreak the sickest people are identified and there may be people with more mild cases have not been accounted for so that could throw off the calculation and it's possible that the death rate is even lower mean here in the. Us There are only a small number of cases but so far there have been no deaths and the people who do die in China tend to be older. The average age is in the seventies and the thought really is the people who are already in poor health due to medical conditions or habits such as smoking. The day are most vulnerable are their symptoms. That people should be on the lookout for and how are people who are sick actually treated sure well? Early symptoms include fever dry cough. Some people experience fatigue headaches less frequently. There's diarrhea the treatment is typically what healthcare professionals would call supportive care and that really just means giving medicines to keep a fever down making sure the person stays hydrated so plenty of fluids now shortness of breath can develop and that would be assigned. You need medical attention in a clinical setting. They can use a breathing machine to assist with breathing now. There was something that a bunch of people wrote in saying that they were confused about and that was something that Nancy Messina of the. Cdc said yesterday Yes we are asking the American public to work with us to prepare it in the expectation that this could be bad okay. One listener heard that in wrote to us. What does that mean exactly? It's completely unhelpful. Bottom line is what do we do in a practical sense? I completely get that. I think big picture here. There is no cause for panic right now but now is the time to prepare as we just heard the. Cdc says it's a longer question if if it's now when now we won't see outbreaks everywhere all at once in this country it could be cluster in a small town or maybe in the middle of an urban area. We don't know but think about this the way you think about preparing for snow storm or a Hurricane. It may not come. It may not happen but if it does you'd be smart to prepare. You may want to have some extra food in your cupboards have basic medications such as Aspirin Ibuprofen on hand. I spoke to Rebecca cats. She's director of the Center for Global Health Science and security at Georgetown University in this situation. If you have widespread virus in your community you may not want to go to a public drugstore. You may want to figure out ways you can distance yourself from other people. You also may want to think about what you do if your kids schools are closed. What is your daycare backup? Plan talk to your employers about working from home. Think through the details of that. It's really just about good
China's Coronavirus Is Spreading. But How?
"Deadly new virus has cropped up in China the dramatic surge in cases of a deadly mystery virus. It's something called a corona virus. The pneumonia like illness originated in central. Insult China there are actually many types of corona viruses. This one causes fever dry. Cough difficulty breathing. Diarrhea and body aches the the number of infected exploded over the weekend. Hundreds of people have been infected Chinese officials taking every precaution to contain the virus and as of Thursday afternoon. We're recording this workers outside of the local hospital in bio suits. Seventeen people have died or good afternoon governor. Jay inslee governor of the state of Washington on top up of all of that. We're here to give a brief into the public regarding the novel. rotavirus on Tuesday officials announced. It's shown up here in the United States. Patient is a man in his thirties. He is in the hospital here behind me and then later in the week. Chinese authorities closed off the city of Wuhan at the center of the outbreak. Nick wants eleven. Million people are being told they can't leave and more. Chinese cities have followed suit. Such a massive operation to restrict people moving on spreading. The disease is unprecedented. So this episode. We'll tell you what officials are saying about the origins of the virus and what we know about the likelihood that it will continue to spread Brett. I'm Mattioli and you're listening to shortwave the daily science podcast from NPR. So we're talking corona virus and here to help us do that is NPR. Reporter Jason Bogin who covers global health and development. Hey Jason Hey Mattia so this thing cropped up about a month ago and this past week China announced more cases and the number of countries where it's been found outside of China continues to grow. Oh and one big thing. We haven't mentioned yet. Is that this weekend. Is the busiest holiday travel season in China. One of the largest travel seasons in the world. Yeah it's like doc Thanksgiving and fourth of July all combined into one. Hundreds of millions of people typically travel for the Lunar New Year which is January twenty fifth man. Ah brings up something about virus. Does it spread easily amongst people who are on trains. We don't exactly know the Chinese government has said it appears to be respiratory Tori. But they haven't been able to confirm that that is exactly the route of transmission at the moment and how communicable is how likely it is if people are sitting next next which other on buses and planes and trains that it could spread right. Okay so let's back up and explain what we do know. Starting with where it started the city city of Wuhan in central China yet so all indications are pointing to this wholesale meat market in Wuhan. It's a place where they have live. Animals that are slaughtered. There's also fish that are sold there as well as meet and the idea is that the corona virus and seems to be what have hap has happened jumped from one of fold animals in the market over to humans. And at this point we don't know exactly what animal that is. We don't as one of the big questions that still out there. If you remember SARS that big outbreak started in two thousand two was really big in two thousand and three. It's called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome now is also corona virus. Chris and it spread all over the world. Almost eight hundred people were killed before eventually stamped out and health officials in China say that this current virus doesn't look his deadliest that but it's still really serious for SARS. It was these palm. Civic cats that were being sold in AL markets in China and once that was identified identified then the Chinese government banned the sale of civic cats. That's Matthew Freeman urologist at the University of Maryland. School of Medicine Right. Okay so I wanNA talk a little bit about how a virus like this can jump from animal to human because it's not often explained super clearly. Yeah so a key. Part of that jump is when a virus mutates and and when people talk about mutations and viruses. What they're talking about is something that actually happens? Naturally when a virus replicates right so viruses loved to make lots of little copies of themselves elves and when they do they can make little mistakes during that and knows can change who or what the virus can infect. That's right and Matthew Freeman that Corologis. He thinks that SARS actually started out in bats and it mutated jumped over two those civic cats and then eventually got into people all and here's how he described it as these viruses replicate in these in bats day mutate a bit and if the wrong bat and the wrong other animal become in contact potentially usually when they're caught in the wild whether they're brought onto farms than it can jump into that species and often times. What we found is that the virus needs a little bit more mutational events to happen where can replicate in this intermediate animal before it can jump into people so in the case of SARS it started in bats takes a little bit jumps into cats mutates more jumps into humans right and there are other types of corona viruses that exist in birds in rodents are in camels. But in this case it's proving difficult to figure out what the exact animal source is this corona virus right which brings us back to that market in and Wuhan where they think it all started yet. We spoke to this Guy Kevin Olive oil. WHO's the VP research at the public health? Nonprofit it's called ECO health alliance as been to a lot of markets like this one in in Southeast Asia and he said they can have a wide variety of animals some of them while domestic and it creates a kind of melting pot. Where it's possible for these viruses to jump between species when the animals are alive in the market? They're stressed out. There's a lot of contact with feces and saliva and in terms of butchering the animals. With blood you know. It's pretty chaotic. It's not ed clean as you would think and There's a lot of contact with animals and animal fluids and body parts and so you can imagine in that Type of environment. Yeah it's really hard to zero in on one particular animal as a source You know in this instance. There's some question about how careful the Chinese government has been among in dealing with this way. Once they found out that there was this big problem they went in and cleaned everything. Up in some of the researchers are a little bit Upset set that a lot of potentially useful evidence got destroyed in this effort to just clean up this market right. They kind of reacted quickly and now makes it harder to trace that. Yes now the scientist just because they did that clean up. The sizes are playing catch up there sampling animals and other markets. Trying to see if they have the virus and in the meantime there could potentially still be animals most spreading this type of virus in other markets in China right and then of course beyond that they're saying it's now spreading not just from animals to humans but from one human human to another. Do we have any other clues about that. Human to human spread. That's happening. This is one of the big questions that still out there. What is the human to human spread doesn't have have to be really close? Contact is spreading through the air. We talk to this epidemiologist at the London School of Hygiene and tropical medicine. David Heymann. He says one clue is that there seems to be many clusters of infected people who all belong to the same family and they've had intense contact with an infected person it. It doesn't seem that the current virus spreads very easily face to face with a cough or a sneeze but even said we still don't know what sheriff the infections happen through. These family. Clusters this case in Washington state. That patient says he didn't visit any of these markets. He doesn't recall coming into contact with anyone who was was sick rain and also brings up another thing. That's kind of concerning which is that at least fifteen. Healthcare workers in the city of Wuhan a reportedly among people who've been inspected and that's always an evil omen within emerging infection because health workers. See a disease may think it's a common pneumonia. They're not as careful. They should be in washing their hands or in patient care and as a result they then get infected and then it spreads within the hospital or can spread to their families and then into the community so so hell in the concern. Is that those workers who may not know that they're actually infected with the virus and feel healthy actually are this phenomenon known as super spreaders people who end up actually infecting a lot of other people. And we've seen this in the SARS outbreak there. There were some super spreaders. There are some key people who ended up spreading the virus to a lot of other people and in that really contributed to the spread of SARS globally. So the question is are there super spreaders with this virus. We don't really know that yet. Gotcha and in the meantime when the CDC announced it confirmed that there's that American patient it also so announced screening at certain airports here in the states right and as we talked about airports We should mention screenings were implemented during the SARS outbreak. They didn't have much of an impact on containing SARS that said the. CDC screening is happening now at airports in La San Francisco New York Atlanta Atlanta Chicago and basically passengers off a plane with a fever or they seem to have cold like symptoms. They're going to be taken aside for health screening testing now You know even the best case that's GonNa take our Z.. Samples getting sent back to the CDC in Atlanta. So if you're flying for me you're going to be routed into one of these airports where they're are able to check you and see if you're showing signs of having this disease. Gotcha okay so Jason. Yeah this is obviously getting a lot of attention get right now now what our public health officials and journalists like yourself the most worried about look the the worst case scenario is an airborne flu that spreads rapidly around the world has maybe a long incubation period. gets out there and then kills lots of people. Yeah that's not really what we're seeing at the moment went But it is still concerning because you are getting spread that we don't know exactly how it's happening so that's what's most concerning installment that we don't know how it's spreading and we don't no the underlying number of people who've been infected or how long that incubation period which could mean we've got a whole slew of them coming down the fire shirt okay Jason Boban update you're welcome will link to NPR's reporting on corona virus in the notes of this episode which was produced by Brett. bachman edited by Andrea Andrea. Kasich in fact checked by Emily von.
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