Tag: Pandemic

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Rheumatic Disease Patients | Johns Hopkins Rheumatology

(relaxed upbeat music) – We’re here today to talk about coronavirus, or in this particular case, COVID-19. We’re gonna answer some frequently asked questions that we’ve been getting from our patients. The CDC came out with guidelines for people at higher risk of getting very sick from the COVID-19. Should we consider people with rheumatic…

By Jose Scott March 17, 2020 0

How Close Are We to Curing HIV/AIDS?

[TRACE]In the 90s, we heard about the AIDS epidemic on every local newscast. We were irrationally afraid of toilet seats, pay phones, even kissing people; sex became scary. And while we don’t see those Public Service Announcements anymore… AIDS hasn’t gone away. It’s still a global epidemic. To date, over 39 Million people have died…

By Jose Scott March 10, 2020 100

Why HIV Isn’t a Death Sentence Anymore

[♪ INTRO] If you’re looking for the virus that’s challenged scientists the most in the last 40 years, HIV is it. For a while, every time we’d develop a new treatment for it, the virus would just mutate so the drug didn’t work anymore. And even though the worst of the pandemic is over in…

By Jose Scott December 30, 2019 0