What can we do to treat COVID-19 at home? For me as a family doctor, this is really important because at this moment we still don't have prescription antiviral treatment. So, I will do my best to tell you how to help at home, using evidence-based research and my 20 years of family doctor experience.
Does wearing a mask actually stop you from getting Covid-19? The short answer is an N95 mask helps healthy people to not get ill from sick people, and the surgical mask helps sick people not make others sick. But even if you had a bunch of N95s, and assuming that you were properly wearing it, almost everyone should not be wearing these all the time.
Here in the Seattle area, ground zero of the COVID-19 pandemic, we're still at the beginning of the outbreak, and everyone has lots of questions and concerns. My biggest priority: how can we not get it in the first place, or if we do, how can we fight it off?
I’ve seen a lot of articles these past few weeks discussing prevention, but none have mentioned what I feel is a clear winner: healthy sleep helps to fight virus infections