Hospitals and healthcare workers struggle to keep up with the demand as the new coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the U.S. and throughout the world.
Hundreds of millions of people are social distancing, quarantining, and sheltering in place to slow down the spread of the virus. The stock market is plunging and the global economy is heading into a recession because of the virus and because of the measures we are enforcing to stop it. Schools are closed. Restaurants, bars, and gyms are closed in many areas of the country. Major sports events, concerts and shows have been cancelled. Perhaps our greatest asset in this fight against the new coronavirus-- healthcare workers-- are becoming infected on the front lines. In the midst of this crisis, Doctor Devi explains what you need to know in a concise and easy-to-understand Question and Answer format.
Dr. Devi Nampiaparampil, a Harvard-trained doctor and a professor at NYU School of Medicine, breaks down the issues in this clear and compassionate handbook. What makes this virus so dangerous? How can I protect myself and my family? How did this happen?
If you haven’t watched the news, if you aren’t keeping up with social media, if you’re not sure if you should be concerned… it’s okay. This book will quickly bring you up to speed on the virus, what’s happening with treatment and prevention, the history of the virus, and the public's biggest concerns.
This book discussed the fundamentals behind the coronavirus epidemic. For the latest guidelines, please always check:
For your personal medical concerns, please talk to your doctor. In an emergency, please call 911 and let them know if you are having flu-like symptoms, a fever, or a cough.
Dr. Devi Nampiaparampil “Doctor Devi” is a Harvard-trained Associate Professor at NYU School of Medicine, an on-air medical contributor for Fox 5 NY, and a doctor and small business owner who runs a busy medical practice in the Financial District of New York. She has dedicated her life to protecting her patients, furthering medical research, and improving medical education and health literacy. She has been voted by other doctors to Castle Connolly’s list of Top Doctors in the country.
She was accepted into medical school directly from high school and attended the combined B.A./ M.D. program at Northwestern University. Dr. Devi did her specialty and subspecialty training at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Devi has appeared in over 500 national and international medical news segments for Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, CNN International, HLN, NBC, MSNBC, CNBC, PBS, ITV, and for shows such as The Dr. Oz Show, TODAY, CBS This Morning and Inside Edition.
Dr. Devi has appeared in over 500 national and international medical news segments for Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, CNN International, HLN, NBC, MSNBC, CNBC, PBS, ITV, and for shows such as The Dr. Oz Show, TODAY, CBS This Morning and Inside Edition. She has a masters degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Dr. Devi joined a research laboratory in her first year of college. She has 25 years of research experience and over 60 publications in peer-reviewed academic medical journals. She has published her work in Newsweek as well. Her documentary, A Life for Life: One More Today, won a Jury Award from the Directors Guild of America. She also became a SAG-AFTRA member after appearing as a doctor on the soap, General Hospital, before becoming a real doctor.
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