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Dr. Keith Mortman explains how his team treated the COVID-19 patient, whose lungs are seen in the 3D virtual reality image, and shares the tragic news that the man did not recover. Hear Dr. Mortman’s biggest concern for the coming weeks.
Dr. Oz’s daughter Zoe and son Oliver sit down to discuss the hot topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear what they think about millennials’ response to the crisis, the long-term effects of social distancing, and more.
Dr. Oz takes us inside the epicenter, and shares an exclusive look into one of the busiest hospitals in the New York area. Dr. Oz details the latest COVID-19 headlines, and Dr. Stuart Ditchek describes the situation at the Maimonides Medical Center.
Zoe and Oliver Oz hit upon the big issues we’re all asking about when and how the COVID-19 pandemic will end, and argue on what they believe needs to happen within our country to help reach the best solution.
Dr. Oz breaks down how to know if you have COVID-19 or just seasonal allergies, and allergist Dr. Tania Elliott explains the difference between the overlapping symptoms. Learn what to look out for and when to see a doctor.
Dr. Stuart Ditchek uncovers that patients who show up moderately sick are being sent home – due to minimal hospital space – and are coming back even sicker. Find out if Dr. Ditchek agrees that New York is about two weeks away from the apex.
Dr. Tania Elliott reveals a simple at-home test you can do by taking an over-the-counter medicine to see if your symptoms are likely related to allergies, and shares the best way to seek care through technology if you’re worried about your symptoms.
Dr. Stuart Ditchek shares the three things that hospitals need most right now, and describes the horrific scene of a Brooklyn funeral home overflooded with dead bodies. Hear why he says it’s critical for people to see the reality of the situation.
Dr. Oz gives us an inside look at COVID-19 like we’ve never seen before: the first 3D virtual reality images of the lungs of an infected patient. Chief of thoracic surgery at George Washington University Hospital Dr. Keith Mortman shares the details.
Dr. Oz shares an exclusive look into the overcrowded hospitals and funeral homes in New York, and reports on the new hotspots emerging across America. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams lays down what he thinks the next several months will look like.
Amy Breslow shares that they ran into issues with potential donors, and reveals that a team from The American Red Cross is stepping in and handling communications with Cooper Hospital. Hear what Breslow wants everyone to know about COVID-19.
Dr. Oz shares worrisome messages from health care workers battling COVID-19. Emergency medicine physician at Columbia University, Dr. Dara Kass, opens up about her COVID-19 recovery, and gives us a feel of what it’s like to be on the front lines.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams outlines New York’s COVID-19 curve, and breaks down what goes into making a travel restriction decision. Adams shares why it’s crucial for everyone to cooperate with the recommendations to help slow the spread.
Amy Breslow opens up about the last time she saw her husband, who is in critical condition after testing positive for COVID-19, and shares their hope for him to receive treatment with an investigational therapy called COVID-19 convalescent plasma.
Dr. Oz raises concern about the lack of medical supplies on the frontlines, and U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams shares a message to health care workers who are worried about their safety. Learn more about the efforts of the supply chain task force.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams shares how the federal government plans to prepare hospitals beyond New York that might come under siege by COVID-19. Plus, Adams explains who should and shouldn’t be wearing a face mask in public.
Dr. Dara Kass tells us what everybody can do to support health care workers in the fight against COVID-19, and shares the personal precautions she took to protect her family. Hear Dr. Oz’s call to action to help those on the front lines.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams shares why it’s crucial for a community to act fast and get aggressive with mitigation if there’s an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Adams details the work being done to maximize capacity and supplies in hospitals.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams weighs in on the projections surrounding the number of ventilators needed across America, and shares how the federal government has been allocating them. When will the supply chain become more transparent?
Dr. Oz breaks down the details of what happens inside the body of a patient infected with COVID-19, and explains the toll it takes on the body. Learn what leads to severe cases of COVID-19.
Dr. Oz shares the footage ER physician Dr. Colleen Smith submitted to the media, showing the COVID-19 crisis at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York. Former CDC director Dr. Thomas Friedman joins via Zoom to discuss the unprecedented pandemic.
Dr. Thomas Friedman shares how to protect yourself and your family from COVID-19, and shares the protocol each state will have to follow when attempting to return to normal. Find out the key to a great response to an infectious disease emergency.
Dr. Donald Landry, the Physician-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, describes what it’s been like on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares smart solutions to help mobilize more healthcare workers.
Dr. Donald Landry points out that retired healthcare workers can help in the fight against COVID-19 through the use of telemedicine, and shares the potential benefits of authorized self-testing. Hear Dr. Landry’s advice for combatting COVID-19.
Dr. Thomas Friedman weighs in on President Trump’s pledge to reopen the country by Easter, and explains the two reasons why shelter-in-place is so important. Then, Dr. Friedman outlines the strategy he has laid out for containing COVID-19.
Dr. Thomas Friedman points out that we don’t know what the future holds for COVID-19, and shares why it’s so important to continue multiple clinical trials. Then, Dr. Friedman explains why taking a vitamin D supplement could help combat COVID-19.
Dr. Ian Lipkin reveals that he reached out to his colleagues in China for advice on his COVID-19 treatment, and shares the two different recommendations that he received. Find out what medication the doctors from Columbia University prescribed him.
Dr. Ian Lipkin weighs in on President Trump’s goal to reopen the country by Easter, and shares that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will be in a position to go back to normal by then. Learn why a universal policy is the only way to contain COVID-19.
Dr. Oz weighs in on President Trump’s remarks about having the country go back to normal by Easter. Famed epidemiologist Dr. Ian Lipkin, who was just diagnosed with COVID-19, warns of what could happen if people resume normal life too early.
Dr. Ian Lipkin details the symptoms he experienced after taking a version of hydroxychloroquine to help treat COVID-19, and reveals that he is starting to feel better. Hear how he plans to continue to recover from COVID-19 over the next few days.
Dr. Ian Lipkin describes the splitting headaches that led him to get tested for COVID-19, and points out that he acquired the infection in New York City. Plus, Dr. Lipkin tells us that COVID-19 is the most transmissible virus that he’s ever seen.
Dr. Oz asks Dr. Ian Lipkin if he thinks it’d be possible for some states to go back to work while hotspot states stay on lockdown, and Dr. Lipkin shares why he believes that option will not be a viable solution.
Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma shares that many people are seeking help during the COVID-19 pandemic, and tells us that people should not be ashamed of fear. Find out what you can do to help stop COVID-19 fears in its tracks.
Could you be bringing unwanted germs into your home with your grocery items? Investigative reporter Mara Schiavocampo shows us her new unpacking routine. Find out why the extra effort is worth your time.
Dr. Ian Lipkin shares insight into the studies looking into the influence of antibodies in the immunity of COVID-19, and reveals they should have information soon. Dr. Lipkin defines herd immunity, and shares why we must stay apart to stay together.
The former governor of Kansas, Dr. Jeff Colyer, shares how his hospital is using the antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, and Z-Pak, azithromycin, to treat COVID-19 patients. Reminder: Do not seek these medications without the guidance of a doctor.
Dr. Oz joins a panel of medical experts in a virtual town hall to ask Vice President Mike Pence about the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Oz inquires about the use of the antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, and Z-Pak, azithromycin, as a COVID-19 treatment.
Dr. Oz asks Vice President Mike Pence how the task force plans to deal with the lack of drug availability to treat COVID-19 patients and to protect medical workers on the front lines. Hear how Vice President Pence responds.
Dr. Oz shares the messages from two young people who have fallen victim to COVID-19, including “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood. Then, epidemiologist Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo weighs in on the U.S. COVID-19 hospitalization of young people.
Dr. Jeff Colyer reveals when reports will likely start to be released about the effectiveness of the drug combo in the treatment of COVID-19. Reminder: Do not seek these medications without the guidance of a doctor.
Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo stresses how critically important it is for every person – regardless of age – to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Dr. Jeff Colyer explains the protocol that the doctors in his community have been using to decide which patients they should provide medication to. Reminder: Do not seek these medications without the guidance of a doctor.
Rio Giardinieri describes the defining moment that his symptoms began to subside, and shares that he believes his unexpected recovery was due to taking the antimalarial drug. Reminder: Do not seek these medications without the guidance of a doctor.
Peter DeLucia gives us an inside look into how and where he disinfects his car, and Dr. Oz uncovers the U.S. government’s findings on how long COVID-19 can survive on specific surfaces. Find out what you need to be wiping down regularly.
A Florida man, Rio Giardinieri, joins via Zoom to discuss his COVID-19 diagnosis, and details the progression of his symptoms. Reminder: Do not seek these medications without the guidance of a doctor.
Dr. Oz investigates how often you should be disinfecting surfaces in your home, and the assistant commissioner of health in Westchester County, Peter DeLucia, uncovers 10 hidden household places you may forget to clean.
Peter DeLucia tells us that frequent hand washing is in fact one of the biggest ways to reduce risk of infection, and reveals that you need to sanitize the reusable bags you take to and from the grocery store. Learn tips for effective disinfection.
Dr. Oz looks into studies using an antimalarial drug (hydroxychloroquine) as a treatment for COVID-19, and reveals that a trial in China has found promising results. And a reminder: do not seek these medications without the guidance of a doctor.
Dr. Oz takes us inside his home to demonstrate how to properly isolate yourself in your own home if you become infected or if you find out you’ve come in contact with someone infected with COVID-19. Learn how to help stop the spread to your family.
Margaret, a nurse from New Jersey, joins via Zoom from her hospital room to tell us that her condition improved in one day after drug combo therapy. Reminder: Do not seek these medications without the guidance of a doctor.
Dr. Oz demonstrates how an antiviral drug, developed originally for Ebola, works to stop the virus from multiplying, and explains another promising treatment: plasma infusion. Find out what you can do to help find a treatment for COVID-19.
Dr. Didier Raoult weighs in on the drug combination – hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin – that could be a possible treatment for COVID-19, and reveals that several trials have found positive results. Should this treatment be used on patients now?
Emergency physician Dr. Sampson Davis, who is on the front lines of COVID-19 cases, breaks down the latest on novel coronavirus treatments. Find out what supportive treatment you can take at home and why you should avoid online alternative remedies.
Dr. Sampson Davis explains what signs indicate a patient needs a ventilator. Internist Dr. Sandra Gelbard speaks out about the trials being done around the world with various medications to treat COVID-19.
Dr. Oz walks us through the strategy for developing a COVID-19 vaccine, and explains how vaccines work to combat viruses. A leader in the vaccine world, Dr. Peter Hotez, joins via Zoom to discuss the first human trials of COVID-19 vaccines.
Dr. Peter Hotez reveals that he is working on one of the many vaccines being developed for COVID-19, and shares that they are having issues moving it into clinical trials. Hear how long he believes it will take to get a vaccine out on the market.
Mayor Eric Garcetti weighs in on the decision to release all non-violent criminals from Los Angeles county jails, and points out that the released inmates will not be let off for their crimes. Hear why Mayor Garcetti tells us to stop panic shopping.
Jon Cohen, the executive chairman of Bioreference Laboratories, joins via Zoom, and shares an update on the progress of COVID-19 testing in New York. Plus, he details the specific requirements of drive-thru testing.
Dr. Oz points out why you shouldn’t be making your own hand sanitizer at home, and demonstrates why washing your hands with soap is the most effective way to get rid of germs. Watch Dr. Oz’s grandkids test out their own germ experiment.
Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti shares an update on the grab-and-go food distribution centers that were set up to help close the gap for many families that rely on schools for meals. Mayor Garcetti reveals that there is not nearly enough testing.
Dr. Oz shares insight into the policies that could either spread or help slow the outbreak of COVID-19. Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti walks us through his plan to contain the virus, and explains why his first step was to close all schools.
Jon Cohen shows us the length of the swab that has to go through the nose to reach the back of the throat to test for COVID-19, and breaks down what happens after swabbing. Have we missed the window where testing can save us?
Dr. Lipkin points out that social distancing needs to be a mandatory rule rather than a suggestion, and tells us that it’s going to take everyone coming together to fight this. Dr. Lipkin why we must act now before it’s too late.
Elizabeth Schneider describes her initial COVID-19 symptoms, and tells us that she thought it was the flu. Dr. Ian Lipkin, director of the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University, reveals the typical incubation period of COVID-19.
Dr. Ian Lipkin explains why radical actions, like shelter-in-place, need to be enforced to interrupt the transmission of COVID-19. Dr. Lipkin shares how people, who have recovered from COVID-19, have the opportunity to help save lives.
Dr. Sam Fink shares that, in his 30 years of practice, he has never seen anything as contagious as the coronavirus. Dr. Oz compares the response of two cities to the Spanish flu of 1918, and shows us why social isolation really does matter.
Carl Goldman tells us what he plans to do once he’s released from quarantine. Dr. Sam Fink joins via Zoom to discuss his biggest concerns after treating patients with COVID-19 firsthand, and shares why he advocates closing schools.
Carl Goldman shares how frightening it was to be infected with an unfamiliar virus, and describes the extensive testing he has endured as part of a clinical study on coronavirus. Hear why he fears returning to society once released from quarantine.
Dr. Oz reports on novel coronavirus updates. Then, one of the most important COVID-19 patients in America, who has undergone quarantine and intensive research studies for more than a month, joins via Zoom to discuss his initial symptoms.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta demonstrates the process of testing for COVID-19 on Dr. Oz, and provides the questions your doctor will ask you before conducting the test. Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares insight into how the test works, and reveals its false-negative rate.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down how long it should take for an infected person to recover, and points out that it depends on the strength of your symptoms. Find out the single most important thing Dr. Gupta believes our nation should be focused on.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us the predictions of what may happen with novel coronavirus based on the data on H1N1 swine flu pandemic in 2009. Learn why it’s crucial for our behaviors to change right now to stop the explosive spread.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why it’s normal for viruses to mutate, and shares why it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Dr. Gupta weighs in on the possibility of reinfection, and Dr. Oz compares the spread of the novel coronavirus to other epidemics.
Dr. Oz provides a COVID-19 risk assessment to help you determine if you fall into the high risk category. Follow along as Dr. Oz asks the audience — keep track of your answers at home.
On day 51 of the COVID-19 outbreak, Dr. Oz invites the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on the show to answer our most pressing questions. How do I get tested? How long will this outbreak last? Plus, the latest information you need to know.
Dr. Oz shows us different techniques for effectively washing your hands, and points out why it’s crucial to not forget about your fingers. Learn how to do the “Turkish twist” and how to best avoid contamination after your 20 seconds of washing.
Dr. Ian Lipkin explains why quarantine is an effective way to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Oz walks us through how the one man — who was the second confirmed case in New York — is responsible for the spread of 113 cases and counting.
Dr. Ian Lipkin shares about the huge impact novel coronavirus will have on the economy, and urges the need for future investment in public health. Dr. Lipkin tells us who should avoid traveling and going out in crowded environments.
Dr. Oz asks the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, to shed some light on the conspiracy theories going around that the government and media are downplaying the severity of COVID-19. Hear his response.
Chief of staff for “The Dr. Oz Show” medical unit Dr. Michael Crupain reveals COVID-19 concerns he walked away with after meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and his team at The White House. Plus, he weighs in on the shortage of face masks.
Dr. Oz reveals that if you answered mostly As then you’re considered to be a high-risk patient for novel coronavirus, and breaks down what precautions to take to reduce your risk of contamination. Plus, find out what to do if you’re at low risk.
How can you avoid getting sick? Washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. Watch this video tutorial on proper hand washing.
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The bill provides free testing for COVID-19, plus paid sick leave to some.
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