The trial is looking for people being treated at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Click here for more info.
Visit the FDA site for more information on plasma donation.
If you are a recovered COVID-19 patient, find out how you can donate plasma.
If you have recovered from COVID-19, consider donating your plasma.
If you were diagnosed with COVID-19 and are fully recovered, consider donating your plasma.
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Dr. Oz reports on breaking news about a successful trial of a drug, remdesivir, for COVID-19 treatment, and shares new information emerging about ways the virus may spread. Learn about the disturbing trend of strokes occurring in young adults.
Dr. Oz is back with a brand new, special report on the COVID-19 crisis in America, and shares insight into the new hotspots that are emerging coast to coast. Former FDA commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan joins to discuss the summer surge of cases.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez opens up about the difficulty of being a leader during such an uncertain time, and shares why he’s searching for a long-term strategy to manage COVID-19. Hear Dr. Oz’s message on rising to the occasion during the pandemic.
Dr. Mark McClellan weighs in on school reopenings, and shares what steps need to be taken for a safe and successful return. Plus, Dr. McClellan explains why masks are crucial for reducing the spread of droplets, and protecting the people around you.
Dr. Oz reports on the recent spike of coronavirus cases in Miami, Florida – one of the hardest hit cities and states – and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez shares how his city is responding. Find out what restrictions Miami has now implemented.
Dr. Mark McClellan breaks down what it will take within communities to really contain the spread of COVID-19, and explains why we need the vast majority to wear masks. Dr. Oz shows us a simulation of how far a cough travels through different masks.
Former FDA commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan breaks down the factors that are contributing to the summer surge of COVID-19 cases, and shares his estimate for the number of cases and deaths across the United States to come.
Mel Robbins shares how you and your family can help each other move through disappointment, and explains how a visual anchor can help you become resilient during this uncertain time. Find out Robbins’ and Dr. Oz’s visual anchor.
Dr. Oz provides a “disappointment survival guide” to help you regain control of what you really want, and motivational speaker Mel Robbins shares why disappointment is everywhere right now. Learn how to start overcoming your tough feelings.
Dr. Ian Lipkin details the different types of COVID-19 therapeutic interventions, and explains the ways that they work. Plus, he shares how the medical field has improved its efforts to help their patients combat COVID-19.
Famed epidemiologist Dr. Ian Lipkin breaks down the reports that claim COVID-19 has mutated to become more infectious, and explains why this doesn't mean it’s more lethal. Dr. Oz shows us comparison charts of new cases in the United States and Italy.
Dr. Peter Hotez shares why some of the first COVID-19 vaccines may not be able to prevent the virus, but rather protect you from getting really sick. Dr. Hotez points out that we will still have to keep a lot of our current public health precautions.
Dr. Peter Hotez breaks down the complications involved in the human challenge trials, and shares why he believes we’ll get answers faster from phase three studies. Find out which COVID-19 vaccine candidates Dr. Hotez is most hopeful for.
Dr. Peter Hotez shares how long it will take for a potential COVID-19 vaccine to be ready, and reveals why he believes there will not be an approved vaccine by the end of the year. Plus, Dr. Hotez weighs in on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
Dr. Oz teams up with top experts to give you an insider's look at the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine. Which treatments are showing promise right now? A leader in the vaccine world, Dr. Peter Hotez, explains human challenge trials.
Dr. Oz demonstrates how a “super-spreader” event can lead to a localized virus cluster, and Dr. Mark McClellan weighs in on the risky events. Find out what type of activities have a higher potential for creating a “super-spreader” event.
Dr. Oz shows us brand new footage simulating how a virus can spread at a café, and reveals how long COVID-19 can likely live on certain surfaces. Dr. Mark McClellan shares what restaurants can do to help lessen surface spread of the virus.
Dr. Oz takes us through a risk assessment of common public places, and Dr. Mark McClellan points out that different restrooms create different kinds of risk. Learn how to tell which restrooms may be a safer environment than others.
Dr. Oz reports on the unprecedented mobilization of doctors and scientists trying to make sense of COVID-19, and shares three facts that will provide comfort during the pandemic. Learn tips for safely adapting to the new normal.
Dr. Oz shares breaking news from the new frontline of our nation’s war on COVID-19, and explains how contact tracing could help bring us back to normal. Epidemiologist Dr. Emily Gurley breaks down how contact tracing works.
Dr. Oz shows us the classic three-pronged strategy of contact tracing, and Dr. Emily Gurley walks us through how contact tracing will be used to help our country safely reopen. Find out what type of questions a contact tracer will ask you.
Dr. Emily Gurley explains why no one should fear participating in contact tracing, and points out that not much personal information is required and it will not be released. Learn what to do if you’re interested in becoming a contact tracer.
Dr. Oz reveals what you can do to take back control of your anxiety and find your way out of depression. Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma details the changes in the nation’s mental state throughout the pandemic, and shares the silent signs of depression.
Dr. Oz tackles the biggest COVID-19 questions that are popping up as states begin to reopen, and shares what you need to know about social distancing right now. Learn why you should still keep contact to a minimum.
Dr. Oz shares a statement from the FDA on its antibody testing policy, and Dr. Ian Lipkin shares who he thinks should seek out antibody tests. Find out why Dr. Lipkin is worried people will misuse the information from antibody test results.
Dr. Oz surprises Chris with $2,500 to help pay for his insulin so he can stay healthy and keep his family fed. Then, Dr. Oz gives advice to people who are struggling to afford their medications, and shares where you can find cost-saving coupons.
Dr. Oz investigates if antibody testing is reliable and if antibodies actually mean you have immunity. Dr. Oz shares the latest on the pandemic, and one of his staff takes us inside her antibody test appointment at a New York City urgent center.
Dr. Oz investigates what can be done for people who can’t pay for their critical prescriptions, and Chris, who was laid off as an airline mechanic, joins to discuss the struggle to support his family and get his insulin without health insurance.
Dr. Ian Lipkin, the director of the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University, shares insight into his current study that will help determine if the presence of antibodies means a person is now immune to COVID-19.
Tim Shriver shares how we can lift others up right now, and breaks down the three call-to-actions of the “The Call to Unite” movement that anyone can join. Learn how you can turn your anxieties and fear into something actionable.
Dr. Thomas Oxley, a neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Health System in New York, reveals that he’s seeing abnormal strokes in young adults with mild COVID-19 cases. Dr. Oz shows us what happens inside the body of someone who has a stroke.
Dr. Oz breaks down the process of apheresis that’s used to retrieve plasma from donor blood, and Dr. Ian Lipkin weighs in on the importance of plasma therapy treatments. Find out how many weeks after recovery is ideal for someone to donate plasma.
Dr. Kate Broderick details how Inovio’s COVID-19 vaccine would be administered, and shares when we might reasonably expect a vaccine. A leader in the vaccine world, Dr. Peter Hotez, explains the three phases of human testing that vaccines go through.
Dr. Peter Hotez, whose daughter has autism, shares his message to everyone about the safety of vaccines, and explains why there is no link between vaccines and autism. Hear what Dr. Oz says about anti-vaccine messages towards life-saving vaccines.
Dr. Peter Hotez explains how having a bigger phase three trial than typical human testing trials would speed up vaccine development. He shares details into two potential low-cost vaccines he and his team hope to distribute around the world.
Dr. Oz investigates mask mistakes you might be making, and correspondent Mara Schiavocampo breaks down which common household materials are the best and worst choices. Find out the biggest mistake most people make when it comes to masks.
Dr. Sampson Davis opens up about how the pandemic has affected him emotionally, and shares how his faith has helped him stay strong throughout the situation. NYC-based ER physician, Dr. Jake Deutsch, discusses his experience contracting COVID-19.
Dr. Sampson Davis shares that doctors don’t always need ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, and explains how turning patients on their stomachs may help improve breathing and avoid intubation.
Dr. Oz shares the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic, and a New Jersey ER physician, Dr. Sampson Davis, gives us an update on what his ER looks like today. Hear what Dr. Davis says he wishes he knew a month ago about COVID-19.
Dr. Jake Deutsch details the new set of rules his hospital operates under during the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares insights into the antibody test results he’s learned from patients.
Dr. Mark McClellan weighs in on the accuracy of antibody testing, and shares that the tests are not as reliable as they need to be to make important decisions about immunity. Hear what Dr. McClellan says about our new normal in the months ahead.
Former FDA commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan shares three things you need to know right now about COVID-19, and Dr. Oz shares the latest on the pandemic. Find out what a ‘ready’ healthcare system looks like.
Dr. Oz breaks down the different kinds of COVID-19 tests that are available, and explains what they do and how they work. Dr. Mark McClellan shares what needs to be done with testing and tracing to slow the spread and get people back to “normal.”
Dr. Mark McClellan defines the vulnerable group, and shares the extra steps everyone should take to protect those with an elevated risk for COVID-19. Hear what Dr. McClellan advises those classified as “vulnerable.”
Dr. Oz shares hacks for out-of-stock household items, and correspondent Mara Schiavocampo demonstrates how to make your own disinfectant wipes at home if you’re running low.
Dr. Oz investigates why asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 are on the rise and what we can learn about the virus from those patients. Epidemiologist Dr. Ian Lipkin shares how many people infected with COVID-19 could be asymptomatic.
Dr. Mark Hyman shares how diabetes worsens COVID-19 complications, and tells us that you can help boost your immune system by eating a whole foods, plant-rich diet. Find out which snacks to eat that won’t spike your blood pressure.
Dr. Oz shares what we can all do to improve our health to protect ourselves from COVID-19 complications, and Dr. Michael Roizen, the chief wellness officer at the Cleveland Clinic, explains why high blood pressure is such a critical risk factor.
Dr. Oz shows a video from the New England Journal of Medicine that demonstrates how many oral fluid droplets generate when we speak, and details the effectiveness of face coverings. Dr. Ian Lipkin shares what changes to likely expect in the future.
Dr. Oz investigates a study that found 88% of pregnant women, who tested positive for COVID-19, to be asymptomatic, and Dr. Ian Lipkin shares why evolution may play a role in protecting women from experiencing severe symptoms of the virus.
Dr. Oz shares the latest on the new guidelines for reopening the country, and breaks down the three-phase approach. Plus, epidemiologist Dr. Ian Lipkin joins via Zoom to discuss “recovered” patients who have tested positive again.
Dr. Oz reveals that a new study from China found the infection rate of COVID-19 to have increased from 2.2 to 5.7, and Dr. OZ demonstrates what that means. Find out how many people one person with COVID-19 could infect within five days.
Dr. Ashish Jha shares that antibody testing should become more readily available within the next week or two, and tells us who he believes should receive priority testing. Find out how antibody testing may be able to help reopen our economy.
Dr. Anne Rimoin weighs in on the varied immune response to COVID-19, and director of Harvard Global Health Institute Dr. Ashish Jha explains what an antibody test is. Learn what antibody tests may be able to uncover in patients.
The clinical director of the Voice and Swallowing Center at ENT and Allergy Association, Dr. Jonathan Aviv, explains how COVID-19 impairs smell and taste, and gastroenterologist Dr. Partha Nandi shares how the respiratory disease affects the gut.
Dr. Oz shares a COVID-19 symptom checklist quiz that goes beyond the obvious symptoms, and outlines the items you need to grab in order to follow along and take the quiz right now. Plus, learn the latest in the pandemic.
Dr. Oz investigates shocking statistics that show minorities are dying from COVID-19 at a higher rate than any other racial group. ER physician Dr. Sampson Davis shares how he’s seeing the healthcare disparity play out in his New Jersey hospital.
Dr. Oz and chief medical officer at Sharecare, Dr. Michael Crupain, explain medical care available via telemedicine. They introduce Sharecare’s simple, secure, and free telehealth platform available for providers to help bring you the best care.
Dr. Oz reveals that African American adults are 40% more likely to have high blood pressure, 20% more likely to die from heart disease, and 60% more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes compared to non-hispanic whites. Dr. Sampson Davis weighs in.
Dr. Oz points out that online grocery orders are up almost 200% compared to last year, and investigative correspondent Mara Schiavocampo shares online order hacks to help you get the groceries you want before they run out of stock.
Dr. Ian Lipkin, a pioneer in the use of plasma therapy to treat COVID-19, shares his hopes for the cutting-edge idea, and explains how giving a recovered patient’s antibodies to an infected patient may work to generate immunity to COVID-19.
The former director of the CDC, Dr. Tom Frieden, shares why the strategies to combat COVID-19 need to go beyond flattening the curve with social distancing, and breaks down three things that need to be done to prepare for the next phase of the virus.
Mara Schiavocampo reports on the risk of transmission of COVID-19 on surfaces – like cardboard, metal and plastic – and shows us the safest way to handle your packages. Plus, Schiavocampo shares how she treats her mail.
Lieutenant-Paramedic Anthony Almojera opens up about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected him and other EMS workers, and details the isolation many of them are living in so that they avoid putting their families at risk.
Dr. Oz breaks down two different types of face masks: a surgical mask and a N95 mask, and shows us how health care professionals properly apply surgical masks. Find out how to make your own face covering using a bandana.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Dr. Oz weighs in on the massive shortage of blood, and shares why we need to continue donating blood in the face of COVID-19. Watch Dr. Oz and his family visit a New York blood bank to show how safe and seamless it is to donate.
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.
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?
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.
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 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. 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.
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. 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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Do false negative tests have the power to stall reopening?
Plus, what you can do to combat these effects.
One study found that over half of patients tested experienced this.