COVID-19 Animation: What Happens If You Get Coronavirus?

COVID-19 Animation: What Happens If You Get Coronavirus?

This is SARS CoV-2. It belongs to the family of coronaviruses, named for crownlike spikes on their surfaces. SARS CoV-2 can cause COVID-19, a contagious viral infection that attacks primarily your throat and lungs. What actually happens in your body when you contract the coronavirus? What exactly causes your body to develop pneumonia? And how […]

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COVID-19: Understanding the Disease and the Pandemic

COVID-19: Understanding the Disease and the Pandemic

Welcome. I’m pleased today to be able to present to you some thinking about how to understand the COVID-19 disease and the pandemic that is now around us. Most of you know that as little as two to three months ago, COVID-19 (or SAR-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19) was very distant, and seemed unlikely […]

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COVID-19 in Prisons, Jails, and Detention Centers

COVID-19 in Prisons, Jails, and Detention Centers

[MUSIC PLAYING] JOSH SHARFSTEIN: Welcome to Public Health on Call, a new podcast from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Our focus is the novel coronavirus. I’m Josh Sharfstein, a faculty member at Johns Hopkins and also a former secretary of Maryland’s Health Department. Our goal with this podcast is to bring evidence […]

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Coronavirus Destroys Sense of Smell: Why?

Coronavirus Destroys Sense of Smell: Why?

so I want to chat about something very interesting about the coronavirus typically the symptoms and there’s actually quite a lot of different symptoms but mainly you get fever you’re tired a dry cough shortness of breath sore throat your lungs start to become inflamed and there’s a series of symptoms but recently there’s been […]

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