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Samuel Botros Arizona
Covid-19, Health

The State of COVID-19 in Arizona 

Arizona, once a hot spot for COVID-19, has seen an incredible decline in cases of the virus. No small feat, this sudden shift is thanks to the state’s proactive efforts to keep cases low. Dr. Samuel Botros discusses what attributed to this massive accomplishment: The…

Dr. Samuel Botros M.D. Texas COVID-19
Covid-19, Health

Texas vs. COVID-19: A Game-Changer is Necessary 

While other states are working tirelessly to flatten the curve, the pandemic rages on in Texas. Samuel Botros lays out the factors at play in the state of COVID-19 in the Lone Star State: So what exactly is keeping Texas from overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic? …

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Covid-19, Motivation

Fourth of July: a COVID-19 risk? 

Happy Independence Day weekend! Dr. Samuel Botros, MD and his team would like you kindly remind you to be careful this holiday weekend. Although it may feel a bit unnatural to refrain from having your regular Fourth of July bash, doing so may just save…

Samuel Botros COVID-19 face mask
Covid-19

Texas postpones state reopening amid COVID-19 case increase 

Texas, California and Florida recently set records for the increase of COVID-19 cases. With the coronavirus crisis continuing, the Governor of Texas has decided to halt the state’s reopening until further notice. Unfortunately, Texas Governor Greg Abbott was recently faced with a difficult decision.  With…

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Covid-19

Blood Type May Determine COVID-19 Symptom Severity 

According to a recent study conducted by European researchers, an individual’s blood type may be linked to the severity of experienced COVID-19 symptoms. The study also suggests that there are a variety of genetic factors that might be at play. In Europe, a team of…

Samuel Botros MD - Young People
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COVID-19 Linked to Stroke in Healthy Young People 

A large vessel stroke is affecting otherwise healthy young people with COVID-19, according to a study conducted by New York University’s Langone Medical Center. Healthy young people with no preexisting health conditions and no risk factors for stroke may now be at increased risk if…