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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…

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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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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…

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COVID-19 Can Last Several Months 

The vast majority of patients who’ve contracted COVID-19 experience mild symptoms, with many experiencing no symptoms at all. According to recent studies, some individuals have been battling COVID-19 symptoms for several months. Most patients recover from COVID-19 within two weeks.  According to the World Health…

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US Makes Up Over 50% of COVID-19 Cases 

The numbers are in. The US toll of COVID-19 cases currently makes up more than half of total cases worldwide. But with front line healthcare workers fighting hard — Dr. Samuel Botros, MD believes that there is hope on the horizon. The United States is…

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ACEIs/ARBs and COVID-19 

Are hypertension patients taking ACEIs/ARBs at increased risk of COVID-19 complications? A study published in JAMA Cardiology suggests that hypertension patients undergoing ACEIs/ARBs treatment are not at increased risk for negative COVID-19 outcomes. Dr. Samuel Botros M.D. discusses the recent study. Thanks to data analysis…