Survival Medicine Podcast: Chloroquine, Food and Laundry in Pandemics

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rampage throughout the known world, killing close to 100000 and ruining the economies of whole nations. There is no proven treatment, cure, or vaccine, a common but deadly problem whenever a new virus emerges. The lack of an option leaves scientists scrambling to find a medicine that works, immediately if not sooner. Dr. Joe Alton discusses a new treatment using an old anti-malarial drug, an antibiotic, and zinc.

In infectious disease outbreaks, mundane chores like food shopping may become much more exciting (but not in a good way).  Yet, these activities are necessary to keep a family going. How can you avoid getting infected in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic? Joe Alton MD discusses CDC opinions and gives some of his own.

Plus, how to deal with laundry if you’re taking care of a COVID-19 patient at home. Guidelines exist that will decrease the chances of infection.

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe Alton MD

Dr. Alton

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