Survival Medicine Podcast: Near-Drowning, Spanish Flu Lessons, More

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Many people are concerned about what appears to be a second wave of COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by the SARS-CoV2 virus. Indeed, some states that were relatively unaffected by the virus are now reporting high numbers of cases and people are getting concerned about hospitals’ abilities to deal with the more severe cases. Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy discuss what goes into pandemic waves and discuss a brief history of the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919. To forget history is to repeat its mistakes!

Regardless of municipalities closing pubic beaches and pools, In warm weather, many folks head to the waterfront for recreation. Some wind up getting in trouble, and I’m not talking about Jaws, We’re talking about something just as scary though: Drowning. Dr. Alton tells you what you need to know to stay safe this summer.

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

Joe and Amy Alton

Amy and Joe Alton

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A Brief History of the Spanish Flu Pandemic