In the midst of an epidemic, personal protection equipment is usually reserved for medical personnel. This makes perfect sense, as they are on the front lines in the battle against deadly pandemics. In the case of COVID-19, however, the CDC has endorsed home care for mild-moderate cases to avoid overwhelming medical facilities. That makes the family medic a medical worker as well, doesn’t it? Should they have access to personal protection equipment as well? Dr. Joe Alton discusses a difficult subject in this video.
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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,
Joe Alton MD
To learn more about pandemic preparedness from someone who’s been writing about it for years, check out Dr. Alton’s latest book: “Alton’s Pandemic Preparedness Guide: Dealing with Emerging and Current Threats”, now on presale at store.doomandbloom.net.