Coronavirus Update 126: India, Japan, The Olympics, Mucormycosis
Professor Roger Seheult, MD of MedCram with an update on India and black fungus, low vaccination in Japan, Treating COVID with hydrotherapy, and more. (This video was recorded on May 25, 2021).
Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.
TOPICS IN THIS VIDEO INCLUDE:
00:00 Updated global COVID-19 statistics - United States, Brazil, & India 01:51 Outbreak of mucormycosis (“black mold”) in India after COVID-19 infection 02:40 Why is mucormycosis happening in India but not other places? 04:30 Surge of COVID-19 in Japan, the host of the Olympics this summer 05:52 Low vaccination rates in Japan 07:08 Moderna applies for emergency-use authorization of COVID-19 vaccine for teens 07:24 New research and findings on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 08:41 Revisiting the use of hydrothermal therapy and treating fevers for COVID-19
LINKS / REFERENCES:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations - Statistics and Research (Our World in Data) | https://ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations?country=USA
Hydrothermotherapy in prevention and treatment of mild to moderate cases of COVID-19 (Medical Hypotheses) | https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7668174/pdf/main.pdf
Exploring the rationale for thermotherapy in COVID-19 (International Journal of Hypothermia) | https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02656736.2021.1883127
Tracking Coronavirus in India: Latest Map and Case Count (The New York Times) | https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/world/india-covid-cases.html
Mucormycosis: The 'black fungus' maiming Covid patients in India (BBC) | https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-57027829
Deconstructing black fungus: How mistakes in Covid treatment is leading to a new epidemic (India Today) | https://www.indiatoday.in/coronavirus-outbreak/story/black-fungus-treatment-covid19-oxygen-crisis-1804817-2021-05-20
How to identify black fungus cases, what to do next? AIIMS issues new guidelines (India Today) | https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/how-to-identify-black-fungus-cases-what-to-do-aiims-guidelines-1804627-2021-05-20
Japan’s Osaka city crumples under Covid-19 onslaught as doctors warn of a ‘system collapse’ (CNBC) | https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/24/japans-osaka-city-crumples-under-covid-19-onslaught.html
Japan opens mass vaccine centers 2 months before Olympics (The Associated Press) | https://apnews.com/article/japan-coronavirus-pandemic-coronavirus-vaccine-olympic-games-sports-64115230b1805f18e5521bd0c29d1c28
A Randomized Trial of Convalescent Plasma in Covid-19 Severe Pneumonia (The New England Journal of Medicine) | https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa2031304
All coronavirus updates are at MedCram.com (including more discussion on India COVID, vaccination rates, black fungus in India, mucormycosis symptoms, and more).
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