What are the odds of dying from COVID-19 compared to other coronaviruses? This is a common question I get asked both from my patients as well as comments on my YouTube videos. The odds of dying from COVID-19 have been well established but what about for other coronaviruses. There are 7 different human coronaviruses some of which cause the common cold and others have caused outbreaks such as MERS, SARS and of course COVID-19. I will review the current knowledge on these coronaviruses and compare the current COVID-19 pandemic with other coronavirus infections. Does infection from one coronavirus protect you against others? SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of COVID-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls
Odds of dying from COVID | COVID-19 fatality rate link : https://youtu.be/a8HmYqie5lI
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Odds of dying from COVID by age. Here is the link. https://youtu.be/xQIyfp_731g
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00:00 Common cold Coronaviruses.
1:43 Severe Coronaviruses.
6:33 Odds of Dying.
7:33 Case fatality vs Infection fatality.
10:00 T-cell Immunity.
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Dr. Keith Moran MD, RCPSC, DABIM, RCS, NBE Biography:
I am a consultant in Internal Medicine with special medical interests in gastroenterology, cardiology, and echocardiography. I am a a full-time practising physician in these areas. I was an undergraduate at the University of Toronto, Trinity College where I received a number of scholarships including one for top student at Trinity College. I attended medical school at the University of Toronto graduating with a gold medal. My internship was completed at McMaster University in Hamilton followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Western Ontario in London. I then completed a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the University of Western Ontario. I have active staff privileges and work as a consultant at my hospital managing the intensive care unit and providing consultative care in all hospital departments. I am a past clinical preceptor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. I am an active echocardiographer who has been certified and recertified by the National Board of Echocardiography. I am certified in cardiac sonography and have trained and completely educated a number of cardiac sonographers. I am the medical director of my cardiology laboratory which was established in 2001. My laboratory performs echocardiography and stress echocardiography amongst other tests. I maintain my certification in the American Board of Internal Medicine.