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Fred Bodimer
May 01, 2020 - 11:02 am
Herd immunity means enough people are protected against a virus to limit its spread, but some say it will take up to 70% of people being immune for it to work.
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Tom Franklin
April 22, 2020 - 3:56 am
Mercy Hospital South and SSM St. Mary's Hospital nurses, doctors and staff each had unique ways of celebrating the release of COVID-19 patients this week!
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Fred Bodimer
April 21, 2020 - 2:54 pm
New numbers detailing the state of New York's fatal COVID-19 cases shows only 5% of victims had asthma.
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Fred Bodimer
April 15, 2020 - 12:50 pm
After a Brazilian coronavirus treatment study was shut down after patients developed an irregular heartbeat, we talk about the biggest cardiac concerns in COVID-19 patients
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Hamm, pizza, nurses
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Associated Press
April 14, 2020 - 11:35 am
Small gestures have become huge moments for those working on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic and some of those stories have come out of St. Louis.
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Fred Bodimer
April 13, 2020 - 1:03 pm
A small chloroquine study in Brazil has been halted over the risk of fatal heart complications. The Brazilian study involved 81 COVID-19 patients.
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Fred Bodimer
April 09, 2020 - 1:57 pm
Dr. Fred Buckhold says the new guidelines are meant to reduce the spread, while at the same time keeping America's essential workers on the job and safe.
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Fred Bodimer
April 06, 2020 - 11:56 am
The White House is promoting an anti-malaria drug be approved to fight COVID-19, even though scientists like Saint Louis University Hospital Dr. Fred Buckhold say more testing is needed.
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Fred Bodimer
March 27, 2020 - 2:04 pm
Dr. Buckhold of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital reacts to news that ventilators are in dire need.
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Screening For Coronavirus At Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
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Fred Bodimer
February 04, 2020 - 3:00 am
A local doctor says there's no need for alarm -- following Thursday's news that we now have the first U.S. case of person to person transmission of the novel coronavirus.
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