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Dr. Andrew Weil - Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention tactics - Andrew Weil, M.D.
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Dr. Andrew Weil - Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention tactics

The Kevin Rose Show

Andrew Weil, M.D., Kevin Rose

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I would say, at the moment, the flu is much more of a concern. The flu is a serious disease with high rates of complication. Last year, 80,000 people in the U.S. died from the flu, and that dwarfs anything that's going on at the moment with the coronavirus.

Dr. Weil Isn't Scared of the Coronavirus; the Flu is More Concerning

Ordinary masks are permeable by viruses. They don’t do anything to prevent you from getting infected. The only ones that reduce the possibility of inhaling or swallowing a virus are the N95 respirators.

Only N95 Respirator Masks Prevent Viral Infections

The flu's death rate is ~0.1%; that of the coronavirus is presumed to be ~2%.

The Coronavirus is Potentially 20x More Deadly Than the Flu

To enhance your immunity, Dr. Weil recommends Host Defense’s 'MycoShield Throat Spray.

Supplements to Enhance Immunity and Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19 Infection

The other thing I would strongly recommend, if there's a real threat of the coronavirus appearing in the U.S., is to take take the Chinese herb astragalus every day. This is a well-known medicinal plant. It’s non-toxic and can be used long-term. There’s good research supporting its efficacy against viral infections.

Supplements to Enhance Immunity and Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19 Infection
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