KYW Medical Reports

Blood test
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KYW Staff
May 27, 2020 - 9:18 pm
A viral blood test for COVID-19 is an oral or nasal swab or saliva test that looks for evidence of an active viral infection. Read more here.
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Blood tests
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KYW Staff
May 26, 2020 - 9:51 pm
There are two types of blood tests for COVID-19: serology and viral. Read more here.
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A sign on a business door reminding people to wear masks
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KYW Staff
May 25, 2020 - 3:33 pm
With the impact of COVID-19, all of us have our own battles: it could be a loved one who has fallen victim, a lost job, or a lost spring with friends at school. Read more here.
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Doctor meeting with patient
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KYW Staff
May 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Slowly but surely, hospitals are developing ways for patients to come to physician offices as well as start to have important elective procedures and studies. Read more here.
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Doctor doing coronavirus testing
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KYW Staff
May 21, 2020 - 3:34 pm
The form of coronavirus that we are battling is quite nasty because of the complications it can cause in people, especially some of the issues we do not talk about a great deal, such as the formation of clots in the blood. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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KYW Staff
May 20, 2020 - 2:41 pm
n our battle against COVID-19, the most important development will be a vaccine. Read more here.
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Masks and hand sanitizer
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KYW Staff
May 19, 2020 - 9:32 pm
It is worth taking a second to show appreciation for how hard the vast majority of people are working to contain this virus by taking common sense steps to reduce spread. Read more here.
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Telehealth
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KYW Staff
May 19, 2020 - 8:27 pm
If there is a silver lining to COVID-19 — and believe me, one has to look hard for a silver lining — it could be telehealth. Read more here.
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Touro University Nevada medical students check a box of N95 respirators and surgical masks.
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KYW Staff
May 15, 2020 - 2:29 pm
If someone is asymptomatic and you come in contact with them, could you possibly become asymptomatic to and not even know it, and other questions as KYW Newsradio medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough answers all of your coronavirus-related questions.
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Public pool
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KYW Staff
May 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
Concerned about coronavirus? You’re not alone. This week, Dr. Brian McDonough answers your questions about cigarette smoke spreading coronavirus, public pools, and more.
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