Professor Roger Seheult, MD and John Campbell, RN, PhD discuss important COVID-19 questions, review lessons learned from 2020, and look ahead to potential developments in 2021.
Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com
He is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine and Assistant Prof. at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Seheult is Quadruple Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
John Campbell, RN, BSc, MSc, PGC. Pharm, PhD is a health educator and analyst that has spent over three decades teaching students in the United Kingdom, Asia, Africa, and online with an extensive video library. Dr. Campbell also has also published textbooks on Physiology and Pathophysiology. He publishes frequent COVID-19 updates at his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/Campbellteaching. A big thanks to Dr. Campbell for his participation.
Interviewer: Kyle Allred, Physician Assistant, Producer, and Co-Founder of MedCram.com
Questions discussed in this interview:
1:44 Lessons we can learn as a society so far from this pandemic?
5:13 How do you decide what COVID 19 information sources are credible?
11:04 Role of pre-print research (non published or peer-reviewed) during a pandemic?
18:07 How can trust be maintained (or restored) in federal organizations like the CDC, FDA in the USA, and NICE in the UK?
22:33 Any new promising treatments besides steroids and remdesivir, and are doctors giving vitamin D to inpatients?
28:00 Thoughts on Ivermectin?
34:40 How will SARS-CoV-2 mutations impact the vaccine, testing, and treatments?
40:26 Thoughts on COVID vaccines authorized so far: safety and efficacy
47:46 Why not just rely on your immune system to fight off COVID-19 instead of a vaccine?
50:37 Thoughts on “long haulers” or Post-COVID syndrome? Have we seen this with other viruses?
57:37 “Background” side effects vs vaccine or intervention side effects
1:00:48 “Predictions” regarding COVID-19 in 2021
1:08:51 If the fatality rate of COVID-19 was higher, would overall infections be lower?
1:13:44 Your personal routine for a healthy lifestyle and staying safe from coronavirus?
1:20:12 What dose of vitamin D do you take and do you take it all year?
1:25:05 Some consequences of time spent indoors (ventilation, vitamin D)
1:26:07 Vitamin D and skin color and archeology findings
1:28:03 Should other supplements be taken with vitamin D?
1:31:25 Lessons to learn from COVID-19 testing and where should it go?