Monday, November 30, 2020

Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa
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Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa is a NY Times featured Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine specialist in clinical practice for over 20 years. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. He is a prolific writer, with dozens of peer-reviewed scientific articles and medical blog posts. He is a Physician Leader and published author. His latest book is "Code Blue," a medical thriller.
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Associate Regional Medical Director
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Rush Medical College
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Pulmonary Disease Critical Care Medicine Sleep Medicine
2 weeks ago no Comment

I have signed dozens of death certificates after patients died of Covid-19, and I have also signed death certificates of patients who did not have Covid. Never — not even once — did I think about putting down Covid-19 as a cause of death

Covid Second Wave
2 weeks ago no Comment

This is an unmitigated disaster, and our current national leadership has gone AWOL. Cases are rising. People are suffering. People are dying.

1 month ago no Comment

Real-world data from Kansas and Tennessee that wearing masks can slow the spread of Covid-19 and reduce hospitalization rates

Crowd wearing masks
1 month ago no Comment

While we await the trials to be completed to ensure the vaccines’ safety and efficacy, however, everyone needs to be wearing a mask

Covid Herd Immunity
1 month ago no Comment

The precise scientific term is “indirect protection” or “community immunity.” This is the protection against infection of a susceptible group of individuals

Pandemic Fatigue
2 months ago no Comment

SARS CoV-2 is not taking a break. SARS CoV-2 is not suffering from “pandemic fatigue.” SARS CoV-2 is not letting up

Donald Trump
2 months ago no Comment

The treatments Donald Trump received can hardly be characterized as “cures,” and here is the data behind each one

2 months ago no Comment

Frequent hand washing is absolutely essential when it comes to ways that we can reduce the spread of Covid-19. The question is, why is it so important?

2 months ago no Comment

A study released today should — once and for all — finally shut the coffin closed on hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19

2 months ago no Comment

I am scared of catching SARS CoV-2. I am deathly scared of getting Covid and then bringing it home to my family.

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