Manage episode 267516492 series 2648840
Dr. Talia Swartz of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York discusses:
The all hands on deck response at hospitals during the depths of the crisis in New York.
How treatment of severe cases has improved.
Her work evaluating how the immune system responds to the virus and the inflammation caused by the immune response.
How immunity works generally, and the current state of our understanding of immunity conferred by recovery from the virus.
How to interpret media reports of reinfection.
How much stock to put in theories that a large number of people are immune to COVID-19 due to previous exposure to other coronaviruses.
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