Allergies Versus Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Like many of you, I have been diagnosed as having allergies. In my case, it is an allergic reaction to trees, shrubs, and grasses. I live in the woods. “Whatcha’ gon’ do?” We’re in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, so how can you and I tell if we’ve been infected with the virus or are merely having allergy symptoms? Rather than relying on my own opinion, I’ve researched what the experts say. Let’s start with WebMD’s article. 

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COVID-19 Explained by Dr. Duc Vuong. Now What?

As MOST of you know and accept, COVID-19 (aka the Coronavirus disease) now is a worldwide pandemic. No-one is immune to it. So we need to understand it and get tips from physicians about what to do in the way of protective measures to avoid contact with the virus.

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Duc Vuong, M. D. Shows and Tells About the Coronavirus Pandemic

The following is the clearest explanation I’ve seen about how the virus works and why self-imposed isolation from others, physically, is essential. Dr. Duc Vuong’s 35-minute video is well worth watching from beginning to end. Don’t cheat! Watch it! Here’s the link, followed by the YouTube video. Next, we’ll move on to tips from another physician and more.

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