In this episode, Mike is joined by his two good friends, Christy Landy RN, CSN, CEN, a registered nurse in the emergency room, and Dr. Michael Litt MD, PhD an internal medical resident. Both are currently treating and managing COVID-19 patients at Brigham Women’s Hospital in Boston Massachusetts and joined the show to share their experiences and perspective on the pandemic. They provide sound advice on if wearing gloves and masks for the general public are necessary, if the hype around malaria drugs to treat COVID-19 are warranted, how COVID-19 leads to respiratory and cardiac compromise, and the importance of social distancing. This episode was filmed on 4/1/20 and things the situation in Boston has already changed a bunch since then in regards to COVID-19!

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Guest Bio:

All of us are on the front lines and we have to do our part to help flatten the curve.

Michael Litt MD, PhD is from Jacksonville, Florida and received his medical and graduate degree from Vanderbilt University. His research specialty is in obesity and its effect on the heart. He is currently an internal medicine resident at The Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Christy Landy RN, BSN, CEN is from Los Angeles, California and holds a bachelors of science in exercise biology and nursing from UC Davis. She is a certified trauma and emergency room nurse. She is currently working as a nurse in The Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Emergency Department in Boston, Massachusetts.

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