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The Weekly Summary

March 30th – April 5th                                 2020 In the general news, the SARS-CoV-2 (AKA COVID-19 or simply coronavirus) pandemic

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Joe Piscopo radio: Dr. Greer discusses the coronavirus

April 2, 2020- See below

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The New York virus death rates are too high. Why?

March 29, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have been following closely the death rates from this SARS-CoV-2 virus, also known as COVID-19,

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Tony Fauci is purely guessing when he estimates up to 200,000 people could die

April 1, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD I wrote an essay early on in this non-pandemic that Anthony Fauci, MD of the NIH shut down

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The Weekly Summary

March 23rd – March 29th                                 2020 In the general news, the global coronavirus pandemic dominated the news. While total deaths

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How President Steven Greer would handle the pandemic now

Update March 28, 2020- Trump is planning to quarantine the entire Tri-State area, as I advocated for below.

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I discuss the handling of the COVID-19 outbreak on The Joe Piscopo radio show

March 23, 2020- I updated Joe Piscopo today, focusing on the new drugs to treat coronavirus.

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The Weekly Summary

March 16th – March 22nd                                 2020 In the general news, coronavirus literally halted the global economy in many ways. However,

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Are there any medications to treat coronavirus?

(Also: How infectious and lethal is this Coronavirus COVID-19 compared to regular “flu”?) February 27, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Gilead makes a not-yet-approved antiviral drug called remdisivir and it is being tested right

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The Weekly Summary

March 9th – March 15th                                 2020 In the general news, all of Italy and most of the rest of Europe locked down borders and imposed

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The best hospitals in the country are losing money. Why?

August 12, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD In the course of working on a medical book for the patient population, I just discovered this 2017 Forbes article that explains

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President Trump adopts plan by The Healthcare Channel to bring back drug manufacturing jobs

Update February 26, 2020 By Steven E Greer, MD It is happening for real. Politico reports that the Trump administration is planning on using various

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How infectious and lethal is this Coronavirus COVID-19 compared to regular “flu”?

February 28, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Just published online in the NEJM is a report with the death rates in China

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Anthony Fauci unjustifiably caused a mass panic

March 13, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD With one sentence in response to a question from a congressional hearing, an obscure medical

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The only thing we have to fear…is fear itself

March 13, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD Holy cow. The PGA Tour cancelled the Players Championship due to fears over the coronavirus.

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The Weekly Summary

March 2nd – March 8th                                 2020 In the general news, the coronavirus pandemic dominated the global news. The virus spread to the east in the U.S. causing New York to declare a state of emergency as California

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The Weekly Summary

February 24th – March 1st                                 2020 In the general news, President Trump traveled to India where he was greeted by 150,000 people in a stadium cheering him. The coronavirus expanded into multiple countries,

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The Medical Advocate

Now available on Amazon. The Medical Advocate is an important book on the American healthcare system.

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The new CDC guidelines for prescribing opioid pain pills

June 1, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Pain pill prescriptions have quadrupled since the 1990’s as drug companies stepped up marketing and funded

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Vaccinations that all adults should have

Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD William Schaffner, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Vanderbilt University

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