Category Archives: Infectious disease

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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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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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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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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The NIH Human Microbiome Project

March 31, 2010- Produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Infectious disease specialist Dr. Vincent Young from the University of Michigan discusses the

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Preventing HIV infection

July 28, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper he co-wrote

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Triple Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

October 18, 2018- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Is polio making a comeback?

Update November 13, 2018- Parents of children who died from this “polio-like” illness are accusing the

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New treatment paradigm for C. Diff colitis

March 31, 2010- Produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD New drugs

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Interview with the CEO of Synthetic Biologics, Jeff Riley

February 8, 2016- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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Actavis 1000% drug price hike: a case for healthcare reform

Update September 21, 2015- The Healthcare Channel was the first to report in 2009 on the business strategy of acquiring cheap generic drugs, cornering the market, then raising

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Rand Paul’s secret Looney Tune side revealed

February 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD People have asked me my opinion of the Republican field for 2016 and I have told them that Dr. Rand

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Quarantining Ebola caregivers arriving from Africa is the right thing to do

Update November 6, 2014- Despite more than 80% of responders in various polls feeling

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The NEJM editorial board blew it on anti-quarantine Ebola essay

October 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Jeffrey Drazen and the other editors of the New England Journal of Medicine rushed out an opinion

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The Dallas hospital administrators who botched Ebola were likely criminals, not just incompetent

October 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The mainstream media has correctly reported on the numerous missteps made by the Dallas

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Single-pill combo regimens for HIV

July 28, 2014- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD Rajesh Tim Gandhi, MD of the Massachusetts General Hospital discusses the NEJM review paper

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Dallas Buyers Club is much better than advertised

May 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for his portrayal

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New therapies for hepatitis C

November 6, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD In Part 1, Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, liver disease and GI doctor from UCLA, discusses the standard of care

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