COVID-19 Care In America: 2 Patients Share Their Experiences

October 26, 2020  |  COVID-19

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Excerpt from Verywell Health article by Kayla Hui, MPH

In the early stages of the pandemic, because testing options were limited, doctors relied on other tests to diagnose coronavirus and health issues exacerbated by COVID-19. Daniel Davis, MD, medical director for Knowledge to Practice, tells Verywell doctors often did tests in the chest area because the virus predominantly affects the upper respiratory system. “The lack of testing was one of the things that made it harder to figure out how to respond to the pandemic,” Davis says. “So early on, we were using secondary indications like chest x-rays or CAT scans of the chest.”

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