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COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS LATEST UPDATES AND FAQ’S

By Gregg DeNicola, MD Chief Medical Officer | March 16, 2020 |

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM OUR CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER GREGG DENICOLA MD Published 3-16-2020 It is impossible to turn on TV or engage on any social media platforms without being informed about the Covid-19 crisis, thus we felt it best to use the newest update in an “FAQ format.”   Q: Are things getting better at all? How…

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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) TESTING NOW AVAILABLE

By Gregg DeNicola, MD Chief Medical Officer | March 12, 2020 |

BREAKING NEWS FOR LA/OC/RIVERSIDE county residents – Caduceus Medical Group will now be offering Coronavirus COVID-19 curbside testing and medical travel clearances. A few COVID-19 facts: • The virus is NOT slowing down. A month ago the WHO (World Health Organization) was publishing 1000 new cases a day. Two weeks ago, 2000. As of this morning,…

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Is it coronavirus or the flu? Urgent care info you need to know.

By Paula | March 5, 2020 |

As Chief Medical Officer I am asked daily about advice to Caduceus patients about the Coronavirus; now called Covid-19.  Wanting to keep the advice timely and factual, it is very difficult to separate the facts from hysteria. But someone has to do it, so here are the recommendations for Caduceus patients from the CMO. First…

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HOW EFFECTIVE WAS THE FLU VACCINE THIS SEASON?

By Gregg DeNicola, MD Chief Medical Officer | February 27, 2020 |

DOES THE FLU VACCINE COVER A OR B OR BOTH? Many patients have inquired about the efficacy of this season’s flu vaccine. The flu shot designed by the CDC in cooperation with other countries covered both A and B. But because there are new strains every year, they are basically making a best hypothesis on…