Healthy Skeptic, MD
Dr. Michael Hochman, MD
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Children and the Pesky COVID Variants with Dr. Jessica Hochman
Just when we thought the end was in sight, there are signs that COVID-19 variants – such as the B117 strain first found in the UK – are popping up across the U.S. Worryingly, this B117 strain appears to be more contagious among children. But according to today’s guest, Pediatrician Dr. Jessica Hochman, we should take it all in stride. The miraculous immune systems of children handle the SARS-Co-2 virus very well, and if we can continue rapidly distributing the vaccines to high risk adults, the overall benefits of getting children back in schools outweigh the risks.**Be sure to subscribe to The Healthy Skeptic MD on your favorite podcast app and on Youtube!Link for our channel on podcast apps and Youtube: wavve.link/healthyskepticmd
About Healthy Skeptic, MD
The purpose of the Healthy Skeptic MD podcast is to take a deeper dive into health issues through interviews with experts and patients. Hosted by Dr. Michael Hochman, a primary care doctor, a key theme of Healthy Skeptic MD is that although modern medicine has much to offer there's also plenty of room for improvement. We will delve into those issues with other medical professionals from all spectrums of practice. We hope you'll learn along with us! Access more episodes, subscribe, and learn more.