While uncertainty about China’s current novel coronavirus outbreak strikes fear into many a traveler’s heart, this podcast puts the situation into perspective. Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy explore the origins of the novel coronavirus and its relatives that caused SARS and MERS, and provide realistic context concerning the dangers they pose to humans. They discuss where coronaviruses originate, how they affect humans and how likely individuals are to contract one. Their overall advice is to relax for now. People don’t know enough about the novel coronavirus to justify panic.
About the Podcast
Dr. Sydnee McElroy and husband Justin McElroy host Sawbones, a lighthearted but informational podcast about medical history.