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TT HealthWatch - Friday, November 20, 2020

This week's topics include inhaled interferon for COVID-19, dropping measles vaccination rates, a polypill to reduce cardiovascular disease and the utility of masks.

0:50 Antiviral therapy via inhalation
1:42 Didn't improve hospital discharge
2:46 How is it delivered?
3:00 Use of masks to reduce COVID-19 transmission
4:03 Did not result in 50% reduction in infection rates
5:01 Significant limitations to study
6:02 Will it be used to deny masks?
6:26 Polypills in those without cardiovascular disease
7:28 Higher risk of low blood pressure
8:28 Keep people from getting any therapy?
8:52 Measles vaccination rates
9:54 By 2019 rising again
10:51 Increased 567% in 2019
11:50 Trust issues in different countries
13:09 End

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