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TT HealthWatch - Friday, July 10, 2020

This week's topics include excess deaths due to COVID-19 , the probability of infection after exposure to COVID-positive close contacts, falls in the elderly, and herd immunity development.

0:51 Prevalence of COVID infection in Spain
1:51 Seroprevalence across the country
2:52 As early as eight weeks, titer falls
3:20 Excess deaths due to COVID
4:20 Substantial variability in states
5:19 Other excess deaths not directly related
6:20 Reliable way of estimating
6:41 Probability of development of symptoms
7:40 Respiratory symptoms, cough or fever
8:46 Almost 3/4 under 60 had no symptoms
9:15 Fall prevention in the elderly
10:15 62% women
11:15 Very robust study no better than usual care
12:17 Awareness of falls helped?
13:15 End

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