Coronavirus & Clarity: Medicine, Distancing, Quality Care for All 4.6.20

  • Dr. Mark Rupp: Infectious disease expert at leading medical center explains risks, facts about hydroxychloroquine as Coronavirus treatment; update on hopeful clinical trials of another drug treatment; warns to take distancing seriously, virus may return if we relax our personal social distancing measures.
  • Roger Severino: HHS Office for Civil Rights bars ‘utilitarian treatment’ denials for Coronavirus; cites Affordable Care Act’s anti-discrimination, cautions health care providers, states not to make treatment decisions during viral outbreak based on unlawful appraisals of a patient’s ‘value to society’.