Distinguish an anxiety attack and shortness of breath from COVID-19 - Prof Tulio

Distinguish an anxiety attack and shortness of breath from COVID-19 - Prof Tulio

Everyone is tired of the changing lockdown restrictions and anticipating the end of the COVID-19, Prof Tulio de Oliveira explains why this third wave might last longer. 

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It is another Wednesday with the world-renowned bioinformatician, virus hunter, and virologist Prof Tulio de Oliveira from KRISP (Kwazulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platforming) at UKZN. He answers  all your COVID-19 related questions and very recently, vaccine-related information.

One of our opening questions this morning asked whether the third wave in South Africa would last longer than the previous two. Prof Tulio makes the analyses from a national perspective and according to the cases in different provinces in the country.

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He also clarifies rumours regarding the children being more susceptible to this third wave specifically.

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Should you wonder whether the virus lives on frozen items, Prof Tulio explains why you have nothing to worry about.

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The highlight question was how to distinguish an anxiety attack and shortness of breath from COVID-19.

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