Modern medicine is coming closer and closer to making science fiction a reality. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Pharma Giant Clones Gene That Could Lead To Coronavirus Antibody TreatmentUntil a vaccine is developed, the more immediate pressing need is for an effective treatment that can save the lives of the hundreds of thousands sick with coronavirus. Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Six-Foot Rule May Not Go Far EnoughNew research shows standing six feet apart while indoors may not be enough to stop the spread of coronavirus. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez shows us why and how to protect yourself in this morning's Max Minute.
Max Minute: How Can You Prevent Skin Irritation From Wearing A Face Mask?While health experts say wearing a mask is a necessity to protect against COVID-19, it can take a toll on your skin; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has some ideas on what can help.
Max Minute: Do I Need To Disinfect Surfaces In My Home To Protect Against The Coronavirus?The coronavirus has many concerned about keeping their home clean, but how often do you need to disinfect those counters, or even your mail? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: How To Protect Yourself Over Memorial Day WeekendThe long Memorial Day weekend is upon us and more people are expected to spend time outdoors. So how can you protect yourself? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Will Warmer Weather Bring An End To The Coronavirus?Warmer weather generally means an end to peak cold season. Will the coming higher temperatures have a similar impact on the coronavirus? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Can Vitamin D Help Avoid COVID-19?New studies out of Britain, Ireland and Northwestern in Chicago have found that vitamin D may play a protective role against this coronavirus. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: The Difference Between COVID-19 Vaccines Now In DevelopmentOf the more than 100 in development, the World Health Organization has identified seven or eight top candidates. Several are now moving through Phase 1 safety trials with some evidence of effectiveness, CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported.
Max Minute: Steroids Eyed To Save Children From COVID-19 Kawasaki Syndrome-Like DiseaseConcerns over the coronavirus continue worldwide, and now there are worries about a new COVID-19-related illness that's popping up; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Potential Coronavirus Treatment Using Antibodies In The WorksThere could be a huge breakthrough on finding a possible treatment to help fight the coronavirus. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has more on the antibody cocktail being created.
Max Minute: Can Sweat Transmit The Coronavirus?How can you safely stay in shape during the coronavirus pandemic? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Pulse Oximeter Helping As Indicator Of Potential COVID PneumoniaThere is a simple device that can detect this drop in blood-oxygen well before you start getting out of breath. It’s a fingertip gadget called a pulse oximeter, reports CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez.
Coronavirus Vaccine: What Would You Risk To Take A Fast Shortcut?The only way a coronavirus vaccine can be ready with a year or so is by taking significant, possibly risky shortcuts. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: How To Take Care Of And Clean Your PPECBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has advice on how to take care of your personal protective equipment so it's clean and working.
New Program Monitors Coronavirus Patients At Home To Help With RecoveryFor many recovering from the coronavirus, it's a roller coaster with symptoms getting better and worse, sometimes for weeks. Now, a new program is monitoring patients at home to make sure they get care if they need it; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Can A Coronavirus Vaccine Be Developed Quickly And Safely?The race is on to develop a vaccine to protect against the coronavirus, but can one be developed quickly and safely? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Coronavirus Treatment: What If There Never Is A Vaccine?Medical experts point out that there has never been a successful vaccine against any coronavirus, not SARS, MERS or common cold coronas. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Are Certain Blood Types More At Risk For Getting The Coronavirus?Could your blood type determine your risk for getting infected with the coronavirus? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has a look at some new research.
Max Minute: Coronavirus Linked To Strokes In Younger PeopleDoctors are now realizing that coronavirus attacks a variety of other organ systems: Liver, kidney, heart and the brain linked to a large increase in serious strokes in younger patients.
Coronavirus Update: FDA Issues Warning About HydroxychloroquineIn the race to find a treatment for COVID-19, there's a new warning from the Food and Drug Administration about a medication that many were looking at as a possible cure; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: How Is The Coronavirus Spread?There's a lot of misinformation when it comes to the spreading of the coronavirus, so what do we need to watch out for? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Who Will Get New At-Home Coronavirus Tests?Health experts say testing is key to get a handle on the scope of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, one company has been given approval for an at-home test; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Can I Safely Give Someone A Hug?There are a lot of things we miss with the restrictions in place, including human contact. Some are asking if hugging is still OK, even if precautions are taken; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: What Are The Best Social Distancing Practices?Many people have been asking about social distancing -- what works best and why? And how does it apply to hot spots? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.