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Covid-19 for Dummies (Paperback)

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Everything you need to know about the disease, the pandemic, and the future of COVID-19

COVID-19 For Dummies gives you reliable, up-to-date information on what COVID-19 is, how it spreads, how it can be treated, and how to manage long COVID. What is a coronavirus? What is a variant? What should we be doing to protect ourselves and our families from COVID-19 infection? This jargon-free guide answers all your basic questions. You'll also learn the fundamentals of immunology, how vaccines work, and the types of vaccines used for COVID, as well as what we can do to protect ourselves from this ongoing spread. Expert author Edward K. Chapnick explains who is at the greatest risk and what treatments are available, so you can be confident that you have the knowledge you need to stay safe and healthy.

  • Gain the knowledge to protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19
  • Understand what vaccines are used for COVID and how they work
  • Learn how to recognize and manage the symptoms of long COVID
  • Discover how viruses spread, mutate, and cause illness
  • Be informed about which treatments work--and which do not

COVID-19 For Dummies is a quick crash course for people with COVID-19 and long COVID who want to learn more about how to treat and manage their symptoms. Anyone who wants to know more about this new disease--without wading through all the misinformation--will appreciate this trustworthy Dummies guide.

About the Author

Edward K. Chapnick, MD is Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Dr. Chapnick has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781394211715
ISBN-10: 1394211716
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: November 22nd, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English