Conversation about Coronavirus
with Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Philip Chan
March 11, 2020
Dr. Philip Chan, associate professor in the Department of Medicine in Brown Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases, was the guest today on Brown Medicine’s HealthTalk podcast.
He answers pressing questions about this unprecedented virus pandemic affecting Rhode Islanders, including who is most at risk for illness or quarantine, how it’s transmitted, the difference between quarantine and isolation, treatments currently under development, when to get tested, how to know if someone is healed after diagnosis, best prevention methods, whether it can be transmitted to pets, flu vaccine recommendations, and where best to get updated information.
Philip A. Chan, M.D., M.S. (he/him/his)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Brown Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor, Warren Alpert Medical School and School of Public Health, Brown University
Attending Physician, The Miriam Hospital Immunology Center
Consultant Medical Director, Rhode Island Department of Health Division of Preparedness, Response, Infectious Disease and EMS (PRIDEMS)