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Bill Bangert

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I'm a proud Bearcat who translated his broadcasting major in the College Conservatory of Music into a 30-year career in radio, including 17 years in Cincinnati on WLW and WEBN. I write about news and research in the College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Nursing, and most areas of the College of Medicine.

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Spectrum News: Doctors explain high COVID-19 death rate despite...

May 19, 2022

With the United States recently hitting one million COVID-19 deaths, many are wondering why there have been so many deaths despite having a higher than average vaccination rate. Medical professionals explained the current climate of COVID-19 in the hospitals and area communities. One of the experts interviewed for a story posted by Spectrum News was Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

Medscape: Analysis boosts Fluvoxamine for COVID, but what's the...

April 14, 2022

A report published recently in JAMA Open Network finds there's a strong likelihood that the antidepressant fluvoxamine (Luvox) may moderately lower rates of hospitalization due to COVID-19 in unvaccinated patients. However, outside experts cited by Medscape differ over whether the evidence from just three studies is strong enough to warrant adding the drug to the COVID-19 armamentarium. One of those experts sources is Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine.

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