dangolka (CBS) – Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. In case you have a query for Dr. Mallika, e-mail her or message her on Fb or Twitter.
Dr. Mallika is providing her greatest recommendation, however as at all times, seek the advice of your private physician earlier than making any selections about your private well being.
Jim in Lexington has a query on Fb. He writes, “I’m a dialysis affected person and have to fly to Florida. If I double facemask and use a face defend, will I be protected?”
Given your high-risk standing as a dialysis affected person, it is best to solely journey if it’s important.
That mentioned, flying on an airplane might not be as dangerous as individuals suppose. The air is filtered and circulated often in order that viruses don’t unfold as simply. However while you journey, you may additionally should stroll by means of crowded airports and thru safety the place bodily distancing is tough. So, put on your masks, keep as removed from individuals as you possibly can, and disinfect your arms often.
Anne writes on Fb, “Wouldn’t it be protected to sing outdoors, bodily distanced, with masks on, at our church service?”
I must say, in the event you’re going to sing at a spiritual service, that’s the best way to do it. Singing can simply unfold respiratory droplets, so doing it indoors with out masks is excessive threat. However in the event you’re outdoor, bodily distanced, and with masks on, that’s a lot, a lot safer.