“When you start to think about how we can protect ourselves; we have some reasonably robust literature for a few interventions [..] that do seem to associate with the prevention of viral infections…”; maintain a normal vitamin D level, probiotics, vitamin C.

This piece is an edited highlight of a fascinating conversation with a TopMedTalk favorite. How can we optimise ourselves for an oncoming viral attack? How can we make sure our patients get the best possible care and are as informed as they can be? What research is being carried out into COVID 19?

Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guest Paul Wischmeyer, Professor of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Duke University.