COVID-19 Digest: If You’ve Had COVID-19, Can You Get it Again? / Convalescent Serum (Recorded 3/26/20, 18:00 MST) - The Emergency Medical Minute

COVID-19 Digest: If You’ve Had COVID-19, Can You Get it Again? / Convalescent Serum (Recorded 3/26/20, 18:00 MST)

Host: Elizabeth Esty, MD

Research By: Elizabeth Esty and Nathan Novotny

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