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PRESCRIPTION FOR A TELEHEALTH CURE

In the United States, people with, and especially without, insurance are used to heading to the emergency room if they need care quickly. Even before the coronavirus crisis, nearly half of all US. medical care came from emergency rooms. A natural reaction to feeling feverish in the era of COVID-19, therefore, is to rush to the ER.

The problem is that for most people that is exactly the wrong course of action. If people don’t have COVID-19 and head to the ER, they could be exposed

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