The Use of Chinese Medicine in Historic Pandemics & Lessons for Today
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Evolution of herbal medicine in the course of historic pandemics
Similarities and differences between COVID-19 and other pandemics
Similarities and differences between COVID-19 and seasonal flu
Why androgens have become a new hot topic
Guidance on how to minimize the impact of COVID-19 infections
Dr. Guangxi Li, MD (China) Chief Physician, has been engaged in clinical research for more than 20 years. His research focuses on lung damage caused by various viral infections and the traditional Chinese medicine interventions used for lung damage caused by viral infections. His webinar will discuss how Chinese Medicine has been used in pandemics throughout history, including how successful it has been and how it has evolved. Dr. Li will compare and contrast COVID-19 to previous pandemics and to seasonal flu, discuss the role of androgens, and highlighting signs of growing severity and best practices for overcoming infections.
As a medical expert in respiratory medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, Dr. Li has been an invited speaker at many international respiratory conferences and has been honored by the Respiratory Forum hosted by Peking Union Medical College Hospital, the ISRD Annual Respiratory Conference hosted by Shanghai Zhongshan Hospital, the 2014 Annual Conference hosted by the Indian Society of Intensive Care Medicine, and the Southern Cardiovascular Congress, and the 2012 SCCM conference. Dr. Li has been a reviewer of the Annals of Internal Medicine in the United States since 2011. In 2003, he was appointed as the Chief Prosecutor of Beijing Anti-SARS in Guang’anmen Hospital and was awarded the Beijing Advanced Individual Against SARS. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in February 2020, he has been selected to be part of the China National COVID-19 Expert Group, and as one of the coordinators of combating COVID-19 in Beijing, he has participated in guiding the treatment of COVID-19 in Beijing. Remotely, he guided the treatment of patients in Wuhan, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries. Currently, he is leading China's supporting medical team which is working in the frontlines of Saudi Arabia.