Contagion medical expert tests positive for coronavirus


Dr Ian Lipkin, who served as a medical expert on Steven Soderbergh directorial Contagion, has tested positive for coronavirus. It’s miserable.”
Dr Ian Lipkin worked as a medical expert on 2011 film Contagion that follows the plot of a pandemic that is increasingly infecting the world. | What exactly is community spread of coronavirus? Because I have COVID as of yesterday. | Can Vitamin-C prevent or cure coronavirus infection? | How long can the Covid-19 virus survive on a surface? He said, “I would like to say on this show tonight, this has become very personal to me. πŸ“£ The Indian Express is now on Telegram. In India, Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor was tested positive and is getting treated in Lucknow. Also Read | Coronavirus outbreak: Anushka Sharma, Dilip Kumar and others support 21 days lockdown
Many celebrities including Tom Hanks, Idris Elba, Kristofer Hivju, Olga Kurylenko and Daniel Dae Kim among more have tested positive for coronavirus. In India, the cases stand at over 500. In many ways, the effects of the pandemic shown in Contagion are now starting to mirror real-life events. Dr Lipkin revealed the same during an interview with Fox Business. Here’s a quick Coronavirus guide from Express Explained to keep you updated: Are smokers at high risk form coronavirus? “If it can hit me, it can hit anybody. That’s the message I want to convey,” Dr Lipkin added. Β© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd The number of positive cases around the world has crossed 400,000. The Steven Soderbergh film had an ensemble cast featuring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard, Lawrence Fishburne, Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow among others. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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Published: March 25, 2020 1:42:28 pm

Dr Ian Lipkin, who served as a medical expert on 2011 film Contagion, has tested positive for coronavirus.