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Dr. Rameen Molavi: COVID-19 Testing Realities

Apr 28, 2020

A CDC-created image of the virus that causes COVID-19
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As the number of new COVID-19 infections and the death toll from the pandemic continue to mount, universal testing for the coronavirus is still an aspiration for most Americans who might want to know if they've been exposed to the disease. In order to get a coronavirus test, in most cases, a patient must have an order from a doctor. 

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Tom's guest today is a physician who has to decide who should be tested.  Dr. Rameen Molavi is a board-certified internist who’s been in private practice for more than 20 years.  He’s a partner at Park Medical Associates in Lutherville and he teaches part-time at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He joins us via Skype phone.