How to Tell the Difference Between Pneumonia and Coronavirus, Plus: The Importance of Antibodies

“Extra’s” Billy Bush FaceTimed with Dr. Mehmet Oz, who explained the difference between pneumonia and coronavirus.

Dr. Oz said, “First, [coronavirus] is very contagious. You just don’t catch someone’s pneumonia that readily, but also [COVID-19] moves very aggressively.”

As for a major role antibodies could play in overcoming the virus, Oz shared, “There hasn’t been a ton of studies, but there have been some, and they’ve shown the antibodies of people who have lived through and survived coronavirus injected into those are ill and critically ill has a very positive effect.”

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