Weekly Health Quiz: Stress, COVID-19 and Bill Gates

By | June 1, 2020

1 Which of the following may be a beneficial adjunct in COVID-19 treatment by reducing oxidative stress, counteracting hypercoagulation and breaking down blood clots?

  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • N-acetylcysteine (NAC)

    NAC may be a useful adjunct in COVID-19 treatment due to its ability to reduce oxidative stress, counteract hypercoagulation and break down blood clots. Learn more.

  • Fish oil (omega-3)
  • Vitamin D

2 What sets SARS-CoV-2 apart from other known coronaviruses?

  • Its human RNA
  • Its ability to infect both animals and humans equally
  • Its unique spike protein

    What sets SARS-CoV-2 apart from other known coronaviruses is its unique spike protein that allows it to infect human cells. Learn more.

  • Its inability to infect animals

3 Which of the following is currently the largest funder of the World Health Organization?

  • Eric Schmidt
  • The United States
  • The United Kingdom
  • Bill Gates

    As the U.S. has halted funding of the WHO, Bill Gates has become the largest funder of this global health organization. Learn more.

4 Which of the following has been shown to impact your risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2, illness severity, and COVID-19 mortality?

  • Vitamin D status

    Vitamin D concentrations are lower in patients with positive PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests for SARS-CoV-2, and countries with lower vitamin D levels have higher mortality rates from COVID-19. Recent research also shows vitamin D levels are strongly correlated to the severity of the illness experienced. Learn more.

  • Prophylactic hydroxychloroquine use
  • Quercetin supplementation
  • Mineral status

5 Which of the following doctors has developed two effective treatments involving vitamin C and steroids, one for the treatment of sepsis and another for COVID-19?

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz
  • Dr. Paul Marik

    Dr. Paul Marik has developed two effective treatments involving vitamin C and steroids, one for the treatment of sepsis and another for COVID-19. Learn more.

  • Dr. Sanjay Gupta
  • Dr. Kevin Pho

6 Genetic data suggests SARS-CoV-2 is a:

  • Naturally evolved virus that jumped from animal to human
  • Fabricated virus that does not exist in the real world
  • Laboratory altered virus

    Genetic data suggests SARS-CoV-2 is a laboratory created virus. Learn more.

  • Naturally evolved virus incapable of infecting humans

7 Which of the following can significantly increase your risk of serious COVID-19 infection?

  • Vaccine deficiency
  • CBD oil use
  • Being younger than 20
  • Vitamin D deficiency

    Recent studies suggest vitamin D deficiency significantly increases your risk of serious illness and death. Learn more.


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