Dr. Samuel Botros, M.D. is based in Bloomingdale, Illinois. He is a board certified OB GYN known for his research in Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases and PTL.
How to Find a COVID Vaccine Site Near You!
The vaccination against COVID is finally here — and officially available to everyone, regardless of age, profession, or geographic location (in the US, of course). But you may be asking yourself: how do I find a COVID vaccine near me? Dr. Samuel Botros shares how, and where, you can get your vaccine ASAP!
Contact Your Primary Care Physician
First and foremost, Dr. Samuel Botros encourages you to reach out to your primary care physician’s office. Although they may not currently offer the vacci...
Will there be annual COVID vaccine boosters?
Dr. Anthony Fauci recently stated that an additional dose of the COVID vaccine may become necessary. But what does this look like, both in the long and short term? Samuel Botros explains:
Across the country, COVID vaccines are becoming more and more accessible. The roll out, which prioritized distribution to healthcare providers and first responders, has many people optimistic about the state of the pandemic. Still, unfortunately, the public continues to be impacted by the virus.
COVID-19 relief and plans from POTUS and GOP
This week, President Joe Biden and a group of 10 GOP senators met to discuss COVID-19 plans. Together, they decided that additional negotiations on coronavirus relief are imperative.
A bipartisan agreement on what’s next in tackling COVID-19 in the United States is well underway. After a meeting on Monday, President Biden and the GOP have agreed to push for more discussion on COVID-19 plans and relief. Ideas to consider include the distribution of much-needed vaccines, unemployment benefit di...
Don’t forget your Vitamin D!
Although specifically increasing your daily intake of Vitamin D will not directly protect you from COVID-19, it certainly helps better your health! Samuel Botros reminds his patients to consider incorporating more of the vitamin in their daily diets.
Recently, experts expressed that increasing intake of Vitamin D will not help fight covid-19. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t a good idea to add more of this super beneficial vitamin to your daily routine! It’s well-documented that Vitamin D promo...
Stay Safe This Holiday; Avoid Gatherings
Dr. Samuel Botros urges his patients, family and friends to stay safe during the Thanksgiving holiday. Avoid gatherings with anyone outside of your household, to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Experts are expecting COVID-19 infection rates to soar after this week, due to Thanksgiving related gatherings. Despite numerous statements released by local governments, it is expected that families will still go out to celebrate the holiday. For the safety of yourself, family, friends and the public at ...
The State of COVID-19 in Arizona
Arizona, once a hot spot for COVID-19, has seen an incredible decline in cases of the virus. No small feat, this sudden shift is thanks to the state’s proactive efforts to keep cases low. Dr. Samuel Botros discusses what attributed to this massive accomplishment:
The state of Arizona was on a fast track to placing the state at #1 for the most cases of COVID-19. Realizing this, the state sprung to action immediately. As Dr. Anthony Fauci remarked on the situation, “… they started to really cla...
Eye Shields & Goggles vs. COVID-19
To wear or not to wear goggles: that is the question some are asking. At least, this has been on the minds of some Americans since Dr. Anthony Fauci claimed “… if you really want to be complete, you should probably use [goggles or an eye shield] if you can.” Samuel Botros taps into whether or not you should scurry to grab one of the other for yourself.
Do you need to wear eye shields or goggles to protect yourself from COVID-19?
According to White House advisor and acclaimed immunologist, Dr....
Texas vs. COVID-19: A Game-Changer is Necessary
While other states are working tirelessly to flatten the curve, the pandemic rages on in Texas. Samuel Botros lays out the factors at play in the state of COVID-19 in the Lone Star State:
So what exactly is keeping Texas from overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic? With a population of more than 29 million people, one might assume that proximity is an issue. But according to Samuel Botros: that just can’t be. Texas, overall, is far from dense in population. In fact, it doesn’t even rank in the top ...
Fourth of July: a COVID-19 risk?
Happy Independence Day weekend! Dr. Samuel Botros, MD and his team would like you kindly remind you to be careful this holiday weekend. Although it may feel a bit unnatural to refrain from having your regular Fourth of July bash, doing so may just save lives.
Unfortunately, there will be no family get togethers or BBQ events with friends this July 4th 2020. At least, there shouldn’t be. The problem, however, is that some people just might throw their regular parties, regardless of warnings.
Texas postpones state reopening amid COVID-19 case increase
Texas, California and Florida recently set records for the increase of COVID-19 cases. With the coronavirus crisis continuing, the Governor of Texas has decided to halt the state’s reopening until further notice.
Unfortunately, Texas Governor Greg Abbott was recently faced with a difficult decision. With COVID-19 case numbers continuing to increase in the state of Texas, the idea of a reopening is currently dangerous. For the best interest of residents and visitors of the state, Gov. Abbott h...
Blood Type May Determine COVID-19 Symptom Severity
According to a recent study conducted by European researchers, an individual’s blood type may be linked to the severity of experienced COVID-19 symptoms. The study also suggests that there are a variety of genetic factors that might be at play.
In Europe, a team of researchers analyzed the genes of over 4,000 individuals infected with COVID-19. In particular, the study focused on those experiencing severe symptoms. As a result, the following findings were uncovered:
Patients with blood type A...
COVID-19 Linked to Stroke in Healthy Young People
A large vessel stroke is affecting otherwise healthy young people with COVID-19, according to a study conducted by New York University’s Langone Medical Center.
Healthy young people with no preexisting health conditions and no risk factors for stroke may now be at increased risk if they contracted COVID-19. Even if their case of coronavirus was asymptomatic and therefore, undiagnosed and untreated. According to Pascal Jabbour, MD, who has presented observations based on a 14-patient study, yo...
Dr. Samuel Botros M.D. on Certified Consumer Reviews
Dr. Samuel Botros M.D. is a board certified OB GYN currently located in Bloomingdale, Illinois.
Since 1995, Samuel Botros has operated as a practicing physician. After launching his career in medicine as a General Practitioner at St. Mary Polyclinic in Cairo, Egypt, Dr. Botros relocated to Illinois, USA. Now decorated by a commendable coat of awards and honors, the physician has fine-tuned his expertise as an OB GYN.
Education and Residencies
Samuel Botros acquired the foundation for his care...
COVID-19 Can Last Several Months
The vast majority of patients who’ve contracted COVID-19 experience mild symptoms, with many experiencing no symptoms at all. According to recent studies, some individuals have been battling COVID-19 symptoms for several months.
Most patients recover from COVID-19 within two weeks. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 80% of cases demonstrate a mild or asymptomatic impact on the patient as a result of COVID-19. Support groups on Slack and Facebook are now pushing for unique studi...
US Makes Up Over 50% of COVID-19 Cases
The numbers are in. The US toll of COVID-19 cases currently makes up more than half of total cases worldwide. But with front line healthcare workers fighting hard — Dr. Samuel Botros, MD believes that there is hope on the horizon.
The United States is ranking #1 yet again — this time, not for a good reason. With well over 1.7 million confirmed cases, the US is home to more than 50% of the world’s COVID-19 cases.
The current state of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is unprecedented. With o...