Dr Amir Khan

Dr Amir Khan

Dr Amir Khan is an NHS doctor and Senior Lecturer at The University of Leeds School of Medicine and The University of Bradford in the UK.

Coronavirus pandemic

Doctor's Note: Can you really ward off coronavirus?

Rumours abound about vitamin C and garlic working as preventive measures. A doctor explains what actually works.

Doctor's Note: Can you really ward off coronavirus?

Coronavirus pandemic

Doctor's Note: Is obesity a risk factor for coronavirus?

Doctors are reporting that a high number of COVID-19 patients who develop complications are overweight or obese.

Doctor's Note: Is obesity a risk factor for coronavirus?

Coronavirus pandemic

Doctor's Note: Can you catch coronavirus twice?

A doctor explains how we develop immunity to viruses and whether it provides lifelong protection.

Doctor's Note: Can you catch coronavirus twice?

Coronavirus pandemic

Doctor's Note: Why are young people dying from coronavirus?

A doctor explains that youthful immune systems can go into overdrive when fighting COVID-19 and this can prove fatal.

Doctor's Note: Why are young people dying from coronavirus?

Coronavirus pandemic

Doctor's Note: Does coronavirus cause loss of smell and taste?

A doctor explains some of the more unusual symptoms associated with coronavirus and what you should do if you have them.

Doctor's Note: Does coronavirus cause loss of smell and taste?

Coronavirus pandemic

Doctor's Note: Why are older people more vulnerable to COVID-19?

It is imperative that older people self-isolate. A doctor explains why this is and how we can all support them to do so.

Doctor's Note: Why are older people more vulnerable to COVID-19?

Health

Doctor's Note: Can chloroquine and other drugs treat coronavirus?

A doctor examines the evidence for chloroquine, remdesivir and some HIV drugs.

Doctor's Note: Can chloroquine and other drugs treat coronavirus?

Health

Doctor's Note: Can coronavirus spread through the air?

A doctor explains what we know about how the coronavirus is transmitted - and what we do not.

Doctor's Note: Can coronavirus spread through the air?

Health

Doctor's Note: What does having the coronavirus feel like?

A doctor explains how COVID-19 attacks the body and why it can make us feel so awful.

Doctor's Note: What does having the coronavirus feel like?

Health

Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and those with weakened immune systems

There are many reasons why someone may have a weaker immune system than most. How can they best protect themselves?

Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and those with weakened immune systems

Maternal health

Doctor's Note: Pregnancy and coronavirus

What do pregnant women and new mothers need to know about coronavirus?

Doctor's Note: Pregnancy and coronavirus

Health

Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and your mental health

A doctor explains the steps you can take to combat the uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and your mental health