Dr Sara Kayat

Dr Sara Kayat

Dr Sara Kayat is a practising NHS and private GP in the UK, and This Morning's resident GP on ITV.

Doctor's Note

Doctor's Note: Does a high viral load make coronavirus worse?

A high prevalence of particles makes patients more infectious, but it is unclear if it leads to a more severe infection.

Doctor's Note: Does a high viral load make coronavirus worse?

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Doctor's Note: Why do we get fevers?

One of the symptoms of coronavirus is a high fever - but why do we get them and can they be dangerous?

Doctor's Note: Why do we get fevers?

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Doctor's Note: Why are smokers more vulnerable to coronavirus?

A doctor explains why smokers are more likely to contract respiratory illnesses.

Doctor's Note: Why are smokers more vulnerable to coronavirus?

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Doctor's Note: Do masks protect us from coronavirus?

A doctor explains why there are conflicting opinions about the use of face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Doctor's Note: Do masks protect us from coronavirus?

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Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and heart disease

Heart disease puts people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, but the virus can also trigger heart problems.

Doctor's Note: Coronavirus and heart disease

Coronavirus pandemic

Doctor's Note: Can the coronavirus reactivate?

New research suggests the coronavirus may be able to lie dormant and later 'reawaken'. A doctor examines the evidence.

Doctor's Note: Can the coronavirus reactivate?

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Doctor's Note: How to stay healthy during lockdown

A doctor explains the four pillars of health and how you can adhere to them during the coronavirus pandemic.

Doctor's Note: How to stay healthy during lockdown

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Doctor's Note: Why are more men dying from coronavirus?

A doctor explains some of the reasons why men appear to be more likely to die when they catch COVID-19.

Doctor's Note: Why are more men dying from coronavirus?

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Doctor's Note: Why will it take so long for a COVID-19 vaccine?

Scientists say it will take 12 to 18 months before a coronavirus vaccine can be ready. A doctor explains why this is.

Doctor's Note: Why will it take so long for a COVID-19 vaccine?

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Doctor's Note: How to manage your asthma during coronavirus

Those with asthma are considered 'at risk' of developing complications. A doctor explains the steps they should take.

Doctor's Note: How to manage your asthma during coronavirus

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Doctor's Note: Can you boost your immune system?

A doctor explains how our immune systems work and what we can do to help them function normally.

Doctor's Note: Can you boost your immune system?

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Doctor's Note: Can herd immunity solve coronavirus?

A doctor explains what herd immunity is, how it works and whether it could help in the fight against COVID-19.

Doctor's Note: Can herd immunity solve coronavirus?