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It is true that Hugh Laurie is not a doctor. But he has already played a very, very mean, but very, very smart on TV: Dr. Gregory House, from Fox's now closed medical drama, House.
And this Tuesday (24), Laurie took to Twitter to offer the advice he believes his alter ego (a brilliant infectious disease specialist) would give to all of us in the midst of the growing Coronavirus pandemic.
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"I can't speak for House, obviously – no one wrote smart words for me to say – but I'm sure he would say it's not a matter of 'solving' Covid," wrote Laurie. “This is an epidemic, not a diagnostic problem. We solved it together, staying separate ”.
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I can't speak for House, obviously – no one's written clever words for me to say – but I'm pretty sure he tell you it's not a matter of 'solving' Covid. This is an epidemic, not a diagnostic problem. We solve it together by staying apart.
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House aired from 2004 to 2012, showing its protagonist diagnosing weekly insoluble medical cases. The character was famous for her ability to think outside the box and to notice the symptoms that other doctors would have missed when diagnosing patients.