How to Get a Flu Examination Without Ever Seeing a Doctor

Health - Inside Edition Staff

Technology is helping people suffering from the flu by simply video chatting with their doctor. Now there’s a high-tech way for sick patients to visit doctors, without spreading or exposing themselves to germs in medical offices or hospitals.  It also helps doctors and nurses avoid exposure to this year's dangerous strain of the flu. One girl used an app on her mother’s smartphone to get a diagnosis from Dr. Matthew Faiman from the prestigious Cleveland Clinic. It was a virtual examination.