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WHDH - Are Americans Poisoning Themselves to Kill COVID-19?
April 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke with WHDH (Boston) for a segment on the increased calls to poison control after exposure to harsh chemicals used to disinfect areas around the home to protect from COVID-19.

ABC7 - Emergency Room Doctors Seeing Increase of Children Falling Out of Windows Since Quarantine
April 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Sadiqa Kendi, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to WJLA-ABC7 for a segment on an increase of children getting injured by falling out of windows while at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NBC News - Coronavirus School Closures Means Kids Are Missing More Than Class. Here's How to Help
April 26, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for NBC News about how parents can help their children adjust to school closures and being home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

researcher analyzing speciman swab
April 24, 2020 - 4:07pm

There are dozens of questions surrounding COVID-19, and researchers at the George Washington University (GW) are intent on discovering the answers to them. Now, a coronavirus specimen bank will give investigators the tools they need to better...

The Doyenne - Amazing Grace
April 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Katrina Hawkins, MD, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, penned an article about her experience as an ICU physician during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WUSA9 - DIY Remedies Like Blowing a Hairdryer at Your Nostrils Won't Protect Against Coronavirus
April 24, 2020 - 12:00am

Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to WSUA9 for a segment on the efficacy of some DIY remedies to protect against coronavirus.

Pregnant woman holding stomach
April 23, 2020 - 2:01pm

Remote care is more important than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic forces many to stay home, particularly expectant mothers who could put not only their health at risk if exposed to the virus, but also the health of their unborn baby. With help...

DCist - Washingtonians Are Having Bizarre Quarantine Dreams
April 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to DCist for an article on why people are having intense, vivid dreams while in quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Hill - Coronavirus Stories From the Frontline: One Week in America's Battle
April 21, 2020 - 12:00am

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to The Hill for an article profiling various health care workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic and their experiences with the virus.

The Health Care Blog - Provide Emotional PPE for Physicians Facing Psychological Trauma from Crisis
April 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The Health Care Blog about the need not only medical supplies for health care providers, but also emotional PPE against the psychological...