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The Hill - What to Know About Convalescent Plasma and COVID-19
August 26, 2020 - 12:00am

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, was quoted in an article from The Hill on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.

CNN - Dr. Elmer Huerta volunteered for a coronavirus vaccine trial
August 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Elmer Huerta, MD, MPH, clinical professor of medicine and director of the Cancer Preventorium at GW Cancer Center, spoke to CNN for a segment on why he decided to volunteer for the Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial at GW.

HealthDay - Frequent Hand-Washing Tough on Those With Eczema
August 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of dermatology, spoke to HealthDay News for an article on the effects of frequent handwashing for people with eczema.

USA Today - 'Silent Spreaders' of COVID-19
August 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article on growing evidence that children are not immune to COVID-19 and may even play a larger role in community spread than previously thought.

NBC News - Students Heading Back to College Face a Return to COVID-19 Risk Factors
August 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for NBC News on the risk factors college students face heading back to campus.

InsideClimate News - Covid-19 Will Be Just 'One of Many' New Infectious Diseases
August 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to InsideClimate News about climate change's role in the increased spread of zoonotic diseases in recent decades.

The Washington Post - FAQ: How to Care for Your Face Mask
August 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to properly care for and clean different types of face masks.

Fox News - Two Coronavirus Patients in China Test Positive for Virus Months After Recovering
August 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, spoke to Fox News about two coronavirus patients who tested positive for the virust months after recovering.

DCist - Study Points to Signifciant Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Among Children
August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Monika Goyal, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to DCist about her team's recent study that revealed significant racial and socioeconomic disparities among children tested for COVID-19 in D.C., both in test positivity rates and known...

Romper - Every Anxiety-Ridden Question You Have About School This Fall, Answered
August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Romper for an article addressing the questions many parents have about sending their children back to school in the fall amid COVID-19.