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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.

InsideClimate News - Covid-19 Will Be Just 'One of Many' New Infectious Diseases Spilling Over From Animals to Humans
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.

Insider - 4 Health Benefits of Sunlight and How Much You Should Get Each Day
August 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to Insider for an article on the benefits of sunlight and how much we should get every day.

WNYC-FM - Mental Health Crisis Looms Large As Coronavirus Pandemic Continues
August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WNYC-FM's The Takeaway about the mental health crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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.

DCist - Study Points To Significant 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...

WUSA9 - COVID-19 Vaccination Has Many People Concerned. Now, Medical Experts Have a Plan to Fix That
August 5, 2020 - 12:00am

Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on her team's recent article published in JAMA Network suggesting guidelines for planning a successful vaccination program to ensure readiness of the general public and...

CNN - K-12 Schools and Colleges Can Reopen, But Safety Should Come First, Fauci Says
August 4, 2020 - 12:00am

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how schools can reopen safely.

NBC News - COVID-19 Losses and Uncertainty Have Led to a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How to Help
August 2, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for NBC News on the mental health crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

USA Today - Should I Send My Child Back to School? This is the Latest Science on Coronavirus and Kids
July 30, 2020 - 12:00am

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article about the decision on whether schools should reopen in the fall amid COVID-19.