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Washington City Paper - Do Bars and Restaurants Need to Scrap Silverware for Single-Use Plastic Utensils?
June 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to Washington City Paper for an article on whether bars and restaurants should change out silverware for single-use plastic utensils as they...

Hearst TV - Experts Increase Death Estimates, as Researchers Turn to Steroid Treatment
June 16, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to Hearst TV for a segment on how moves to reopen across the U.S. could lead to a spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths....

The Washington Post - D.C. Surpasses 500 Coronavirus Deaths; Nearly 3 in 4 Have Been African American
June 12, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on communities of color.

AARP - How to Stay Safe as Things Open Up During the Pandemic
June 12, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to AARP for an article on how to stay safe as businesses begin to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women's Health - This Sunburn Relief Plan From Dermatologists Is Here To Save Your Skin
June 11, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Women's Health for an article on the best sunburn relief products.

The New York Times - Growing a Family in the Shadow of a Pandemic
June 8, 2020 - 12:00am

Timing is everything, especially when deciding when to start a family. In the face of a pandemic, however, uncertainty surrounding health implications and financial security are compounded. Everyone should look to their own values and priorities...

WTOP - Psychiatrist Offers Tips for Stress Reduction Amid Demonstrations, Pandemic
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke with WTOP News for an article about how people can deal with stress while navigating the current news cycle revolving around COVID-19 and national demonstrations.

WAMU - For Black Emergency Doctors In Washington, The Pandemic Is Personal
June 3, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and Marcee Wilder, MD, research instructor of emergency medicine, spoke with WAMU-FM for a story about the concerns of black physicians treating COVID-19 patients.

Healthline - What to Know About Potential COVID-19 Treatment Remdesivir
June 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Marc Siegel, MD, associate professor of medicine, spoke to Healthline for an article on the potential COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir.

CNN - Practice Sun Safety to Stay Healthy Outside During the Pandemic
May 27, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how to practice sun safety when enjoying the outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.