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The Hill - CDC Has to Get the Messaging Right with the COVID-19 Vaccine
July 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Janice Blanchard, MD, professor of emergency medicine, penned an op-ed for The Hill on how the CDC should develop a communication strategy around the COVID-19 vaccine directed to people of all races and ethnic backgrounds.

The Hill - Keep Schools Closed and Support American Families: A Child Psychiatrist's Plea
July 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The Hill on the discussion around reopening schools in the fall amid COVID-19.

NBC4 - GW Telemedicine Patient Discovers Partially Collapsed Lung During Visit
July 9, 2020 - 12:00am

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and chief of innovative practice and telemedicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment on telemedicine's role in caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Associated Press - Protective Gear for Medical Workers Begins to Run Low Again
July 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Aisha Terry, MD, MPH, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to Associated Press for an article on the latest shortage of PPE in areas across the U.S.

WUSA9 - CDC Says No Evidence of COVID-19 Spreading Through Pools, Hot Tubs
July 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on whether COVID-19 can be spread via the water in pools and hot tubs.

CNN - US Reports Over 50,000 New Coronavirus Cases for Third Straight Day
July 4, 2020 - 12:00am

Jonathan Reiner, MD, professor of medicine, spoke with CNN for an article about the increase in COVID-19 cases across the United States.

The Zoe Report - How To Social Distance With Friends This Summer, According To Doctors
June 29, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke with The Zoe Report for an article on how to safely socialize with friends this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

BBC News - Coronavirus: Has a Second Wave of Infections Hit Iran?
June 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to BBC News for an article about whether Iran is experiencing a second wave of coronavirus infections.

The New York Times - School’s Out. Parental Burnout Isn’t Going Away.
June 23, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The New York Times for an article on the stress parents are experiencing as their children begin summer break during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NBC News - Summer Heat Brings Mask Rash Complications
June 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to NBC News for a segment on treating skin irritation caused by wearing face masks.