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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.

The New York Times - Climate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most
June 18, 2020 - 12:00am

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke with The New York Times for an article about a recent paper he co-authored linking climate change and pregnancy risk, which impact black mothers and babies at a...

WUSA9 - How Are Children Coping Wtih These Major Events in 2020?
June 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on how children are coping with the major events, like COVID-19 and protests for racial justice, in 2020.

Insider - 8 Red Flags to Look Out for Once Hair Salons Open Again
June 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to Insider for an article on red flags people should look for once hair salons reopen.