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The Hill - Stop Expelling and Separating Immigrant Children and Parents During COVID
May 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for The Hill on the risks COVID-19 present for children and families detained at the U.S. border.

Voice of America - Early COVID-19 Vaccine Data Positive, But 'Unimpressive'
May 22, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke to Voice of America for an article on early results from COVID-19 vaccine trials.

DCist - Remdesivir Arrives In D.C. Region, Bringing Possible Help In Treating COVID-19
May 21, 2020 - 12:00am

Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article about how remdesivir works as a treatment for COVID-19.

ABC News - Does COVID-19 Cause Delirium? Doctors Race to Understand Its Impact on the Brain
May 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Lorenzo Norris, MD, associate dean for student affairs and administration and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to ABC News about the race for doctors to understand how COVID-19 impacts the brain.

Medium - What We Learned From Smallpox, Measles, Cholera, and Other Health Crises
May 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Jeffrey Bethony, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, spoke to Medium's Elemental publication for an article on what we can learn from other health crises of recent history.

USA Today - 'Vital' American Academy of Physician Assistants survey outlines coronavirus struggles
May 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Timothy McCall, PhD, adjunct assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke with USA Today for an article on his recent study with the American Academy of Physician Assistants, highlighting the challenges being faced by physician...

CNN - The Physical Toll Coronavirus-related Stress Takes on Your Body and How to Combat It
May 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with CNN about the toll coronavirus-related stress has on skin.

AARP - Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19 You Need to Know About
May 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with AARP for an article about the uncommon symptoms of COVID-19 that people should know about.

The Washington Post - Region’s Hospitals are Now Ready to Handle an Expected COVID-19 Surge On One Condition
May 11, 2020 - 12:00am

Bruno Petinaux, MD, chief medical officer at GW Hospital and clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the COVID-19 response in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, and how the regions hospitals...

CNN - Why Memorial Day is Crucial in the COVID-19 Fight
May 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Jennifer Lee, MD, clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, authored an article for CNN about the importance of effective communication and coordination in reopening the country from the pandemic.