January 25, 2021
Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WNYC's The Takeaway about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our mental health and why so many are now hitting the "pandemic wall."
November 17, 2020
As news emerges that COVID-19 vaccine trials from U.S. pharmaceutical corporations Pfizer and Moderna are showing, in preliminary data, high-efficacy rates, a new question is being asked: What comes next?
October 15, 2020
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on whether you should get a COVID-19 test if you're experiencing cold symptoms.
October 13, 2020
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to create a quarantine pod as the weather gets colder, making social distanced outdoor activities difficult.
October 7, 2020
In the past few months remdesivir has become a household name as an important therapeutic used in the fight against COVID-19. On Oct. 4, the leading researcher behind the treatment, Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), discussed COVID-19 and remdesivir.
October 5, 2020
It’s hard to recall a more important time for groundbreaking scientific research when it comes to the health and safety of the United States than in the past six months; by October the country had recorded more than 7 million cases of the novel coronavirus, and the global toll passed 1 million…
September 29, 2020
Free flu vaccines will be available to students, faculty, and staff with on campus access this fall starting on Oct. 5.
September 27, 2020
As Naval Hospital Bremerton, in Bremerton, Washington, began to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increased demand to be prepared to provide testing for those in need.
September 27, 2020
In March 2020, not long after the arrival of COVID-19 in the United States, a team at GW, which included medical students, mobilized to quickly launch the Disaster Consult, an online database providing relevant, accurate, digestible, and timely information to health care workers responsible for…
September 17, 2020
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to USA Today about whether face masks can cause staph infections.