November 10, 2022
Tara Palmore, MD, an infectious disease physician and the hospital epidemiologist for George Washington University Hospital discusses the cases of the early surge in cases.
November 2, 2022
Cold and flu season is upon us, and this year respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, has joined the COVID-19 variants as complicating factors. Learn how to tell the difference among them and what you can do to protect yourself.
August 17, 2021
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Hana Akselrod, MD, MPH, has been selected to serve as the COVID-19 Response Lead for the GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), advising GW MFA leadership on COVID-19 policy…
July 12, 2021
Life before COVID-19 was busy for Rebecca [not her real name], very busy. She’s the quintessential Washington professional: a D.C. lawyer who regularly logged 60-hour work weeks, spent nights out at the Kennedy Center or at dinner parties with friends, and always made time for the gym.
June 2, 2021
Aileen Chang, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to FOX5 for a live segment about mosquito-borne diseases and how to prevent them.
October 22, 2020
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on new research suggesting mouthwash and oral rinses might help reduce a person's risk for spreading coronavirus.
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.
September 17, 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 how difficult it will be to distinguish flu and COVID-19 symptoms from each other.
InsideClimate News - COVID-19 Will Be Just 'One of Many' New Infectious Diseases Spilling Over From Animals to Humans
August 12, 2020
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to InsideClimate News about climate change's role in the increased spread of zoonotic diseases in recent decades.