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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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Newswise Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Wire 31-Mar-2020

This special edition of the Newswise Wires provides up-to-date news and experts on the developing coronavirus outbreak known as COVID-19.

For more updates and resources on the coronavirus outbreak, see our Coronavirus Channel here.

Media Invited to Ask Qs - COVID-19 Testing, Drug Discovery, Infectiousness, and more: Press Conference April 2, 2020

A Panel of Experts will discuss: infection rates, social distancing measures, vaccines, preventative measures

Where: Newswise Live event space on Zoom -

Registration for media, as well as colleagues from participating Newswise member institutions

This live event will also be recorded and transcribed for use by media and communicators after it is concluded.


Solving a medical mystery and changing CDC screenings for COVID-19

UC Davis Health physicians and medical staff who treated the first case of community transmission of COVID-19 in the U.S. provide a detailed case study of her condition and the medical steps and challenges they experienced before arriving at a diagno...

– UC Davis Health

Clinical Infectious Diseases

COVID-19: Visualizing regional indicators for better decision making

IIASA researchers are working to visualize key demographic and socioeconomic information to help inform decisions by health professionals, governments, and policymakers to address the crisis.

– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Coronavirus causing conflict between parents, children

The stress and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus has taken its toll on parents—and children are feeling the psychological and physical brunt of it, say University of Michigan researchers.

– University of Michigan

Stress and Parenting During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Depression and anxiety spiked after lockdown announcement, coronavirus mental health study shows

Research by the University of Sheffield and Ulster University observed a spike in depression and anxiety after the Prime Minister’s announcement of a lockdown on 23 March

– University of Sheffield

Digestive Symptoms Present in Mild COVID-19 Disease, Sometimes Without Fever

A new study published in pre-print by The American Journal of Gastroenterology is the first analysis of gastrointestinal symptoms reported by COVID-19 patients with mild disease rather than those with moderate or critical illness and finds a unique s...

– American Journal of Gastroenterology

The American Journal of Gastroenterology

COVID-19 crisis estimated to impact Massachusetts state finances

A new policy brief from the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life provides detailed, non-partisan estimates of the devastating impact that the COVID-19 crisis will have on tax revenues in the state ...

– Tufts University

Estimating the shortfall in Massachusetts tax revenues

Individuals taking class of steroid medications at high risk for COVID-19

Individuals taking a class of steroid hormones called glucocorticoids for conditions such as asthma, allergies and arthritis on a routine basis may be unable to mount a normal stress response and are at high risk if they are infected with the virus c...

– Endocrine Society

JCEM, Mar-2020

New Yorkers think feds not doing enough for the city and state

A majority (56%) of New York City residents did not think the assistance provided by the federal government for NYC and the state as a whole is sufficient to manage the current coronavirus crisis.

– CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

Journal of Health Communication

Report: Home Health Aides Scraping By on Low Wages During Pandemic

They provide a critical service to thousands of seniors and people with disabilities, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the average home health aide in New Jersey earns just $25,000 per year.

– Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)

China's control measures may have prevented 700,000 COVID-19 cases

China's control measures during the first 50 days of the COVID-19 epidemic may have delayed the spread of the virus to cities outside of Wuhan by several days and, by interrupting transmission nationwide, prevented more than 700,000 infections across...

– Penn State University


Mucus and the coronavirus

University of Utah biomedical engineering assistant professor Jessica R. Kramer has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to research how mucus, the slimy substance in human tissue, plays a role in spreading a coronavirus like COVID-1...

– University of Utah

Virus-Scanning Tool Could Detect Previous COVID-19 Infections and Inform Vaccine Development

Using a research assay called VirScan, scientists plan to study how antibodies from people who have had COVID-19 attack the virus that causes it.

– Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

COVID-19: Cedars-Sinai Joins Worldwide Trial of Antiviral Drug

Cedars-Sinai has joined an international effort to test an experimental antiviral drug as a potential treatment for COVID-19 (coronavirus). The institution expects to enroll its first clinical trial participant this week.

– Cedars-Sinai

New COVID-19 test gives results in four hours

A laboratory at Tulane Medical Center is conducting a new test for COVID-19 that can yield results within four hours.

– Tulane University


Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes

Travel restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 are making it more difficult for some heart failure patients who have artificial heart pumps to participate in follow-up care at implantation centers far from their homes. But a new study sug...

– University of Utah Health

Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure

Embargo expired on 30-Mar-2020 at 14:00 ET

Experimental AI Tool Predicts Which Patients with Pandemic Virus Will Develop Serious Respiratory Disease

An artificial intelligence tool accurately predicted which patients newly infected with the COVID-19 virus would go on to develop severe respiratory disease, a new study has found.

– New York University

Computers, Materials, and Continua

Embargo expired on 30-Mar-2020 at 11:00 ET

What are You Looking At? ‘Virtual’ Communication in the Age of Social Distancing

When discussions occur face-to-face, people know where their conversational partner is looking and vice versa. With “virtual” communication due to COVID-19 and the expansive use of mobile and video devices, now more than ever, it’s important to...

– Florida Atlantic University

Attention, Perception & Psychophysics

مايو كلينك تُطور فحصًا للكشف عن فيروس كورونا

طوّرت مايو كلينك (Mayo Clinic) فحصًا يستطيع الكشف عن فيروس كورونا المستجد SARS-CoV-2 في العينات السريرية. ويتسبب SARS-CoV-2 في فيروس كورونا COVID-19.

– Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic desenvolve teste para detectar infecção por COVID-19

A Mayo Clinic desenvolveu um teste que pode detectar o vírus SARS-CoV-2 em amostras clínicas. O vírus SARS-CoV-2 causa a COVID-19.

– Mayo Clinic

COVID-19 found in sputum and feces samples after pharyngeal specimens no longer positive

Below please find link(s) to new coronavirus-related content published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. All coronavirus-related content published in Annals of Internal Medicine is free to the public. A complete collection is available at https:/...

– American College of Physicians (ACP)

Annals of Internal Medicine

Study helps to identify medications which are safe to use in treatment of COVID-19

A recent study has found that there is no evidence for or against the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen for patients with COVID-19.

– King's College London


Critical care surgery team develops hospital blueprint for handling essential operations during the COVID-19 pandemic

To help guide hospital surgery departments through this crisis, the acute surgery division at Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., has developed a tiered plan for marshaling limited resources.

– American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Investigating SARS-CoV-2 transmission in public bath center in China

This case series reports a cluster-spreading event in Huai'an (about 435 miles northeast of Wuhan) in Jiangsu Province, China, where a patient with SARS-CoV-2 may have transmitted the virus to eight other healthy individuals through bathing in a publ...

– JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

JAMA Network Open

Nafamostat is expected to prevent the transmission of new coronavirus infection (COVID-19)

Nafamostat mesylate (brand name: Fusan), which is the drug used to treat acute pancreatitis, may effectively block the requisite viral entry process the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) uses to spread and cause disease (COVID-19). The University of Tokyo...

– University of Tokyo


UC San Diego Engineers and Doctors Retrofit and Build Ventilators with 3D-Printing

A team of engineers and physicians at the University of California San Diego is working to turn emergency hand-held ventilators into devices that can work autonomously for long periods of time, without human input.

– University of California San Diego

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Nutrition Guidance During Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 Emergency

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has created the COVID-19 Nutrition Resource Center to offer guidance to the public about grocery shopping, healthful eating, recipes, food safety and more.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

New world’s best practice for COVID 19 prevention and control

New recommendations for best practice for infection prevention and control in healthcare settings, to help stop the spread of COVID-19, have been developed by the University of Adelaide’s JBI, an international research organisation in the Faculty o...

– University of Adelaide

Going online gets real as we inch towards full isolation

From the couch choir to YouTube yoga, online communities are flourishing, as the restrictions on social gatherings to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, become tighter and tighter. UniSA Online course facilitator and communicative engagement resear...

– University of South Australia

Researchers explore potential of highly sensitive point-of-care tests for novel coronavirus detection

Hsueh-Chia Chang, the Bayer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, said technology his lab developed for other uses could easily be extended to apply to testing for the coronavirus.

– University of Notre Dame

UAB will test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate created by Altimmune Inc.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is launching a collaboration with the biopharmaceutical company Altimmune, Inc. for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Property under fire: tenants, property owners and older Australians bear the brunt of Covid-19

Property experts at the University of South Australia are urging the government to implement immediate rental subsidies for tenants as financial hardships continue to wreak havoc for property owners and older Australians.

– University of South Australia

Johns Hopkins APL-Developed Health Surveillance Tool Augments Nation’s COVID-19 Response

A public health electronic surveillance tool developed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, is helping to fill gaps by tracking the COVID-19’s spread symptomatically.

– Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Chemist aims at COVID-19 following success with related virus

A team of scientists, including Case Western Reserve University chemistry Professor Blanton Tolbert and his research lab, are conducting the underlying research to develop an antiviral to slow the spread of novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

– Case Western Reserve University

Rutgers Acute Care Surgeon Turns to Hobby for PPE Solutions

Joseph Hanna, an acute care surgeon at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has turned to his 3-D printing hobby to supply necessary eye and face shields for medical personnel using Ministry of Health–verified prototypes. He is now calling o...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Does antimalarial drug prevent COVID-19? Study seeks answers

A multi-site clinical trial, led by the University of Washington School of Medicine in collaboration with New York University Grossman School of Medicine, aims to definitively determine whether hydroxychloroquine can prevent transmission in people ex...

– University of Washington School of Medicine

Crowdsourcing app aims to fill gaps in coronavirus data

A recent Cornell Tech alumnus is applying his health tech skills to a crowdsourcing app that allows users to share their COVID status, to better inform individuals and health authorities.

– Cornell University

Have a Dental Emergency? Go to Endodontist First, not Emergency Room or Urgent Care

CHICAGO, March 30, 2020— With hospitals and emergency rooms overloaded, endodontist offices remain open for dental emergencies for those suffering from extreme tooth pain or other oral health related emergencies such as those that might require roo...

– American Association of Endodontists (AAE)

How to protect your sleep during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the lives of many throughout the UK, most people are unable to go to work, some have seen their hours cut, some have had their job prospects changed, and for the general population their normal routine is upset, whic...

– University of Warwick

Expert Discusses Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Agriculture

Darren Hudson says the supply chain for the U.S. is in good shape, and food supply is ample to handle a short-term shutdown.

Expert Available

– Texas Tech University

APS Backgrounder Series: Psychology and COVID-19

Through an ongoing series of backgrounders, the Association for Psychological Science (APS) is exploring many of the psychological factors that can help the public understand and collectively combat the spread of COVID-19. Each backgrounder features...

Expert Available

– Association for Psychological Science


5 tips for business survival in pandemic

As CEOs and executives struggle to deal with the fallout from Covid-19, internationally renowned business growth expert, UniSA’s Professor Jana Matthews is encouraging companies to step back and carefully assess their business before making any rad...

– University of South Australia


COVID-19 linked to cardiac injury, worse outcomes for patients with underlying heart conditions

COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac injury even in patients without underlying heart conditions, according to a review published today in JAMA Cardiology by experts at The Universit...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

JAMA Cardiology

Embargo expired on 27-Mar-2020 at 11:00 ET

Some COVID-19 Patients Still Have Coronavirus After Symptoms Disappear

In a new study, researchers found that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 infection still had coronavirus for up to eight days after symptoms disappeared. The research letter was published online in the American Thoracic Society’s ...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

UC Davis launches two clinical studies to treat COVID-19

UC Davis Health has two clinical trials underway for hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.

– UC Davis Health


Citizen Scientists Are Helping Researchers Design New Drugs to Combat COVID-19

Using a free computer game called Foldit, researchers are enlisting the help of citizen scientists to design drugs that could stop the novel coronavirus from infecting human cells.

– Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Lessons from the Spanish Flu: Cities that Enacted Early Isolation, Other Restrictions Had Significantly Lower Rates of Disease and Mortality

A review of published data and analysis on the Spanish flu, found that cities that adopted early and broad isolation and prevention measures had disease and mortality rates that were 30% to 50% lower than cities that adopted less stringent or later r...

– Loyola Medicine

Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology

UNH COVID-19 Survey: Majority Disapprove of Trump; Bipartisan Approval For N.H. Governor

As the country struggles to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of residents in New Hampshire disapprove of how President Donald Trump is handling the situation. However, nearly three-quarters of the state approve of Governor Chris Sununu's ...

– University of New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire Survey Center

Relaxing Environmental Rules Shows Poor Judgment in the Midst of COVID-19 Outbreak

Following reports of the Environmental Protection Agency’s move to implement broad changes that would relax environmental rules, the American Thoracic Society expressed disappointment with the plan.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

West Virginia University launches online map of COVID-19 testing sites in West Virginia

The Office of Health Services Research, in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has launched an online map that shows all COVID-19 testing sites in the Mountain State from Newell to Bluefield and all points in between

– West Virginia University

Cedars-Sinai Giving More Than $2M to Help Those Affected by COVID-19

With COVID-19 spreading across the Los Angeles region, Cedars-Sinai is contributing more than $2 million to programs that provide housing, food assistance and access to healthcare for those in need. The immediate funding infusion comes on top of the ...

– Cedars-Sinai

COVID-19 infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities

Columbia Mailman School of Public Health's Dr. John W. Rowe, Professor of Health Policy and Aging, is a member of a WHO Expert Panel on Care of the Elderly which just released the attached guidance for prevention and management of COVID-19 among elde...

– Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Cornell Dairy helps replenish P&C Fresh milk stock

When Cornell suspended classes March 13 and announced the switch to remote work in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus, P&C Fresh customers scrambled to stock up on bread, butter, toilet paper and milk.

– Cornell University

Cornell Health ready to combat coronavirus

As of March 24, Cornell Health – which provides care for more than 80% of Cornell’s undergraduate, graduate and professional students each year – has moved to “pandemic operations,” based on the global public health landscape and recommenda...

– Cornell University

Engineers make progress in developing face shields, N95 masks to combat coronavirus

Engineers at Binghamton University, State University are testing prototypes of ventilator adapters, masks, face shields and a UV sterilizing technique to help local healthcare partners during the coronavirus pandemic.

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Kelley School initiative sparks ideas from around world to address problems from coronavirus

Among the millions of Americans working from home, a group of Indiana University Kelley School of Business professors created a worldwide movement to seek solutions for problems arising from the novel coronavirus. Their "Idea Sprint Weekend Against ...

– Indiana University


Kids, playgrounds, toys and sports equipment — why it is not safe during a pandemic

UAB expert Samisksha Raut, Ph.D., explains the importance of keeping kids away from playgrounds and from touching various toys and sports equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

Is the Coronavirus Outbreak of Unnatural Origins?

Did coronavirus mutate from a virus already prevalent in humans or animals or did it originate in a laboratory? As scientists grapple with understanding the source of this rapidly spreading virus, the Grunow-Finke assessment tool (GFT) may assist the...

– Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Risk Analysis

Travel restrictions are most useful in the early and late phase of an epidemic

Analysis of human mobility and epidemiological data by a global consortium of researchers, led by the University of Oxford and Northeastern University, shows that human mobility was predictive of the spread of the epidemic in China.

– University of Oxford


Bartels Hall hosts surgical mask-sewing effort

On Cornell’s Ithaca campus this week, in the midst of a spring semester suddenly interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic that has emptied dorms, classrooms and community spaces, a basketball court in Bartels Hall stirred to life with a new, urgent mis...

– Cornell University

Online Learning Community event highlights accessibility

Accessibility for people with disabilities was the theme of “Simplifying Accessibility in Online Learning,” co-hosted by the Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) and the Cornell Online Learning Community (COLC). The March 4 event, which drew more...

– Cornell University

New Studies Investigate How COVID-19 May Impact Breast Milk and Pregnancy

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy.

– University of California San Diego Health

How can we be more sure social mediaposts about coronavirus are accurate?

As COVID-19 has increasingly isolated us from each other, we’re relying more and more on social media for a sense of connection and as a source of information about the virus and it’s spread. But how can we be more confident that what we’re see...

– University of Alabama Huntsville

Putting gloves into the right hands

Researchers across the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have moved quickly to donate personal protective equipment from their laboratories to healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

UW researcher identifies workers most harmed by economic disruption due to COVID-19

The nearly 20% of U.S. workers, or 28.2 million, in occupations where interacting with the public is important, but using a computer is not — such as in food service, retail, personal services and transportation operators — are especially vulner...

– University of Washington

COVID-19 Anxieties: Six Tips To Avoid Stress Eating When Social Distancing

Joyce A. Corsica, PhD, director of outpatient psychotherapy and director of bariatric psychology at Rush and Mackenzie Kelly, PhD, a clinical psychologist and assistant professor at Rush, shared six tips to avoid emotional eating during social distan...

Expert Available

– Rush University Medical Center

Consumer Stockpiling During COVID-19 Crisis Can Look Panicky, But It Has Its Rational Side

Consumers are clearing store shelves. Some observers call it “panic buying.” But a Johns Hopkins University expert on consumer behavior, while acknowledging that panic is an element of the phenomenon, says stockpiling can be seen as a rational ap...

Expert Available

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Policy and Public Affairs

American Society of Nephrology Provides Insights on COVID-19 and Kidney Disease

• The American Society of Nephrology has launched several initiatives to provide guidance on COVID-19 as it relates to the care of patients with kidney disease.

– American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

ASA Urges Administration to Take Steps to Ensure Continued Patient Care, Provider Safety During COVID-19

As the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) continues to collaborate with the Administration, Congress and other officials on ways physician anesthesiologists can help treat patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, ASA President Mary Dale Peters...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

American Thoracic Society Issues Joint Statement to Congress and Trump Administration

Today, the American Thoracic Society and a unified group of critical care societies issued a joint statement urging the Trump administration and congress to strengthen social distancing requirements in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, whi...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

During COVID-19 Pandemic, Normal Allergy and Asthma Medications Should Be Continued

There is no data to suggest that continuing allergy and asthma medications will have any effect on increasing your risk of getting the COVID-19 infection, or if you get the infection, lead to a worse outcome.

– American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)


La Jolla Institute for Immunology to host coronavirus immunotherapy clearinghouse

La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) has been awarded a $1.73 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to establish a Coronavirus Immunotherapy Consortium (CoVIC) as part of the foundation’s global efforts to stem the tide of the cur...

– La Jolla Institute for Immunology

Embargo expired on 30-Mar-2020 at 00:05 ET

Endocrine Society to hold ENDO Online 2020

The Endocrine Society will host its largest-ever online meeting in June to ensure endocrine researchers and clinicians continue to have access to the latest scientific information, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

– Endocrine Society

ENDO Online 2020, June-2020

UPMC to Protect Staff Pay During Covid-19 Pandemic Response

UPMC is implementing a staffing and pay protection program, which will ensure that all staff will continue to be paid at their current rate for normally scheduled hours through May 9, 2020 even if they are assigned to alternative work during their re...

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Genentech to Extend Payment Terms for LUCENTIS® (ranibizumab injection)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Genentech today announced that it will temporarily extend physician payment terms for Lucentis purchases from authorized distributors to 120 days.

– American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Kids & Covid-19 Website Provides Resources for Pediatric Healthcare Providers and Families

The Kids & COVID-19 Site includes important resources for practices, educational information for parents and other important resources for caregivers about issues impacting children.

– University of Maryland School of Medicine

Penn Nursing Podcast Special Edition UPDATE: COVID-19

COVID-19 is sweeping across the country with the number of cases rising dramatically. It’s been two weeks since Penn Nursing’s Alison Buttenheim, PhD, a public health researcher and behavioral epidemiologist and Penn Medicine’s Carolyn Cannusci...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Amplify Nursing

University of Utah libraries produce much-needed supplies for COVID-19 crisis

Library employees at the University of Utah are working together to produce and distribute face shields desperately needed in the health care community while facing the COVID-19 pandemic. In an agreement with University of Utah Health, the shields ar...

– University of Utah

AANA and VA Partner to Care for Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic

The AANA has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to meet the needs of our nation’s veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Expert Pitch

McLean Hospital: Tips to Help College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

– McLean Hospital

COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas from Johns Hopkins

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Tips for Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis at Home with Teens, Young Adults

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Mindset Expert on Succeeding During Uncertain Times

– California State University, Fullerton

COVID-19 Expert Panel: Italy flattens the curve as the U.S. becomes epicenter. What have we learned and where do we go from here? Media invited to attend and ask questions.

– Newswise

COVID-19 Expert Panel 4-2-2020

Virologist available to answer key questions about COVID-19

– University of Kentucky

For essential workers, occupational safety is more important than ever

– Texas State University

A Rutgers expert shares how to communicate and work effectively within online teams

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Like everything else, primaries and conventions face uncertain future

– Virginia Tech

Renewables take a blow from coronavirus, but recovery expected

– Cornell University

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss How to Handle Groceries at Home

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Government faces hard task of scaling small business relief

– Cornell University

Experts: Social distancing means work teams go virtual — 5 keys to success

– University at Buffalo

Expert: What’s causing empty grocery store shelves and what to expect in the weeks ahead

– University at Buffalo

Biostatistics expert: ‘We’re not testing as much as we should be’ for COVID-19's spread

– Virginia Tech

How Coronavirus Could Affect Pregnancy

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

'Evidence-based national direction’ still largely lacking in federal coronavirus response, government policy expert says

– Virginia Tech

McLean Hospital: How to Help Kids and Families Keep a Healthy Mindset During the Coronavirus Crisis

– McLean Hospital

EXPERT PITCH: Food insecurity intensifies during COVID-19 pandemic

– West Virginia University

Rutgers gerontologist discusses strategies for older adults to stay connected and active

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

EXPERT PITCH: WVU Extension vet clears up coronavirus and cattle confusion

– West Virginia University

Notre Dame expert says coronavirus economy could bring U.S. shale market to its knees, break up OPEC

– University of Notre Dame

Humanitarian supply chain expert on mitigating COVID-19 disruption

– DePaul University

Coronavirus: Social distancing can exacerbate existing mental health concerns in an already stressful time.

– University of Michigan

In face of pandemic, Barclays climate resolution reflects long-term climate threat

– Cornell University

FSU expert available to comment on psychological effects of social isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

– Florida State University

Expert Pitch: WVU Extension Service offers food safety tips

– West Virginia University

WashU Experts: Coronavirus fact vs. fiction

– Washington University in St. Louis

Experts: Geroscience Approach May Lessen Severity of COVID-19, Bolster Older Patients’ Response to Diseases

– American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Expert provides tips on children’s well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic

– Virginia Tech

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Healthy Eating During COVID-19 Pandemic

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

WashU Expert: Older Americans are not expendable

– Washington University in St. Louis

Even $2 trillion may not be enough: Scholars weigh in on stimulus package, unemployment benefits, small business & industry loans, & individual checks

– Washington University in St. Louis

Record jobless claims may push unemployment rate up to 6%

– Cornell University

Rutgers Economist on Stimulus Bill: "We patched the hole short-term."

– Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)

The U.S. government is failing to uphold its duty to protect citizens during the coronavirus pandemic

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Coronavirus relief dollars will help produce medical supplies, direct patient impact will take time, Notre Dame expert says

– University of Notre Dame

Upended Caregiving Impact for 5M+ Americans with Alzheimer’s, Caregivers

– Alzheimer's Association

Addiction studies expert addresses the effects of social distancing on individuals in recovery

– West Virginia University

Empty shelves not an indicator of a broken supply chain: Big data maps out critical U.S. supply chains amid COVID-19 pandemic

– Northern Arizona University

FSU professor available to comment on the Black Death and its lessons for COVID-19

– Florida State University

Unemployment will get much worse before it gets better, Notre Dame expert says

– University of Notre Dame

Experts in Investing, Teleworking w/Kids at Home, New Grad Job Seeking, Global Markets, Entrepreneurship, Economic Risk Assessment Related to Covid-19

– University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

FSU expert available to discuss moral decision-making and social distancing

– Florida State University

Nutrition expert gives tips on staying active and eating healthy during COVID-19 pandemic

– Virginia Tech

Long term air and water pollution to remain steady despite quarantines, says climate change expert

– West Virginia University


What Media Are Asking About Covid-19

– Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)





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