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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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Newswise Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Wire 21-Apr-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 Update, April 23, 2020

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


A new biosensor for the COVID-19 virus

A team of researchers from Empa, ETH Zurich and Zurich University Hospital has succeeded in developing a novel sensor for detecting the new coronavirus. In future it could be used to measure the concentration of the virus in the environment - for exa...

– Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

ACS Nano, April-2020; Empa Media release

COVID-19 Tip Sheet: Story Ideas From Johns Hopkins

For more information about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from Johns Hopkins Medicine, visit For information on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from around the Johns Hopkins enterprise, including from the Johns Hopkins...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Journal of Clinical Investigation

Upgrades for LLNL supercomputer from AMD, Penguin Computing aid COVID-19 research

To assist in the COVID-19 research effort, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Penguin Computing and AMD have reached an agreement to upgrade the Lab’s unclassified, Penguin Computing-built Corona high performance computing (HPC) cluster with a...

– Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

COVID19: Why Are Children Less Affected?

Why isn't COVID-19 as hard on children as it is on adults? In sharp contrast to most other viruses, the novel coronavirus doesn't seem to have the same devastating effect on children that it does on adults. In fact, just the opposite is true, says Pe...

– Cedars-Sinai

Rutgers University Launches the Nation’s Largest Study of Health Care Workers Exposed to COVID-19

More than 800 employees from Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and University Hospital are participating in a pioneering study

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


AZCERT Announces Open Access to Medsafety Scan® for Safe Prescribing During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Arizona Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (AZCERT), a nonprofit dedicated to the safe use of medicines, is making MedSafety Scan®, a web-based decision support system, available free to medical professionals around the world, esp...

– AZCERT, Arizona Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics

Embargo expired on 20-Apr-2020 at 10:00 ET

Researchers use live virus to identify 30 existing drugs that could treat COVID-19

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the University of Hong Kong, Scripps Research, UC San Diego School of Medicine, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and UCLA have identified 30 existing drugs that stop the rep...

– Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute


Rutgers Expert Discusses How to Manage Chronic Pain, Opioid Addiction During COVID-19

Many people trying to manage their pain and addiction have lost their support programs due to COVID-19. A Rutgers expert in Emergency Medicine discusses how patients can manage the disease during the coronavirus crisis.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Jama Network Open

BIDMC-led clinical trial identifies four novel 3D-printed swabs for use in COVID-19 testing

A clinical trial conducted by a multi-disciplinary team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has identified four novel prototypes of 3D-printed swabs that can be used for COVID-19 testing.

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Federal funding for rapid COVID-19 test goes to McKelvey Engineering researchers

Researchers at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis received funding for a new COVID-19 test that is based on brand new technology that won't require brand new tools, making it easy for clinicians to use.

– Washington University in St. Louis

Nat Biomed Eng (2020); CBET-1512043; CBET 1254399; R01 DE02709802; R01 CA141521; U54 CA199092; 3706

New Survey: Food Insecurity in Vermont Has Risen 33% During Pandemic

Food insecurity in Vermont has increased by one-third during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey. The increase was strongly correlated with employment status. Among food insecure Vermonters, two-thirds had experienced job losses or wo...

– University of Vermont

The University of Vermont

CSIRO unlocks new way to understand evolving strains of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers from CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, have unveiled a new approach to analysing the genetic codes - or the blueprint - of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.

– University of York

Transboundary and Emerging Diseases

New Cell Therapy Trial Launches for Patients with Severe COVID-19

An international team of scientists led by Camillo Ricordi, M.D., director of the Diabetes Research Institute and Cell Transplant Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been granted immediate FDA authorization for a 24-patie...

– University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

Africa in the path of COVID-19

In a New England Journal of Medicine "Perspective" published today, Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, global director of ICAP at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and Jessica Justman, MD, ICAP's senior technical director, and associate profe...

– Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

New England Journal of Medicine

Identifying the Dark Matter of the Molecular World

Scientists have deployed artificial intelligence to identify more of the billions of metabolites that are currently unknown. The small molecules underlie and inform every aspect of our lives, including energy production, the fate of the planet, and o...

– Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Penn Medicine Launches COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Study

Convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients — an experimental approach of giving a transfusion of plasma collected from a donor who has recovered from COVID-19 to a patient with an active infection — is the focus of a new two-part research ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Rutgers, University Hospital Lead Way in Treating COVID-19 with Convalescent Plasma from Recovered Patients

Rutgers physicians and University Hospital are leading the way in using blood plasma from patients who recovered from COVID-19 to treat new patients who are severely ill with COVID-19 infections.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Protect Your Heart During COVID-19

Doctors and researchers are just beginning to document and understand the effects of heart disease in complicating and endangering recovery from the COVID-19 virus, as well as the potential impact of COVID-19 on the heart. In a new Loyola Medicine vi...

– Loyola Medicine

COVID-19 treatment depends upon disease severity

How individuals, and health care professionals, deal with infection from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, varies depending on the severity of the infection.

– Cornell University

Why is COVID-19 mild for some, deadly for others?

Among the confounding aspects of the novel coronavirus is the wide range of disease severity patients experience. While a minority of COVID-19 patients require hospitalization, the effects of infection for these people are dramatic and in some cases ...

– Cornell University

Earth Day 2020: The Human Element

​​​​​​​Fifty years ago, San José State University​ alumnus and Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson established the first Earth Day, which took place across the country on April 22. But what does Earth Day 2020 look like in the midst of ...

Expert Available

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Newswise Live Expert Panel for April 16, 2020: COVID-19 Updates, Medicine Safety, 3D Printed Medical Equipment, Exercise in Isolation

Newswise Live Expert Panel for April 16, 2020: COVID-19 Updates, Medicine Safety, 3D Printed Ventilators, Exercise in Isolation

– Newswise

Slower Clearance of Coronavirus Infection May Explain Why Men Fare Worse Than Women

Researchers at Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine showed for the first time that men clear the novel coronavirus from their bodies slower than women and found a possible explanation: a potential male-only “reservoir”...

– Albert Einstein College of Medicine


COVID-19 possibly striking more children than expected

The number of children infected with the coronavirus is far more extensive than what is currently reported -- a hidden detail that could vastly underestimate the demand on health care systems and pediatric intensive care units (PICUs).

– University of South Florida

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Dance with your grandma (not during COVID-19 of course)

Physical fitness and social connection can be difficult to maintain in old age. But new research published in Frontiers in Psychology shows that Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) may promote exercise, improve quality of life and deepen familial ties betwe...

– Frontiers

Frontiers in Psychology

Relying on 'local food' is a distant dream for most of the world

Globalisation has revolutionised food production and consumption in recent decades and cultivation has become more efficient As a result, diets have diversified and food availability has increased in various parts of the globe.

– Aalto University

Nature Food

UC San Diego Researchers Optimize Microbiome Tool for Computer GPUs

University of California San Diego researchers have ported the popular UniFrac microbiome tool to graphic processing units (GPUs) in a bid to increase the acceleration and accuracy of scientific discovery, including urgently needed COVID-19 research....

– University of California San Diego

Nature Methods

From watching reruns to relationships, there are many ways of feeling connected

New research from the University at Buffalo suggests that non-traditional social strategies, which can include so-called “guilty pleasures,” are just as effective at fulfilling critical social needs as family connections, romantic relationships o...

– University at Buffalo

Self and Identity

DARPA-funded microchip technology optimizes convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients

A consortium of California scientists from government, academia and business today published an initial manuscript describing a novel approach to prepare convalescent plasma for COVID-19 patients in BioRxiv.

– University of California, Irvine

BioRxiv; KL2 TR001416, N66001-17-2-4023, N66001-18-2-4015, HDTRA1-18-1-0036, HDTRA1-18-1-0035

Investigational therapy gaining reputation as promising antiviral drug to fight COVID-19

COVID-19 patients in a clinical trial at Houston Methodist Hospital are responding quickly to the antiviral drug Remdesivir. Sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Houston Methodist was the fifth site in the U.S. to join the trials and the only trial site in ...

– Houston Methodist

NCT04292730; NCT04292899; Nature

SLAC joins the global fight against COVID-19

The lab is responding to the coronavirus crisis by imaging disease-related biomolecules, developing standards for reliable coronavirus testing and enabling other essential research.

– SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Penn State Health hospitals now using plasma from recovered patients as possible treatment for COVID-19

Penn State Health has enrolled its first COVID-19 patient into an experimental treatment program called convalescent plasma therapy.

– Penn State Health

Machine Learning Models Predict COVID-19 Impact in Smaller Cities

“There are no simple, robust, general tools that, for example, officials in Albany could use to make projections,” said Magdon-Ismail, a professor of computer science, and expert in machine learning, data mining, and pattern recognition. “These...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Childcare Policymakers Advised To Take Extra Precautions Against COVID-19

Rutgers researchers are advising childcare policymakers and administrators to enact systemwide changes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The Rutgers Pediatric Early Education Working Group’s new recommendations outline specific measures for...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

In one of America’s rare undergraduate immunology programs, students are ‘preparing for the next pandemic’

There are only a handful of immunology majors offered at U.S. universities. A report last October by UAB researchers made the case for expanding these programs. Now faculty and students are seeing an explosion of interest.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

UC San Diego Health Launches Novel Coronavirus Blood Testing to Identify Past Exposure

Physicians and scientists at UC San Diego Health have launched a pair of serological tests that will look for novel coronavirus antibodies—evidence in persons tested that they have previously been infected by the viral cause of COVID-19, even if th...

– University of California San Diego Health

COVID-19 vulnerability maps warn of NYS counties’ risk factors

Rural counties in upstate New York are likely to be the state’s most vulnerable to a COVID-19 outbreak that could strain local health care infrastructure, according to an analysis by Cornell University demographers.

– Cornell University

UC Davis Health specialists are seeing a big increase in cooking-related burns

Since California's stay-at-home order took effect, specialists at the Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center at UC Davis Medical Center have seen a nearly six-fold increase in patients with burns related to at-home food preparation.

– UC Davis Health

Learning Everywhere: Open Educational Resources in the COVID-19 Era

​​​​​​In these challenging times, the California State University continues to develop ways to reduce students' expenses while maintaining a high-quality education. The CSU's Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) is an innovative program th...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

First COVID-19 patient in Texas enrolled in UTHealth stem cell therapy study at Memorial Hermann

The first COVID-19 patient in Texas has been enrolled in a stem cell therapy clinical trial for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

SLAS Releases COVID-19 Infographics to Explain Research Terminology

SLAS has released the first two infographics in an ongoing series of tools to help the general public better understand the technical jargon being discussed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Official press conferences, news articles, statistical reports...


Banding Together: How the CSU Remains Resilient in a Time of Crisis

See how the CSU is taking strides to keep teaching and learning on track.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office


Artificial intelligence to enable fast-track review of COVID-19 research proposals

An Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool to help funders identify specialists to peer-review proposals for emergency COVID-19 research has been developed.

– Frontiers


Call for palliative care to be adapted for severely ill Covid-19 patients

Emergency-style palliative care needs to implemented to meet the needs of Covid-19 patients who wouldn't benefit from a ventilator say researchers.

– Lancaster University

Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Mount Sinai Study Finds COVID-19 May Be Driven by Pulmonary Thrombi and Pulmonary Endothelial Dysfunction

A new study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai suggests that blood clots, especially in the lungs, may play a role in severe cases of COVID-19.

– Mount Sinai Health System

Political polarization leads to non-compliance with pandemic health advice, study finds

Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Economics Kirsten Cornelson and her co-author found that in states with governors who won by close margins, compliance with stay-at-home orders and other health advice is lower among people with the opposite party af...

– University of Notre Dame

Indoor precautions essential to stem airborne COVID-19

World-leading air quality and health expert QUT Professor Lidia Morawska and Professor Junji Cao from Chinese Academy of Sciences in an article in Environment International published this week called on health bodies to initiate research into the air...

– Queensland University of Technology

Environmental International

3D printed swabs developed at UofL to help fill gap in COVID-19 test kits

Innovation at the University of Louisville involving multiple departments at the university has led to a promising solution for the shortage of swabs in COVID-19 test kits.

– University of Louisville Health Science Center

UNLV Engineers Fabricate PPE for Local Medical Community

Health care providers across the Las Vegas Valley were facing an unprecedented challenge, worsened by a lack of supplies to protect themselves. A local medical community group reached out: Could the UNLV College of Engineering help fill the gap for p...

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Newly translated 1500s book teaches the ‘art’ of drinking

When Michael Fontaine, professor of classics in the College of Arts and Sciences, began translating the Latin poem “How to Drink: A Classical Guide to the Art of Imbibing” by German humanist Vincent Obsopoeus, he could not have known it would be ...

– Cornell University

Communications in the Time of the Coronavirus: Lessons for Leaders

At a time of uncertainty and growing anxiety caused by the coronavirus pandemic, having transparent, consistent and empathetic communication with key stakeholders is more critical than ever. Darden Professor June West and Darden Executive-in-Residenc...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UVA Darden Professor Frames 3 Myths of Economic Crises as Global Downturn Lurks

While the economic fallout from the global coronavirus outbreak remains nearly impossible to quantify at present given the growing nature of the pandemic, University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor and Dean Emeritus Bob Bruner suggest...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Self-Efficacy to Cope with Coronavirus

Researchers have shown that improving one's “self-efficacy” -- the confidence to perform well in a particular part of life -- may help manage stress during a time like COVID-19. Here are four ways to build self-efficacy.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Mount Sinai’s Blood Test to Detect Antibodies to COVID-19 Receives Emergency Use Authorization From U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Today, the Mount Sinai Laboratory (MSL), Center for Clinical Laboratories received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test that was developed, validated, and launched at Mount Sinai by a team ...

– Mount Sinai Health System

How the coronavirus affects the readiness of our military at home, overseas

Branches of the United States military are now feeling the effects of the coronavirus, and that has U.S. military leaders facing a completely new challenge— how to maintain an elite state of readiness against threats, both foreign and domestic whil...

Expert Available

– Tulane University

Need surgery? Here’s why regional anesthesia is safer than general anesthesia during the coronavirus pandemic

If you don’t have COVID-19, you probably want to stay as far away from a hospital as possible right now. However, the fact is that some people still need emergency surgery. If you or a loved one are in this situation – for any reason – you shou...

Expert Available

– American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)

Policy and Public Affairs

Economic recovery after shutdown could take up to three years

Despite measures taken by the Austrian government, the consequences of the COVID-19 lockdown and partial suspension of global trade flows will be felt for a long time.

– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

AANA Applauds Gov. Cuomo’s Call for Hazard Pay for Front-Line Healthcare Workers

Monday New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on the federal government to provide pay bonuses to frontline healthcare workers. The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) applauds this action and encourages Congress to compensate frontline heal...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Safely resuming elective surgery as COVID-19 curve flattens: ACS, ASA, AORN and AHA develop roadmap for readiness

As the COVID-19 surge wanes in different parts of the country, patients’ pent up demand to resume their elective surgeries will be immense. To ensure patients can have elective surgeries as soon as safely possible, a roadmap to guide readiness, pr...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The Federal Government Must Act on Supply Chains to Enable COVID-19 Testing in High Volumes

With shortages of test components and swabs, labs still face huge obstacles to COVID-19 testing. With new White House guidelines reliant on more testing, AACC is urging the administration to find and coordinate resources so lab experts can do their j...

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)


With NSF Support, Engineers Look for New Ways to Optimize PPE During Pandemic

With the support of a newly awarded National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant, two Rensselaer researchers plan to examine ways to equip N95 respirator masks with antiviral properties and the ability to withstand sterilization....

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Undergraduate-Led Team Develops Low-Cost Ventilator Aimed at Assisting COVID-19 Patients with Varying Degrees of Lung Failure

A team of university students and engineers has developed a low-cost ventilator using off-the-shelf components that is designed to aid patients with varying degrees of lung failure.

– New York University

Embargo expired on 20-Apr-2020 at 12:00 ET

Raising Mount Sinai

The musicians of Carnegie Hall, featuring a song and words of support by Jimmy Buffet and others join forces to raise money for the front-line health care staff at the Mount Sinai Health System

– Mount Sinai Health System

University of Utah Invests $1.3 million in COVID-19 Research, from Investigating Domestic Violence to Drug Development

The University of Utah has awarded $1.3 million in grants to 56 projects that will examine a host of issues arising out of the pandemic. These multidisciplinary projects will not only address ways to prevent and treat the disease, but will also explo...

– University of Utah Health

Warwick Researchers to provide COVID-19 Intervention Modelling for East Africa (CIMEA)

The rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) across the world poses a threat to all, but particularly, countries with the weakest health syste

– University of Warwick

New reusable respirator will trap, kill coronavirus

A multi-institutional team of researchers who will be designing and developing a mask with a reusable respirator that captures and kills the novel coronavirus.

– South Dakota State University

Medical Physics, Dec-2019 ; Int Jl for Num Method in Biomed Eng, Nov-2017; Int Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, March-2019

Joe Tsai and Clara Wu Tsai Donate Personal Protective Equipment to San Diego Health Care Providers

Joe Tsai, co-founder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, and his wife Clara, have donated nearly half a million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be distributed by UC San Diego to health care providers in the San Diego region.

– University of California San Diego

Fred Hutch launches new COVID-19 volunteer study

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is launching a new COVID-19 research project called CovidWatch. This volunteer longitudinal study, aims to answer some of the most important questions about COVID-19

– Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

COVID-19: ACS releases new guidance document to help health care facilities best prepare for resuming elective surgery

Today, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) released a new surgical resource document, “Local Resumption of Elective Surgery Guidance,” as a guide for health care facilities preparing to resume elective surgery once the Coronavirus Disease 2019...

– American College of Surgeons (ACS)

UH and Cupron Collaborate to Provide Reusable Copper-Infused Masks to Caregivers

University Hospitals in Cleveland is using masks made with a copper-infused fabric has been clinically validated to reduce the spread of hospital acquired infections such as C. Diff and MRSA. The masks are made by Cupron, Inc, a tech company that use...

– University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Southern Research, Tonix Team to Develop Potential Vaccine Against New Coronavirus

Southern Research announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with New York-based Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, to support the development of a vaccine, TNX-1800, against the n...

– Southern Research

La aplicación-web de UCLA recoge datos de ciudadanos para ayudar a paliar la propagación de COVID-19

Un grupo de investigadores de la Universidad de California Los Ángeles (UCLA), ha desarrollado una aplicación web que permite a todo el mundo ayudar en la lucha contra el coronavirus.

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UIC library seeks submissions for new UIC COVID-19 story archive project

New archival project dubbed Six Feet Apart: Stories from UIC during COVID-19.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

UChicago Medicine expands COVID-19 testing to South Side partners, community organizations

The University of Chicago Medicine health system, including Ingalls Memorial, will expand COVID-19 testing for up to 1,000 symptomatic people each day, a roughly fivefold increase over the average 200 daily tests that were performed since onsite scre...

– University of Chicago Medical Center

Global COVID-19 Observatory and Resource Center for Childhood Cancer to serve as hub for sharing information on treating pediatric cancer patients infected by the virus

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in partnership with the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP), today launched the Global COVID-19 Observatory and Resource Center for Childhood Cancer.

– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Higher Education Events

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Holds Early Graduation to Help Confront COVID-19 Pandemic

Answering the call for additional medical workers to join the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, today more than 100 medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine graduated a month early. Many of will immediately join the staff of hospita...

– Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Expert Pitch

McLean Expert Discusses Managing an Eating Disorder During the Coronavirus Crisis

– McLean Hospital

Expert available to talk about reproductive rights and justice amidst COVID-19 pandemic

– Indiana University

'Xenophobic' immigration order is likely unconstitutional

– Cornell University

COVID-19 conspiracy theories: Expert discusses the psychology and danger

– University of Delaware

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health experts available for media inquiries related to COVID-19

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Rutgers Expert Available to Comment on Coronavirus Toll in Nursing Homes

– Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Respiratory Experts Find Clues on Risk Factors for COVID-19 Susceptibility

– American Physiological Society (APS)

Parenting during COVID-19? FSU psychology researchers offer their advice

– Florida State University

Rutgers Expert Available to Speak About the Ethics Behind Developing a COVID-19 Treatment and Vaccine

– Rutgers School of Public Health

While significant, CFAP aid doesn’t resolve dairy demand destruction

– Cornell University

Bita Kash, PhD, Researcher with Houston Methodist, available to discuss COVID-19 and African American communities

– Houston Methodist

Expert: Economic Recovery will Rely on Businesses’ Ability to Adapt

– University at Albany, State University of New York

Law professors break down freedom of religion, labor issues amid COVID-19

– West Virginia University

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Media Invited to Ask Qs: COVID-19 Expert Panel Thursday, April 16 from 2-3 PM EDT

– Newswise

WVU Extension Service expert offers tips for a safe, healthy farmers market season

– West Virginia University

Rural dwellers who value self-reliance don't take COVID-19 seriously

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Worker shortage more likely than food shortage amid coronavirus pandemic

– West Virginia University

Designers offer tips for constructing remote workstations to optimize productivity, health and well-being

– Virginia Tech

U.S. pause on World Health Organization funding could have ripple effects on global health systems and economies, says expert

– Virginia Tech

Rutgers Workforce Expert Offers Guidance to Unemployed Workers Due to COVID-19 Recession

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Managers: Don’t Rush to Workplace Spyware during Pandemic

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

VIDEO: Johns Hopkins Nursing Expert on Anxiety and Depression during Coronavirus

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

FSU expert available to comment on sociological aspect of ‘Tiger King’

– Florida State University

Finding positivity, resiliency in times of crises

– West Virginia University

Expert: Lessons learned from COVID-19 will improve supply chains

– Washington University in St. Louis

Quick Take: How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Presidential Race

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

DePaul University experts available to discuss recovery, life after the COVID-19 pandemic

– DePaul University





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