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Notre Dame experts on coronavirus: limitations of WHO, cultural implications and similarities to polio

2-Mar-2020 1:05 PM EST, by University of Notre Dame

Dr. Bernard Nahlen, director of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health and Catherine Bolten, associate professor of anthropology and peace studies, provide insight into aspects of how the COVID-19 epidemic has unfolded, as health officials brace for the virus to spread within the United States.

Our experts share their thoughts on:

  • the fatality rate of coronavirus;
  • the limitatons of the World Health Organization;
  • similarities between coronavirus and polio;
  • lack of evidence of animal-to-human transmission of coronavirus or Ebola;
  • and the cultural implications of the virus

https://news.nd.edu/our-experts/nd-experts-on-coronavirus/

Contact: 

Colleen Sharkey

Assistant Director, Media Relations

University of Notre Dame

(office) 574-631-9958

(cell) 574-999-0102

csharke2@nd.edu 

 

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Jessica Sieff

Assistant Director, Media Relations

University of Notre Dame

O: 574.631.3933 | C: 574.210.4554

jsieff@nd.edunews.nd.edu

 

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