What Media Are Asking About Covid-19

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WHAT MEDIA ARE ASKING ABOUT COVID-19

In communities throughout the nation, the 12,000 members of the Infectious Diseases Society of America are working nonstop to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and care for people who become seriously ill.

They are also informing the public on how to protect themselves and fielding many COVID-19 media inquiries daily.

To assist with media reporting, IDSA compiled 15 answers to commonly asked questions.

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CONTACT: Lili Kadets at 617-803-5557 or LKadets@MessagePartnersPR.com

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Released: 1-Jun-2020 11:30 AM EDT
Simulations Indicate Heightened Risks When Pandemic and Hurricane Season Overlap
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

As coastal communities prepare for the possibility of hurricanes this summer and fall, they are doing so amid the uncertain landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic — a crisis that has already taxed health care systems, governments, and supply chains. A faculty and student team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been modeling how the combined disasters may make community recovery vastly more difficult. What they have found serves as a stark warning to policymakers preparing for hurricane season.

28-May-2020 5:40 PM EDT
Study in Chinese doctors shows mental toll of caring in the time of COVID-19
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

They worked in hospitals hundreds of miles from the epicenter of COVID-19. But hundreds of young Chinese doctors in a new study still experienced a sharp drop in mood, a rise in depression and anxiety symptoms, and a doubling of their fear of workplace violence, in the first month of the coronavirus pandemic.

Released: 1-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT
First-of-its-Kind Personalized 'COVID-19 Risk Score' Launches to Enable Safer Re-opening and Return to Work Plans
Coriell Life Sciences

Coriell Life Sciences is rolling out a new tool in the fight against COVID-19: personalized COVID-19 Risk Scores designed to enable safer re-opening and return to work plans (especially given the recent release of the CDC guidelines for re-opening).

Newswise: SLUCare Launches Neighborhood Virtual Visits
Released: 1-Jun-2020 9:00 AM EDT
SLUCare Launches Neighborhood Virtual Visits
Saint Louis University Medical Center

SLUCare, the academic medical practice of Saint Louis University, is launching a program designed to help those without home internet or smartphones access telehealth services. The Neighborhood Virtual Visit program will connect patients to SLUCare medical providers from a telehealth hub at a participating area church.

Released: 1-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT
COVID-19 in People Living with HIV
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers expert explains why COVID-19 pandemic poses additional difficulties, risks to people with HIV

Newswise: Your Cancer Care is too Important to Wait
Released: 1-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Your Cancer Care is too Important to Wait
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Minimizing your exposure to COVID-19 doesn’t require sacrificing cancer care or preventive services. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health are taking extra precautions to ensure that patients can continue to receive exceptional care close to home.

Newswise: Queen’s launch global survey on children’s views and experiences of ‘Life under Coronavirus’
Released: 1-Jun-2020 6:05 AM EDT
Queen’s launch global survey on children’s views and experiences of ‘Life under Coronavirus’
Queen's University Belfast

The Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen’s has launched a global survey for children and young people (aged 8-17 years) to get their views and experiences of ‘Life under Coronavirus’.


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