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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Community    COVID-19

CU Anschutz Collects Truckloads of Supplies for Front Lines of Pandemic

Amid a growing crisis-level shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus stepped up to collect critical supplies for the healthcare professionals on the front lines of the pandemic.

Author Staff | Publish Date March 27, 2020
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Education    Community    COVID-19

Expert Offers Tips on Staying Productive, Keeping Morale High While Working Remotely

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people than ever are working from home. What are the best practices for working remotely? Should you get dressed in at least semi-presentable work clothes, for instance?

Author Shawna Matthews | Publish Date March 26, 2020
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Research    COVID-19

In COVID-19 Battle, CU Anschutz Team Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks

As scientists around the world scramble against the COVID-19 clock, searching for a vaccine that could stop the viral infection before it happens, a trio of experts on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have taken a different tack: overpowering the new mutation after it invades the body.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date March 23, 2020
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Community    COVID-19

Stigma and Discrimination Against Asian Americans on the Rise

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has interrupted daily life as we know it. For Asian Americans, however, this virus has brought more than just social disruption and a lack of paper products. Incidences of stigma, discrimination and occasionally outright violence have erupted across the world.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date March 20, 2020
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Patient Care    Education    COVID-19

What Was it Like on the Front Lines of the Spanish Flu?

From typhoid to smallpox to the Spanish Flu, we’ve had no shortage of epidemics in the United States in the last 100 years and no shortage of nurses to help care for the ill. Now, it’s the coronavirus.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date March 13, 2020
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Coronavirus FAQs with Michelle Barron, MD

Michelle Barron, MD, professor of medicine and an infectious diseases expert, responds to questions about COVID-19. She addresses what's myth and what's fact, how it's spread, how we can contain it and when to see a doctor. 

Author Kelsea Pieters | Publish Date March 10, 2020
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Education    Community    COVID-19

COVID-19 Reshapes Annual Pandemic Response Simulation

As the genuine virus continued its spread across the globe, 165 medical students hunkered down in multiple Education 2 North and South rooms, focused on preventing the same (but mock) COVID-19 virus from becoming a pandemic.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date March 06, 2020
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Research    Patient Care    COVID-19

Coronavirus: Expert Notes ‘Reasonable Probability There Are More U.S. Cases Than We Are Actually Catching’

Outbreaks of illness caused by the novel coronavirus, called COVID-19, have dramatically increased in countries outside China. As of March 27, COVID-19 had sickened more than 549,604 people in 176 countries with over 24,863 deaths globally. 

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date February 28, 2020
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