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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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 June 28, COVID-19 had sickened more than 10,173,722 people in 188 countries with over 502,517 deaths globally.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date February 28, 2020
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Patient Care    Education    COVID-19

Novel Coronavirus: How Infectious Is It?

The coronavirus outbreak impacting China has the world’s attention. Known as novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, the new virus started in Wuhan, a city of 11 million. Within a few weeks it has spread to at least 24 other countries, affecting more than 40,000 people globally, and resulting in more than 900 deaths since mid-December.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date February 11, 2020
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