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In the wake of the current and unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, on 20th March 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasised the importance of appropriate diet and lifestyle measures including adequate nutrition to protect the immune system....
Mical Raz, a University of Rochester health policy expert, physician, and historian, says implementing the most up-to-date understanding of epidemiology is key to dealing effectively with pandemics like coronavirus. The Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy...
Fake news is a growing phenomenon, and its impact on people, politics and public health, seems greater than ever before. With the advent of social media, misinformation about COVID-19, vaccines, or global warming, for example, can reach huge audiences...
The avalanche of coronavirus infections in the current pandemic has been accompanied by a similar avalanche of information, making it hard to sift reliable news from the noise, according to Professor Mike Lee and Dr Sebastian Duchene in their...
A s the coronoavirus pandemic spreads and hunkered-down Americans wonder when and how they’ll get back on the job, a Harvard epidemiologist said a second type of test being developed could clear for work the small but rising numbers...
Today, University of Missouri officials learned that two employees tested positive for COVID-19. Both employees immediately quarantined themselves and are recovering at home under the care of their physicians. “We are appreciative that these individuals have taken the proper actions...
As Australia experiences the implications of the coronavirus crisis, the issue is not just a health or economic concern, but also a mental health and wellbeing crisis. Beyond medical and public health interventions that the government is developing to combat...
Massachusetts may ultimately need 1.4 million tests for COVID-19 and have to conduct tens of thousands a day, Harvard infectious disease experts said Friday, adding their voices to a nationwide chorus calling to dramatically increase the pace of testing...
The UW Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases (ACCD) announced Thursday that a UW Seattle campus graduate student has tested positive for COVID-19. The student is recovering at home, out of state, and we wish them well. The student was last...
A patient with confirmed COVID19 is an inpatient at the University of Michigan Health System. The patient is in stable condition. We are confident that we are using proper precautions with this patient who was carefully isolated to minimize...

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