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All In The News tagged "The New York Times"

Masks May Reduce Viral Dose, Some Experts Say

Charles Haas, PhD, LD Betz professor of environmental engineering in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a July 27 New York Times story about new research suggesting that wearing a mask can help prevent the wearer from contracting an acute case of COVID-19 by reducing the amount of virus they're exposed to.

Study of 17 Million Identifies Crucial Risk Factors for Coronavirus Deaths

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor, and Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor, both in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in a July 8 New York Times article about a new study showing that race, ethnicity, age and gender can raise a person’s chances of dying from COVID-19.  

239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

Joseph Amon, PhD, a clinical professor and director of the Office of Global Health in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was cited in a July 4 New York Times article about scientists urging the World Health Organization to update recommendations on how to prevent transmission of the coronavirus indoors. The article was also printed July 5 in the Seattle Times, Yahoo! News, SF GateStar Tribune and other outlets nationwide.

Pollution Is Killing Black Americans. This Community Fought Back.

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 28 New York Times Sunday Magazine feature article about Black communities shouldering a disproportionate burden of the nation’s pollution.

Virus ‘Dramatically’ Narrows Teenagers’ Summer Job Prospects

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 26 New York Times article about how the pandemic has altered the job market dramatically for job-seeking youths.

A Drug Company Wagers the U.S. Won't Dare Charge It With Crimes

Robert I Field, JD, PhD, a professor in the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 15 New York Times article regarding Teva, the world’s largest maker of generic drugs, which recently pulled out of settlement talks with the Justice Department.

What’s Scaring the Pediatricians

Hans Kersten, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, and Daniel Taylor, DO, an associate professor in the College of Medicine, were quoted in a May 12 New York Times story about pediatricians being worried about the impact of the coronavirus on children. 

The Big Impact of a Small Hobby

Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 1 New York Times article about the health benefits of doodling and other forms of art making. A 2016 study led by Kaimal showing how art-making reduces stress was also mentioned in an April 30 Thrive Global article about art therapy’s health benefit.

Black Americans Face Alarming Rates of Coronavirus Infection in Some States

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 7 New York Times article about black Americans facing alarming rates of coronavirus infection in some areas of the United States.

Trump's Baseless Claim That a Recession Would Be Deadlier Than the Coronavirus

José Tapia, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 26 New York Times story about President Trump's claim that an economic recession could be more deadly than the coronavirus pandemic.

In 1918, It Wasn’t the Coronavirus. It Was the Flu.

Michael Yudell, PhD, a professor and chair in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a March 8 New York Times article about lessons learned from the “Spanish Flu” pandemic and the importance of public health experts pushing back against misinformation about vaccination.

When the Police Stop a Teenager With Special Needs

Research from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute about what happens when youth on the autism spectrum are stopped by police, was mentioned in a Feb. 27 New York Times story about the challenges police face when stopping teens with special needs.