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Delco Now Has the Region's Highest 14-Day Rate of COVID Cases. It Can't Reopen Until That Falls Dramatically

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 19 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Delaware County having the highest 14-day per capita rate of residents with COVID-19 in the Philadelphia region, according to state data.

Drexel Researchers Estimate Philadelphia's Coronavirus Lockdown Saved 6,200 Lives

Amy Carroll-Scott, PhD, an associate professor, and Jennifer Kolker, a clinical professor, both in the Dornsife School of Public Health, were quoted in May 12 stories in The Philadelphia Inquirer, East Bay Times (Walnut Creek, California), The Mercury News (San Jose, California), CW (Philly-57), and television network affiliates in Austin, Texas and other outlets nationwide about estimates from the Urban Health Collaborative about how many lives may have been saved through stay-at-home orders. 

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The College of Medicine was mentioned in a May 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about medical marijuana research at selected academic institutions across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

You Should Wear a Mask in Hallways and Other Common Spaces of Apartment Buildings, Experts Say

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about why it’s beneficial to wear a mask in hallways and other public spaces.

How to Personally Deliver Something (Safely) During the Pandemic

Thersa Sweet, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 1 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how to personally deliver something (safely) during the pandemic.

How 'Caution Fatigue' May Slow Social Distancing Efforts

Eric Zillmer, PsyD, the Carl R. Pacifico professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of Athletics, was quoted in an April 30 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how people experiencing caution fatigue, or becoming desensitized to warnings, will affect social distancing effort.

What We Still Don’t Know: Here Are Some of the Big Coronavirus Questions Scientists Are Racing to Answer

Igor Burstyn, PhD, and Yvonne Michael, ScD, associate professors in the Dornsife School of Public Health, are quoted in an April 27 Philadelphia Inquirer article on coronavirus questions scientists are racing to answer.

Should You Stop Smoking Pot During the Coronavirus Pandemic? What About Vaping?

Brenda Douglass, DNP, associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 16 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the increased risk of more severe symptoms from COVID-19 for people who smoke and/or vape.

How to Wash Vegetables: Can I Get the Coronavirus From Groceries?

Rosemary Trout, director of the Food and Hospitality Management department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about what to do when returning from a trip to the grocery store, how to wash and disinfect recently purchased items and how to keep your kitchen clean.

As Philly Officials See Positive Signs on COVID-19, White House Fears a Pa. Hotspot and May Send More Aid

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer article about concerns by the White House’s Coronavirus Response Director that Philadelphia could be a coronavirus hot spot, while numbers suggest the growth in Philadelphia’s COVID-19 cases may be slowing.

How to Wash Vegetables: Can I Get the Coronavirus From Groceries?

Rosemary Trout, director of the Food and Hospitality Management department in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about what to do when returning from a trip to the grocery store, how to wash and disinfect recently purchased items and how to keep your kitchen clean.


Cell Phone Records Show Dramatic Drop in Regional Travel Outside Philly After Governor's COVID-19 Order

Mariana Chilton, PhD, a professor of Health Management and Policy at the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 8 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a drop in daily regional travel across much of Pennsylvania following Governor Wolf’s order to shut down non-life sustaining businesses.