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All In The News tagged "School of Public Health"

Philly Kids and Adults Are Skipping Routine Immunizations, Even as Search for COVID-19 Vaccine Goes On

Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about a drop seen in Philadelphia in the number of pediatric and adult routine immunizations administered since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here's What We Know About Getting Sick Twice From the Coronavirus

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 6 Men’s Health article about what research shows about COVID-19 immunity. 

Latino, Black Neighborhoods Struggle With Test Disparities

Usama Bilal, PhD, MD, an assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 6 Associated Press article about COVID-19 testing disparities. The article ran in the Washington Post, PBS Newshour, The Philadelphia Tribune and other news outlets nationwide.

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.

COVID Cases Are Hitting an All-Time High. What Does That Mean for Your Next Trip?

Seth Welles, PhD, ScD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a July 4 Forbes article about how to stay safe while traveling this summer.

HTN Linked to Being on the Receiving End of Racism

Allana T. Forde, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in July 1 stories in MedPage Today, AFP Relax News and la Repubblica about leading research into a link between discrimination and higher risk of hypertension in African Americans. 

Three Different Approaches for the Green Phase, if You’re High Risk

Seth Welles, PhD, ScD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 26 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how to navigate the green phase if you are considered at “high risk.”

What Would Happen if we Slowed Down COVID-19 Testing?

Esther Chernak, MD, an associate clinical professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health and College of Medicine, was interviewed in a June 26 episode of KYW-Newsradio's "In Depth" podcast about the role of testing in response to the coronavirus, including what would happen if federal funds for testing are not renewed.

About 1 in 5 People Worldwide at Risk of a ‘Severe’ COVID-19 Infection, Study Finds

A June 15 New York Times article featuring Alex Ortega, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Population Health and Community Impact in the Dornsife School of Public Health, about a study finding that one in five people worldwide have at least one of the underlying health conditions that can worsen cases of the coronavirus, was picked up June 16 by Miami Herald, The Virginian-Pilot, and South Florida Sun Sentinel, among other outlets.  

Black Clergy Convene to Discuss the Toll of COVID-19 and a Way Forward

Sharrelle Barber, ScD, an assistant research professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 11 WHYY story, also published June 11 by The Philadelphia Tribune, about how racism causes poor public health.

WHO Says Asymptomatic People Can Spread COVID-19, Explains Earlier Comment Was Misleading

Michael LeVasseur, PhD, a visiting assistant professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 10 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about misunderstanding around how common it is for asymptomatic people to spread the coronavirus.

It’s Covid Code Red in Latin America With No Signs of Peaking

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in a June 6 Bloomberg story about the factors contributing to the spread of COVID-19 in Latin America.