Media Coverage featuring Dr. Cirino, Founder Your Health Forum

As an infectious diseases physician and public health officer, Dr. Cirino has been asked for consultative advice regarding the COVID-19 epidemic.  Below are some media appearances that Dr. Cirino has had on news, online newspapers, and podcasts for this and other infectious diseases issues in the last few years:   Title with Link:  Christopher Cirino,Continue reading “Media Coverage featuring Dr. Cirino, Founder Your Health Forum”

COVID-19: Amid the Rising Caseload in the United States, the Country Braces Itself

I am an infectious diseases specialist and public health physician.  My career has been a series of opportunities to assist in the care of patients and collaborate with my colleagues.  I trained during the SARS outbreak and the anthrax scare, prepared for a possible ebola outbreak in the United States, and witnessed the innovation ofContinue reading “COVID-19: Amid the Rising Caseload in the United States, the Country Braces Itself”

Fear in the Age of Coronavirus: Reasons why COVID-19 is hitting our self-preservation nerve

We sat and watched the Chinese government implement its draconian measures on the Wuhan, Hubei province and the rest of the country.  We saw leaks of photos and videos capturing these harrowing times.  Healthcare workers strained to meet the needs of the surge of patients admitted to hospitals that were constructed to meet the emergentContinue reading “Fear in the Age of Coronavirus: Reasons why COVID-19 is hitting our self-preservation nerve”

Patient Information: Protecting Yourself from Viral Infection (Including COVID-19)

During an uncertain time as we realize the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the local communities, here are a few questions and answers regarding the virus and ways in which we can reduce spread:   Why is it called novel “coronavirus”? Coronavirus is named for its appearance of the virus’s outer membrane on electronContinue reading “Patient Information: Protecting Yourself from Viral Infection (Including COVID-19)”

Pandemic COVID-19: Applying Early Lessons Learned

The novelty of the novel COVID-19 outbreak has passed. Sure our imagination that drums up images of viral apocalypse and global chaotic destabilization are simmering. Although the fears are transforming into measured preparedness, there still remains an allure of uncertainty with how this outbreak will affect the rest of the world.    In the wakeContinue reading “Pandemic COVID-19: Applying Early Lessons Learned”

Pamplin Media Group – Gresham medical, school, senior center officials address COVID-19 concerns

Gresham medical, school, senior center officials address COVID-19 concerns, Local News, Gresham local News, Breaking News alerts for Gresham city. — Read on pamplinmedia.com/sp/68-news/454348-370527-gresham-medical-school-senior-center-officials-address-covid-19-concerns

COVID-19 interview with Salem Reporter | News about Salem

News about Salem – In-depth, Accurate, Trusted — Read on http://www.salemreporter.com/

COVID-19: Prelude to a Pandemic

COVID-19 has traveled far and wide from the original outbreak zone in Wuhan China.  Currently, the outbreak has spread to 68 countries (+ 1 cruise ship).  As of March 1st, 2020, there are a total of 89,081 cases with 3,057 deaths.  The rate of new cases in China has steadily dropped, likely due to containmentContinue reading “COVID-19: Prelude to a Pandemic”

COVID-19 Questions and Answers

Now that the COVID-19 outbreak is likely here to stay and will ultimately involve many more places than the 37 countries where cases have been reported, it is a good time to review some questions about the disease process and ways to prepare for the outbreak – coming to a city near you.  This isContinue reading “COVID-19 Questions and Answers”

Adventist Doctor explains dangers of coronavirus | kgw.com

I was featured on KGW news on questions on coronavirus. Dr. Christopher Cirino breaks down health risks — Read on http://www.kgw.com/mobile/video/life/adventist-doctor-explains-dangers-of-coronavirus/283-d4adc2e9-0351-4401-a880-52d57bf0055d

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