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”

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