Category: Infectious Diseases Topics

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

Key Points Addressed in this Article 1. What does “flatten the curve mean” 2. How is a virus like a natural disaster? 3. What are the features of social distancing? 4. What […]

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

Key Points Addressed in Article Characteristics of COVID-19 disease that creates fear We sat and watched the Chinese government implement its draconian measures on the Wuhan, Hubei province and the rest of […]

In a Nutshell: Protect Yourself from Viral Infections (+ COVID-19)

Key Points Addressed in Article  What is Coronavirus?  How is COVID-19 spread?  How Can I prevent the spread or protect myself?  Can I get a viral infection after handling a package from […]

Pandemic COVID-19: Applying Early Lessons Learned

Key Points Addressed in Article  Challenges with Containment related to Transmission: cough, personal cloud  Challenges with Case Fatality Rates  Importance of Protecting High Risk Populations Including Healthcare Workers and Long-term care Residents […]

COVID: Key Points to Understand the Pandemic

Key Points Addressed in Article  Definition of Case Fatality Rate (CFR)  Discussion of COVID-19 CFR from the Wuhan outbreak cases  Ways in which COVID-19 is spread, respiratory droplets, surface and fomite  Diagnostic […]

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 […]

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