News by Year - 2020

Across US, a 'tale of two cities' as some embrace reopening amid coronavirus and others remain wary

Post Date: 
2020-05-08
Source: 
USA Today
Dr. Larry Chang
USA Today: Dr. Larry Chang discusses COVID-19 and warns about the dangers of opening up the country too soon.

Making sure vulnerable communities have access to reliable information and COVID-19 care

Post Date: 
2020-05-07
Source: 
WJLA ABC News 7: Good Morning Washington (Washington DC)
Dr. Kathleen Page is interviewed: For many in the Latino community “there’s absolutely no safety net,” says Kathleen Page, M.D., who serves a large population of immigrant patients. “We’re seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases among Latino immigrants, particularly those with limited English...

State antibody testing results murky as officials decline to release raw data

Post Date: 
2020-05-07
Source: 
Times Union (Albany)
Dr. Natasha Chida
Times Union: Dr. Chida comments about the reliability of COVID-19 antibody testing.

El “efecto Lázaro” del tratamiento que ya se aplica a más de 5 mil pacientes de coronavirus en los Estados Unidos

Post Date: 
2020-05-06
Source: 
Infobae (Argentina)
Dirigido por los médicos Michael Melia y Natasha Chida, de la Johns Hopkins University, del encuentro virtual participaron Arturo Casadevall, Damani Piggott y Shmuel Shoham, todos del mismo centro de estudios norteamericano. Nacido en Cuba en 1957 y radicado desde hace décadas en los Estados Unidos...

UK coronavirus death toll is now the highest in Europe

Post Date: 
2020-05-05
Source: 
BBC World News Radio: Newshour
Dr. Robert Bollinger
BBC: World News Radio : Bob Bollinger discusses COVID infection, mortality, and disease spread.

ACTG Site Spotlight: BJGMC-JHU Clinical Research Site, Pune, India

Post Date: 
2020-05-05
Source: 
ACTG Network Newsletter
ACTG Logo
The BJGMC-JHU Clinical Research site in Pune, India, is highlighted in this article.

Shocking Draft US Report Sees 200,000 COVID-19 Cases, 3,000 Deaths Daily By June

Post Date: 
2020-05-05
Source: 
Huffington Post
Dr. Larry Chang is mentioned in this report: “The vast majority of Americans have not been exposed to the virus, there is not immunity, and the initial conditions that allowed this virus to spread really quickly across America haven’t really changed,” Johns Hopkins University infectious...

World Renowned Infectious Disease Doctor on COVID-19 Testing Policy

Post Date: 
2020-05-04
Source: 
Leslie Marshall Show
Dr. Robert Bollinger
CCGHE Director Dr. Bob Bollinger is interviewed.

Models Project Sharp Rise in Deaths as States Reopen

Post Date: 
2020-05-04
Source: 
New York Times
Dr. Larry Chang
NY Times : Dr. Larry Chang, "...the initial conditions that allowed this virus to spread really quickly across America haven’t really changed."

The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others?

Post Date: 
2020-05-03
Source: 
New York Times
Dr. Robert Bollinger was interviewed for this article "[young people] are less likely to have certain health problems that can make Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, particularly deadly, according to the World Health Organization."

As Businesses Resurface After State Shutdowns, So Does Divisiveness

Post Date: 
2020-05-01
Source: 
New York Times
Dr. Larry Chang
NY Times: Dr. Larry Chang: “If you get this wrong, many more people will die. It’s as simple as that.”

VERIFY: Viral post says gargling water will prevent coronavirus; Our experts say false

Post Date: 
2020-04-30
Source: 
WUSA (Via WTHR)
As the latest strain of the coronavirus continues to spread, it's put a lot of people on edge. For that reason, many have been quick to believe online posts providing a miracle cure for the virus. The viral post claims that coronavirus "remains in the throat for four days," before it heads to the...

Apakah Pemeriksaan Suhu Tubuh Efektif Menghentikan Penyebaran Virus Corona?

Post Date: 
2020-04-29
Source: 
Femina Indonesia
Dengan kondisi seperti ini, sejumlah ilmuwan menganggap bahwa pemeriksahaan suhu tubuh mungkin tidak selalu efektif. Karena orang-orang yang tanpa gejala atau hanya merasakan gejala ringan bisa saja terlewatkan dari pantauan. Natasha Chida, asisten direktur program beasiswa penyakit menular dan...

Les contrôles de température sont-ils efficaces pour arrêter la propagation du coronavirus?

Post Date: 
2020-04-27
Source: 
Huffington Post Quebec
Natasha Chida, directrice adjointe du programme de bourses pour l’unité des maladies infectieuses et professeur adjoint de médecine à Johns Hopkins , a également souligné les lacunes des contrôles de température. «Cela ne peut pas nuire de mettre en place des contrôles de...

Are temperature checks effective in stopping corona virus spread?

Post Date: 
2020-04-27
Source: 
Huffington Post
Dr. Natasha Chida
Natasha Chida, assistant director of the infectious diseases fellowship program and assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins, also pointed out the shortcomings of temperature checks. “It can’t necessarily hurt to implement temperature checks in public places to limit people who are...

State response panel, experts meet to strengthen testing

Post Date: 
2020-04-24
Source: 
Hindustan Times
The Health Sector Response and Procurement Committee (HSRPC) of Punjab held a meeting over videoconference with experts from Johns Hopkins University, USA; Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi and PGIMER, Chandigarh, to discuss approaches to strengthen testing strategy in the state. “The state...

Funeral industry concerned about guidance, protective gear

Post Date: 
2020-04-24
Source: 
Associated Press (via Washington Post)
Dr. Natasha Chida
Associated Press: Dr. Natasha Chida was interviewed for this article.

Pandemic Planning in Pune: Distributing Study Medication during COVID-19

Post Date: 
2020-04-23
Dr. Sandesh Patil
Dr. Sandesh Patil reports how the team in India ensured study participants received medication during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Stanford Antibody Study Sparks Criticism

Post Date: 
2020-04-22
Source: 
KQED Radio Hosted by Michael Krasny
Two new antibody studies, from Santa Clara County and Los Angeles County, find far more widespread coronavirus infection rates than previously thought.  The findings have big implications for what is known about the lethality of COVID19 as well as when the shelter in place can be eased...

Want to end state lockdowns? Send in the coronavirus detectives.

Post Date: 
2020-04-21
Source: 
The Christian Science Monitor
Contact Tracing
CSM: Bob Bollinger discusses limitations in US capacity for tracing contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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