In The News: Division of Health Sciences

Las Vegas Sun
March 25, 2020

Awaiting a COVID-19 test result, Shira has been isolated in her Henderson home since Sunday. Unable to spend time with her family until she receives the results of her test in a few days, she did her best to celebrate her daughter’s birthday on Monday, who turned 10.

Yahoo!
March 25, 2020

There's now a new phenomenon - known as "quarantine shaming" - to try to keep people indoors.

Asia One
March 25, 2020

Public health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from the Covid-19 coronavirus. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands may be enough to infect yourself.

Asia One
March 25, 2020

Public health officials consistently promote hand-washing as a way for people to protect themselves from the Covid-19 coronavirus. However, this virus can live on metal and plastic for days, so simply adjusting your eyeglasses with unwashed hands may be enough to infect yourself.

This Is Reno
March 25, 2020

The idea behind social distancing is to create physical separation that reduces each individual’s risk of infection. While staying home in order to limit contact with others is straightforward, your contact isn’t really limited unless you live alone. While you can’t avoid your family members altogether, you will have to think about your living situation and take reasonable steps that are appropriate for you and your family.

This Is Reno
March 25, 2020

The idea behind social distancing is to create physical separation that reduces each individual’s risk of infection. While staying home in order to limit contact with others is straightforward, your contact isn’t really limited unless you live alone. While you can’t avoid your family members altogether, you will have to think about your living situation and take reasonable steps that are appropriate for you and your family.

BBC News
March 25, 2020

Over the weekend, photos of busy parks, markets and beaches in the US, UK and Canada caused uproar, as officials described people who ignored social distancing guidelines as selfish, arrogant or self-destructive.

MEAWW
March 24, 2020

Trump's statements contradict those of public health experts, who have been stressing on social distancing as one of the effective measures to contain the pandemic. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has encouraged staying at home and social distancing -- which include postponing or canceling mass gatherings like sporting events, concerts, or religious gatherings -- to limit the spread of the disease.

The National Interest
March 24, 2020

The idea behind social distancing is to create physical separation that reduces each individual’s risk of infection. While staying home in order to limit contact with others is straightforward, your contact isn’t really limited unless you live alone. While you can’t avoid your family members altogether, you will have to think about your living situation and take reasonable steps that are appropriate for you and your family.

The National Interest
March 24, 2020

The idea behind social distancing is to create physical separation that reduces each individual’s risk of infection. While staying home in order to limit contact with others is straightforward, your contact isn’t really limited unless you live alone. While you can’t avoid your family members altogether, you will have to think about your living situation and take reasonable steps that are appropriate for you and your family.

msn news
March 24, 2020

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing bike races—and many other large events—to be postponed and canceled, you might be wondering what you should do for your own personal health and how this could affect your training.

Science Alert
March 24, 2020

We asked public health experts from the UNLV School of Public Health how people can protect themselves from being infected with the new coronavirus in these situations.