In The News: Division of Health Sciences

Edge Media Network
March 21, 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. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces.

The Good Men Project
March 20, 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. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces.

The Good Men Project
March 20, 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. Thus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization have been telling people to stop touching their faces.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 13, 2020

More than 80 percent of Nevada’s nursing homes have failed to meet federal standards for infection prevention and control in the past three years, Medicare data shows.

Men's Health
March 13, 2020

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing running 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.

Bicycling
March 13, 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.

Salon
March 13, 2020

President Donald Trump recently appointed Vice President Mike Pence to lead the government's response to the COVID-19 outbreak and control public statements by government health officials about the crisis.

ZD Net
March 12, 2020

Last week, we talked to a panel of top epidemiologists to understand the infection risks involved in touching the porous and non-porous surfaces we encounter daily with tech devices. The general advice was not to worry too much about it, but wash your hands. Since then, the coronavirus has reached pandemic-level classification, and our readers have numerous questions and concerns.

The Whiskey Wash
March 12, 2020

It can’t be argued: whiskey is a comfort. Whiskey is a worthy companion after a day’s work well done, and points to a pleasant path to reflect on days to come. What it’s not is a solution to the threats of the coronavirus that’s now plaguing the globe. To see a hard lesson on this subject, see this article about the tragically mistaken beliefs about alcohol protecting from infection.

Popular Science
March 11, 2020

President Donald Trump recently appointed Vice President Mike Pence to lead the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and control public statements by government health officials about the crisis.

The National Interest
March 11, 2020

President Donald Trump recently appointed Vice President Mike Pence to lead the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and control public statements by government health officials about the crisis.

U.S. News & World Report
March 11, 2020

President Donald Trump recently appointed Vice President Mike Pence to lead the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and control public statements by government health officials about the crisis.