In The News: Division of Health Sciences

Channel NewsAsia
March 11, 2020

We are exposed to numerous viruses from our day-to-day interactions with other people all the time.

However, our risk of being infected by a simple greeting usually isn’t in the forefront of our minds.

Las Vegas Sun
March 11, 2020

It’s been nearly two weeks since the first Clark County resident tested positive for coronavirus, and the valley remains limited in its capacity to screen for the illness.

SFGate
March 10, 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 Conversation
March 10, 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.

Nevada Current
March 10, 2020

The impacts of COVID-19 and the associated economic fallout are likely to hit Nevada’s low-income population especially hard.

Actively Learn
March 10, 2020

Even though most children will only show mild symptoms, it is important they take precautions to stay safe, because the virus can be transmitted from children to higher-risk adults. Brian Labus, a professor of public health, provides essential safety information for you, from handwashing to mask wearing to school closings.

Edge Media Network
March 10, 2020

We are exposed to numerous viruses from our day-to-day interactions with other people all the time. However, our risk of being infected by a simple greeting usually isn't at the forefront of our minds.

InkedIn
March 9, 2020

Employees on the Las Vegas casino floor are taking steps secretly this week to minimise the risk of possible coronavirus germs infecting players or staff. Examples include how card decks are reported to be shredded or cleaned routinely, and disinfecting slot machines more frequently.

The National Interest
March 7, 2020

The World Health Organization has declared that COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, has a higher fatality rate than the flu. As of March 4, 2020, nine deaths have been reported in the U.S. Brian Labus, a professor of public health, provides essential safety information for you, from disinfectants to storing food and supplies.

Sci Tech Daily
March 7, 2020

Drivers of expensive cars are less likely to yield for pedestrians in UNLV study. Researchers also found that motorists overall yielded less frequently for men and non-whites.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 7, 2020

A 34-year-old Clark County school teacher stayed out of the classroom all last week, she said, for fear of infecting her students with the new coronavirus.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 7, 2020

A 34-year-old Clark County school teacher stayed out of the classroom all last week, she said, for fear of infecting her students with the new coronavirus.