In The News: School of Public Health

Runner's World
August 14, 2020

Wearing a mask in public, especially when social distancing is not feasible, is one of the main ways people can help slow the spread of coronavirus. But are certain masks better than others?

KUNR
August 14, 2020

COVID-19 is set to be one of the leading causes of death across the country this year.

Game Changers in Medicine
August 14, 2020

You may have heard the story of Edward Jenner, the milkmaids, and the discovery of the smallpox vaccine. But is that story really true? In today’s episode, Dr. Pillay pulls back the curtain to reveal some little-known serendipity behind the discovery of the world’s first vaccine. As scientists strive to find a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, does that long-ago medical breakthrough have lessons to teach us even today? Listen to find out.

The Nevada Independent
August 14, 2020

Welcome to the 18th installment of “Coronavirus Contextualized,” a recurring feature in which we explore some of the numbers swirling around in the time of coronavirus.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 13, 2020

COVID-19 has claimed 1,000 lives in Nevada, making it one of the leading causes of death in the state and far outpacing the flu and pneumonia combined.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
August 11, 2020

UNLV students and staff will be making a return to campus for the fall semester on August 24th. The university has noted many changes coming to ensure the safety of those on campus.

KNPR News
August 11, 2020

After a 90% drop in visitors during its lockdown, the Las Vegas area has spent the summer trying to regain its economic footing while battling a resurgence of the coronavirus that is straining the health care system.

NPR
August 11, 2020

After a 90% drop in visitors during its lockdown, the Las Vegas area has spent the summer trying to regain its economic footing while battling a resurgence of the coronavirus that is straining the health care system.

msn
August 10, 2020

Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic, people are very much testing the waters when it comes to travel. While RV rentals and short-distance road trips are on the rise, many travelers are also making longer journeys and staying overnight away from home. This has led to a common question: Is it safer to stay at a hotel or rental property like an Airbnb in the coronavirus era?

Yahoo!
August 10, 2020

Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic, people are very much testing the waters when it comes to travel. While RV rentals and short-distance road trips are on the rise, many travelers are also making longer journeys and staying overnight away from home. This has led to a common question: Is it safer to stay at a hotel or rental property like an Airbnb in the coronavirus era?

El Tiempo
August 10, 2020

With no signs of the COVID-19 pandemic receding anytime soon, further difficulties can be seen on the horizon with the flu season approaching.

El Tiempo
August 10, 2020

With no signs of the COVID-19 pandemic receding anytime soon, further difficulties can be seen on the horizon with the flu season approaching.