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The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Tulane School of Medicine, as well as the Tulane Medical Center, are contributing our collective expertise in the response to the 2019 - 2020 outbreak of COVID-19 and to the public's understanding of the disease. For ongoing information from the WHO,  please see their Emergencies: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).  The Centers for Disease Control also provides additional information here: 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Wuhan, China: Situation Summary.

Tulane 2019-nCoV Task Force
  • Ronald Blanton, MD, MS, Chair of Tropical Medicine, university response/monitoring task force, COVID-19 and tropical medicine expert
  • David Mushatt, MD, MPH&TM, FIDSA, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, general ID, COVID-19 expert, task force co-lead 
  • Robert F. Garry, Jr., PhD,  Professor in the School of Medicine, virology, Origin of virus, member of task force
  • Lina Moses, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor int he School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, global public health response, tracking spread, member of task force
  • John Dwyer, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Tulane Medical Center Antibiotic Stewardship Program
  • Preston A. Marx, PhD, Professor of Tropical Medicine 
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