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  • How Safe Are Hotel Pools This Summer? Susan Hassig, epidemiology professor at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, discusses how safe it is to swim in hotel pools during the COVID-19 pandemic. MSN, July 10, 2020.
  • Florida emerges as world's new epicenter for COVID-19, Richard Oberhelman, MD, associate dean for global health at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, notes that some common interactions of young people present opportunities for COVID-19 to spread. The Hill, July 9, 2020.
  • Tulane med students helping businesses stay open safely during the pandemic, One of our rising Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences students in the Tulane MD/MPH program, Stephanie Shea, was on WWLTV News last night talking about her work with BRACE to help work with local businesses to provide community education for #COVID19 business resilience. WWLTV, July 9, 2020.
  • Texas Deaths Rise, Florida Cases Skew Older Ahead of Test Surge, Texas Deaths Rise, Richard Oberhelman, MD, associate dean for global health at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, says COVID-19 cases typically increase after a holiday weekend. Bloomberg, July 8, 2020.
  • What Media Aren’t Telling You About Reopening Risks, Susan Hassig, Tulane epidemiology professor at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine says workers in their own private office space can safely unmask, but workers in an open office space need to wear masks at all times. Fair, July 2, 2020.
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  • Can this virus be contained? Probably not. John M. Barry is the author of “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History” and adjunct faculty at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, January 31, 2020.
  • Flu more concerning than coronavirus, local experts say, Lina Moses, PhD, of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and David Mushatt, MD, of the School of Medicine, discuss the recent coronavirus outbreak, January 28, 2020.