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Coronavirus Spreads Concern Around the Globe

Coronavirus Spreads Concern Globally

by Sheryl Monks Dr. John Marr is an American physician, epidemiologist, and author whose professional life has concerned outbreaks of infectious disease for over 40 years. He specializes in historical epidemics (see Backstories in Epidemiology: True Medical Mysteries). We communicated with Dr. Marr by email to get his expert opinion on the spread of Novel Coronavirus (recently named COVID-19 by

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Local Leaders Start Scaling Up the Public Health Response to Coronavirus

Big Cities Health Coronavirus

by Chrissie Juliano, MPP This post originally appeared on the Front Lines Blog and is republished here with permission from the Big Cities Health Coalition. With the CDC’s confirmation of the first local transmission of Coronavirus in the US on January 30, it’s important to know that the entire health system, from trained public health experts to medical professionals across the country, is

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Coronavirus and Local Health Departments: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Coronavirus LHDs Cynthia Morrow

by Cynthia Morrow, MD, MPH EDITORIAL NOTE: The situation regarding Novel Coronavirus is still rapidly evolving. For the most current information, please consult the websites for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the World Health Organization. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to be a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” (PHEIC).

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