Tag Archives: Novel Coronavirus

COVID-19: Podcast with Dr. Lloyd Novick and Dr. John Marr

At the time of this recording, COVID-19 has been declared by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic with confirmed cases in 114 countries, including over 900 cases in the United States. Dr. Lloyd Novick, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, and Dr. John Marr, American physician, epidemiologist, and infectious disease outbreak expert, weigh in

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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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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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