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COVID-19 Archives

POV: Why wear face masks in public? Here’s what the research shows

April 6, 2020
Health officials now recommend people wear cloth masks in public, but can these face masks be effective?

What qualifies as a dental emergency?

April 1, 2020
With dentist offices shifting to emergency-only appointments, here's when you should call them and when you can wait

Fast facts: Stopping the spread of COVID-19

April 1, 2020
A nurse explains how the novel coronavirus spreads so quickly and how you can help flatten the curve

Texas A&M College Of Nursing allowing seniors to fast-track graduation to enter workforce

April 1, 2020
Students will be able to pursue an early conferral of their degrees as college responds to workforce demands during COVID-19 pandemic

Fast facts: COVID-19 management

March 31, 2020
If you have or believe you have the novel coronavirus, a physician explains these key tips to help you stay on track for recovery

Exploring how psychological factors play into vaccine misinformation

March 26, 2020
Researchers test methods for correcting misinformed beliefs about vaccines by tailoring messaging to different psychological dispositions

The other health risk older adults face during COVID-19 pandemic: Social isolation

March 25, 2020
Added stress and feelings of social isolation during social distancing efforts can increase health risks for older adults, but there are ways to cope.

POV: The safest way to travel right now is to not travel at all

March 24, 2020
Fleeing from the coronavirus is dangerous for you, the people you encounter along the way and wherever you end up

What’s the difference between pandemic, epidemic and outbreak?

March 18, 2020
An epidemiologist at the Texas A&M School of Public Health explains the distinctions of the three terms.