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COVID-19 Archives

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.

Stop touching your face

March 17, 2020
It's an unconscious tic we do dozens of times a day. Texas A&M experts explain why you shouldn't touch your eyes, nose and mouth, and offer advice for breaking the habit.

How to set up a healthy and productive home workspace

March 17, 2020
Working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Experts give advice for creating a comfortable and efficient workspace with limited options

The growing role of telehealth during COVID-19 outbreak

March 10, 2020
The newest coronavirus increases concerns about in-person health care

The best way to cover your sneeze or cough

March 10, 2020
Cover your mouth! But how?

3 tips to avoid germs during travel

March 5, 2020
Whether flying on a plane or traveling via train, germs are everywhere and an infectious disease expert discusses how you can protect yourself