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2021

September 2 – by Jon Cohen. Call of the Wild. Why many scientists say it’s unlikely that SARS-CoV-2 originated from a “lab leak. ”https://www.science.org/content/article/why-many-scientists-say-unlikely-sars-cov-2-originated-lab-leak?s=08&

September 2 – by Simone McCarthy. WHO starts data-sharing effort to prevent pandemics. Will nations cooperate? https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3147332/who-starts-data-sharing-effort-prevent-pandemics-will-nations

July 26 – Fox 8 Evening news, Greensboro: Duke researchers working to prevent the next pandemic, by Bob Buckley.  https://myfox8.com/buckley-report/duke-researchers-working-to-prevent-the-next-pandemic/

July 19 – Newsweek by Jenniy Fink. Here’s Why the Definitive Origin of COVID Pandemic May Never Be Found. https://www.newsweek.com/heres-why-definitive-origin-covid-pandemic-may-never-found-1623128

June 1 – The Conversation, The next pandemic is already happening – targeted disease surveillance can prevent it, by Maureen Miller, https://theconversation.com/the-next-pandemic-is-already-happening-targeted-disease-surveillance-can-help-prevent-it-160429

May 25 – Ladders: Study uncovers new coronavirus, possible dog-to-human transmission, by John Anderer, https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/study-uncovers-new-coronavirus-possible-dog-to-human-transmission

May 20 – NPR Goats and Soda: Coronavirus Detected In Patients At Malaysian Hospital; The Source May Be Dogs, by Michaeleen Doucleff. https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/05/20/996515792/a-newly-identified-coronavirus-is-making-people-sick-and-it-s-coming-from-dog

May 17 – Channel News Asia (CNA): Dr. Kristen Coleman on COVID-19 being “airborne”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps_yDZJgszs

April 20 – NPR Goats and Soda: Anatomy Of A Spillover: We Failed To Stop SARS-CoV-2. How Do We Find Next ‘Big One’?, by Michaeleen Doucleff. https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/04/20/989074708/anatomy-of-a-spillover-we-failed-to-stop-sars-cov-2-how-do-find-the-next-big-one

April 19 – Healio: Adenovirus Type 4 Infections Tripled Among Civilians in Last Decade, https://www.healio.com/news/infectious-disease/20210419/adenovirus-type-4-infections-tripled-among-civilians-in-last-decade

April 12 – Duke SOM Magnify: Searching for the Next Viral Threat, https://medschool.duke.edu/about-us/news-and-communications/som-magnify/searching-next-viral-threat

April 9 – Times Of India: Could an Air Sampler Help Detect Airbone Coronavirus?, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/could-an-air-sampler-help-detect-airbone-coronavirus/articleshow/81688896.cms

March 25 – Health Matters, Channel News Asia 938: Interview with Dr. Kristen Coleman on increasing global HAdv-4 Infections. Listen Here.

March 24 – Stitcher: Should We Be Worried About New Diseases In The Future?, https://www.stitcher.com/show/wwl-first-news-with-tommy-tucker/episode/should-we-be-worried-about-new-diseases-in-the-future-82641051

March 24 –Infobae: The Next Step in the Battle Against Coronavirus: a System That Detects and Traps it in the Air, https://www.infobae.com/america/the-new-york-times/2021/03/24/el-siguiente-paso-en-la-batalla-contra-el-coronavirus-un-sistema-que-lo-detecta-y-lo-atrapa-en-el-aire/

March 24 – The New York Times: The Next Trick: Pulling Coronavirus Out of Thin Air, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/24/health/coronavirus-testing-airborne-aerosol-indoor.html

March 13 – Yahoo Sports: Double-Masking Not Necessary, Proper Mask Usage More Important: Singapore Experts, https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/double-masking-not-necessary-proper-mask-usage-more-important-singapore-experts-071241384.html?guccounter=1

March 12 – Spectrum News NY1: Where Did the Coronavirus Come From? Here’s What Researchers Say, https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/coronavirus/2021/03/12/where-did-the-coronavirus-come-from–here-s-what-the-latest-research-says

March 11 – WBTV: Duke University Scholars Recommend Proactive Approach in Preventing Future Pandemics, https://www.wbtv.com/2021/03/11/duke-university-scholars-recommend-proactive-approach-preventing-future-pandemics/

March 11 – ABC11: Duke Experts Discuss What We Know About the Origins of COVID-19, https://abc11.com/covid-coronavirus-bat-virus/10407242/

March 11 – WBTV: Duke University Scholars Recommend Proactive Approach in Preventing Future Pandemics, https://www.wbtv.com/2021/03/11/duke-university-scholars-recommend-proactive-approach-preventing-future-pandemics/

March 11 – Duke Today: How to Reduce Severity of the Next Global Virus Outbreak, https://today.duke.edu/2021/03/how-reduce-severity-next-global-virus-outbreak

March 11 – Florida News Times: More Common Adenovirus Type 4 Infection than Thought, By Extensive Systematic Review, https://floridanewstimes.com/more-common-adenovirus-type-4-infection-than-thought-by-extensive-systematic-review/169798/amp/

March 11 – UPI: Experts: Identifying COVID-19 Origin Important, Predicting Next Pandemic Vital, https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2021/03/11/coronavirus-origins-duke/8471615471328/

March 11 – WRAL: Experts: Reducing Wildlife Trade Could Prevent More Animal-to-Human Virus Spread, https://www.wral.com/experts-reducing-wildlife-trade-could-prevent-more-animal-to-human-virus-spread/19569934/

March 10 – Duke-NUS News: Adenovirus Type 4 Infections More Common than Thought, Large-Scale Systematic Review Finds, https://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/allnews/media-releases/adenovirus-type-4-infections-more-common-than-thought

March 10 – Medical Xpress: Adenovirus Type 4 Infections More Common than Thought, Large-Scale Systematic Review Finds, https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-03-adenovirus-infections-common-thought-large-scale.html

March 2 – Duke Kunshan University: Collaboration Key to Halting Future Pandemics, https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/en/news/collaboration-key-halting-future-pandemics

March 1 – Physician’s Weekly: COVID-19: Successful Infection Control Reduced Transmission in a Congregant Setting, https://www.physiciansweekly.com/covid-19-successful-infection-control-reduced-transmission-in-a-congregant-setting/

February 25 – CIDRAP News Scan: Low COVID-19 transmission occurred in Air Force trainees, https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2021/02/news-scan-feb-25-2021

February 21 – Healio: After COVID-19, what is ‘the next threat’? by Eamon N. Dreisbach, https://www.healio.com/news/infectious-disease/20210219/qa-after-covid19-what-is-the-next-threat

February 12 – Healthline: Why the Flu Season Basically Disappeared This Year, https://www.healthline.com/health-news/why-the-flu-season-basically-disappeared-this-year

February 11 – The Dispatch: What the Pandemic Has Exposed About the Politics of Public Health, by Andrew Egger, https://thedispatch.com/p/what-the-pandemic-has-exposed-about

January 26 – Duke Medicine Health News: “Common Cold” is Associated with Less Severe COVID-19 Symptoms, by Gregory C. Gray, view here

January 14 – Newsweek: WHO Team Arrives in Wuhan, But Will We Ever Know the Origin of Coronavirus? by Jenni Fink, https://www.newsweek.com/who-team-arrives-wuhan-will-we-ever-know-origin-coronavirus-1561629

January 5 – Journal De Montreal, AFP COVID-19: l’équipe de l’OMS attendue en Chine, mais n’a toujours pas tous les visas, by Nina Larson, https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2021/01/05/covid-19-lequipe-oms-en-route-vers-la-chine-sans-les-autorisations-necessaires?fbclid=IwAR0TdkzdcAgcwYTDJneNnjjQtsx4juIM4iau-e3ZfjBDOsvRHRWv9sOnss8

January 5 – Bangkok Post, WHO Experts Tread Carefully in Hunt for Virus’ Origins, by Nina Larson, https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/2045959/who-experts-to-wade-into-tricky-territory-in-hunt-for-virus-origins

January 4 – The CoVax Files, Interview with Dr. Gregory C. Gray, by Surani Fernando, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-covax-files/id1546280287

2020

December 30 – Associated Press, China Clamps Down in Hidden Hunt for Coronavirus Origins, by Dake Kang, https://www.startribune.com/china-clamps-down-in-hidden-hunt-for-coronavirus-origins/600004971/

December 17 – High Plains Reader, CAFO’s And Human Infectious Disease, https://hpr1.com/index.php/feature/news/cafos-and-human-infectious-diseas/

November 25 – South China Morning Post, Coronavirus: More Heat than Light in Quest for Origin of Covid-19, by Linda Lew, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3111210/coronavirus-more-heat-light-quest-origin-covid-19

November 19 – South China Morning Post, Coronavirus: Hope Builds After Pfizer-BioNTech Says Final Analysis Shows Vaccine 95 Per Cent Effective, by Pinghui Zhuang, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3110546/coronavirus-hope-builds-after-pfizer-biontech-says-final

October 28 – The Scientist, Ferret Study Reinforces Role of Aerosols in SARS-CoV-2 Spread, https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/ferret-study-reinforces-role-of-aerosols-in-sars-cov-2-spread-68094

October 27 – Nikkei Asian Review, Cambodia Cools on Dog Meat As COVID Puts Asia on Disease Alert, by Sandy Ong, https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Asia-Insight/Cambodia-cools-on-dog-meat-as-COVID-puts-Asia-on-disease-alert

October 16 – Cadena SER, ¿Es la COVID-19 Una Enfermedad Estacional?, https://cadenaser.com/ser/2020/10/16/ciencia/1602834003_953290.html 

October 15 – The Conversation, Is COVID-19 a Seasonal Disease?, https://theconversation.com/es-la-covid-19-una-enfermedad-estacional-148039

September 14 – The Chronicle, How Risky Are In-Person Classes? Professor’s Tool Gives Estimates, Duke Emergency Coordinator Disagrees, https://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2020/09/duke-university-covid-coronavirus-risk-classrooms-professor-duke-emergency-coordinator

September 14 – Medical Xpress, Calculating the Risk of COVID-19 Exposure, https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-10-covid-exposure.html

September 3 – Unilad, COVID-19 Might Be Start Of ‘An Age Of Pandemics’, Experts Warn, https://www.unilad.co.uk/news/covid-19-might-be-start-of-an-age-of-pandemics-experts-warn/

September 1 – Buzzfeed, COVID-19 Might Mean Humanity Has Entered An Age Of Pandemics, Tony Fauci Warned, by Dan Vergano, https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/danvergano/more-coronavirus-pandemics-warning

August 11 – Mother Jones, Industrial Hog Farms Are Breeding the Next Pandemic, by Tom Philpott, https://www.motherjones.com/food/2020/08/industrial-hog-farms-are-breeding-the-next-pandemic/

July 23 – South China Morning Post, Coronavirus Trumps Poor US-China Relations as Scientific Collaboration Spikes, Study Shows, by Linda Lew, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3094423/coronavirus-trumps-poor-us-china-relations-scientific

July 10 – Charlotte Observer, Animal Welfar Group Asks Venue Not to Hose Repitocon, Citing Disease Concerns, by Matthew Griffin, https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/coronavirus/article244138982.html

July 9 –  Der Standard, Researchers Call for Aerosols to be Recognized as a Source of Infection, https://apps.derstandard.at/privacywall/story/2000118585651/forscher-appellieren-aerosole-als-infektionsquelle-anzuerkennen

July 7 –  Vilaweb, La Covid-19 També Es Pot Transmetre a Través de L’aire?, https://www.vilaweb.cat/noticies/covid-19-transmetre-traves-aire/

July 7 – Business Insider, WHO Says the Coronavirus Isn’t Airborne, but 239 Scientists Disagree. Either Way, Your Precautions Should Remain the Same, https://www.businessinsider.com/letter-who-coronavirus-airborne-transmission-precautions-2020-7

July 6 – The Straits Times, 239 Scientists Flag Risk of Airborne Transmission of Coronavirus, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/239-scientists-flag-risk-of-airborne-virus

July 6 – The New Paper, Airborne Transmission of Virus: Local Experts Say No Cause for Panic, https://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/airborne-transmission-virus-local-experts-say-no-cause-panic

July 3 – The Star, ‘VIRUS CAULDRON,’ How China’s Horrific 13-Story ‘Hog Hotels’ Risk New Swine Flu Pandemic – As Pigs Are Burned Alive to Fight Infections, https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11992663/china-factory-farming-pandemic-pigs-burned-alive/

June 30 – Forbes, Do I Really Need to Wear A Mask Outdoors? Here’s the Science, https://www.forbes.com/sites/jvchamary/2020/06/30/face-mask-outdoors-coronavirus/?sh=1fb781661822

June 30 – Aeon, Stealth Infections: From the Black Death to Polio, the Most Dangerous Pathogens Have Moved Silently, Transmitted by Apparently Healthy People, https://aeon.co/essays/the-most-dangerous-pathogens-in-human-history-have-moved-by-stealth

June 26 – South China Morning Post, Does Covid-19 Spread Through Food? The Evidence Says ‘Highly Unlikely’, by Simone McCarthy, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3090542/does-covid-19-spread-through-food-evidence-says-highly-unlikely?utm_source=TodayOnline&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=contentexchange&utm_content=3090542

June 22 – Considerable, The Biggest Challenge Standing in the Way of Reopening, https://www.considerable.com/health/coronavirus/biggest-coronavirus-reopening-challenge/

June 20 – The Straits Times, Contamination by Covid-19 Patients Peaks During First Week of Illness: Study, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/contamination-by-patients-peaks-during-first-week-of-illness-study

June 19 – The Straits Times, Contaminating Ability of Covid-19 Patients Highest in First Week of Illness, Negligible After Second Week, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/contaminating-ability-of-covid-19-patients-highest-in-first-week-of-illness

June 19 – TODAY, Covid-19 Patients Most Infectious in 1st Week of Illness, but Odds of Transmission Significantly Reduced After 2nd Week: S’pore study, https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/covid-19-patients-most-infectious-1st-week-illness-odds-transmission-significantly-reduced

June 19 – Channel News Asia, COVID-19 Patients Can ‘Shed High Load of Virus’ in First Week, Irrespective of Symptoms: Singapore Study, https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/covid-19-coronavirus-study-ncid-virus-high-first-week-aerosol-12851552

June 19 – The Big Easy Magazine, The COVID-19 Testing Challenge in The United States, https://www.bigeasymagazine.com/2020/06/18/the-covid-19-testing-challenge-in-the-united-states/

June 17 – The National Interest, Coronavirus Drama: How Common is Airborne Spread of the Virus?, https://nationalinterest.org/blog/reboot/coronavirus-drama-how-common-airborne-spread-virus-162867

June 16 – Kitsap Sun, Airborne Ability of Coronavirus is a Challenge to Reopening, https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2020/06/16/your-turn-airborne-spread-reopenings-risk/3198789001/

June 16 – Alternet, Coronavirus is Infecting People Through the Air — Making Reopening Much Harder, https://www.alternet.org/2020/06/coronavirus-is-infecting-people-through-the-air-making-reopening-much-harder/

June 16 – EDGE Media Network, COVID-19 by Air: What You Need to Know, https://www.edgemedianetwork.com/news.php?293656

June 16 – The Conversation, People are Getting Sick from Coronavirus Spreading Through the Air – And That’s a Big Challenge for Reopening, https://theconversation.com/people-are-getting-sick-from-coronavirus-spreading-through-the-air-and-thats-a-big-challenge-for-reopening-139732

June 2 – TODAY Online, Industrial Farming of Livestock a Ticking Pathogen Bomb, Scientists, Say, https://www.todayonline.com/world/industrial-farming-livestock-ticking-pathogen-bomb-scientists-say

June 1 – South China Morning Post, Does Covid-19 Spread Through Food? The Evidence Says ‘Highly Unlikely,’ by Simone McCarthy, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3090542/does-covid-19-spread-through-food-evidence-says-highly-unlikely?utm_source=TodayOnline&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=contentexchange&utm_content=3090542

May 29 – WRAL TV, Researcher Suggests Coronavirus Can Linger in Air for Hours, Even Years, by Cullen Browder, https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/researcher-suggests-coronavirus-can-linger-in-air-for-hours-even-years/19120508/

May 26 – The New Paper, Automated Escalator Handrail Cleaning Device Installed at KKH, https://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/automated-escalator-handrail-cleaning-device-installed-kkh

May 26 – The Straits Times, KKH Trying Out Automated Escalator Handrail Cleaning Device, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/kkh-trying-out-automated-escalator-handrail-cleaning-device

May 25 – The Straits Times, Coronavirus: Automated Escalator Handrail Cleaner on Trial at KK Hospital, https://www.straitstimes.com/uncategorized/coronavirus-automated-escalator-handrail-cleaner-trialled-at-kk-hospital

May 22 – PBS NewsHour, How Virus Research Has Become A Point of Tension for the U.S. and China, by Nick Schifrin, https://www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/show/how-virus-research-has-become-a-point-of-tension-for-the-u-s-and-china

May 21 – The Straits Times, Coronavirus: Experts Caution Against Use of Disinfection Tunnels, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/experts-caution-against-use-of-disinfection-tunnels

May 20 – The Straits Times, Disinfectant Tunnels Don’t Stop Covid-19 Spread But May Harm People Going Through: Experts, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/disinfectant-tunnels-dont-stop-covid-19-spread-but-may-harm-people-going-through

May 13 – The Straits Times, Coronavirus: New Wuhan Infections Show ‘Silent Carriers’ Remain Biggest Problem, by Elizabeth Law, https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2020/05/13/coronavirus-new-wuhan-infections-show-silent-carriers-remain-biggest-problem.html

May 12 – Radio.com, What Are Spillover Infections?, by Bryan Walsh,  https://wwl.radio.com/coronavirus

May 7 – Axios, The Viral Spillovers That Created the Coronavirus Are Only Worsening, by Bryan Walsh, https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-animal-human-health-spillover-bbe5d22e-5146-4858-ac89-39b6ffeaef6a.html

May 6 – BBC News, Why We Should All Be Wearing Face Masks, https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200504-coronavirus-what-is-the-best-kind-of-face-mask

May 6 – Seattle Times, 3 Steps to Help Prevent Another Animal-to-Human Virus Pandemic, https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/3-steps-to-help-prevent-another-animal-to-human-virus-pandemic/

April 28 – Scientific American, Widely Used Surgical Masks Are Putting Health Care Workers at Serious Risk, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/widely-used-surgical-masks-are-putting-health-care-workers-at-serious-risk/

April 27 – Der Tagesspiegel, Could a Normal Cold Protect Against a Severe Covid 19 Course?, https://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/charite-studie-zur-hintergrundimmunitaet-koennte-eine-normale-erkaeltung-vor-einem-schweren-covid-19-verlauf-schuetzen/25656826.html

April 23 – Vox, How Your Body Will Try to Save You From Covid-19, by Umair Irfan, https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2020/4/23/21219028/covid-19-immunity-testing-reinfection-antibodies-explained

April 21 – VOD, Ministry Told to Test More After Week of No New Covid-19 Cases, by Matt Surrusco, https://vodenglish.news/ministry-told-to-test-more-after-week-of-no-new-covid-19-cases/

April 23 – South China Morning Post, Medical Experts Have a Plan to Prevent Next Epidemic – It’s Called ‘One Health,’ by Simone McCarthy, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3081192/medical-experts-have-plan-prevent-next-epidemic-its-called-one

April 19 – 20 Minutes, COVID-19 is Particularly Contagious Before the Outbreak, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/widely-used-surgical-masks-are-putting-health-care-workers-at-serious-risk/

April 15 – Der Tagesspiegel, Corona Transmission Through the Air We Breathe: Are Two Meters Really Sufficient?, https://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/corona-uebertragung-durch-die-atemluft-reichen-zwei-meter-abstand-wirklich-aus/25656826.html

April 13 – Vox, Test Big or Stay Home: Why the US Needs Millions of Coronavirus Tests Per Day, by Umair Irfan, https://www.vox.com/2020/4/13/21215133/coronavirus-testing-covid-19-tests-screening

April 5 – South China Morning Post, Wuhan Waits for Coronavirus Lockdown to End, but Controls on Movement Likely to Remain in Force, by Linda Lew, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3078459/wuhan-waits-coronavirus-lockdown-end-controls-movement-likely

April 2 – The Australian, Coronavirus: The Health of Nations as Sweden Goes it Alone, by Amanda Hodge, https://www.theaustralian.com.au/inquirer/coronavirus-the-health-of-nations-as-sweden-goes-it-alone/news-story/6eb98e14903e47c16f30f8af7533e4c7

April 1 – Plant Based News, Eating Animals is ‘Cofactor’ in Genesis of New Human Diseases, Says Epidemiologist, by Kat Eschner, https://www.plantbasednews.org/lifestyle/eating-animals-co-factor-new-human-diseases

March 31 – RawStorage, How Long Will Coronavirus Social Distancing Measures Be Necessary?, by Tom Wheeldon, https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/how-long-will-coronavirus-social-distancing-measures-be-necessary/

March 31 – Popular Science, A Vegan World Wouldn’t Keep Diseases like COVID-19 from Infecting Humans, by Kat Eschner, https://www.popsci.com/story/health/vegan-zoonotic-diseases-covid-coronavirus/

March 31 – France 24, If We Stop, Our Efforts Will Be Wasted’: Coronavirus Social Distancing Could Last Six Months or More, by Tom Wheeldon, https://www.france24.com/en/20200331-how-long-will-coronavirus-social-distancing-lockdown-measures-be-necessary

March 30 – CBS 17, ‘The Data Are Imperfect:’ Searching for More Precise Ways to Track Coronavirus Spread, by Joedy McCreary, https://www.cbs17.com/community/health/coronavirus/the-data-are-imperfect-searching-for-more-precise-ways-to-track-coronavirus-spread/

March 27 – Huffington Post, The U.S. Military Hasn’t Faced A Threat Like Coronavirus In A Century, by Christopher Matthias, https://www.huffpost.com/entry/us-military-coronavirus_n_5e7d2001c5b6256a7a276e7f

March 25 – Duke Medical School, SOM Magnify – Duke Researchers Pivot to Attack the New Coronavirus, by Mary-Russell Robertson, https://medschool.duke.edu/about-us/news-and-communications/som-magnify/duke-researchers-pivot-attack-new-coronavirus

March 25 – Duke Medical School, Coronavirus: Why Did It Catch Us Off Guard? https://medschool.duke.edu/about-us/news-and-communications/podcasts/headscratchers/coronavirus-why-did-it-catch-us-guard

March 24 – LIVEKINDLY, The Coronavirus Could Force Mass Slaughterhouse Closures, https://www.livekindly.co/coronavirus-could-force-mass-slaughterhouse-closures/

March 20 – Financial Times, Pentagon Reluctantly Moves to Help Combat Coronavirus, by Katrina Mansona, https://www.ft.com/content/7c140814-6994-11ea-800d-da70cff6e4d3

March 20 —  Campus Medicine, Duke Expertise and Engagement Related to Coronavirus, https://today.duke.edu/2020/03/duke-expertise-and-engagement-related-coronavirus

March 19 – The Score, In a Global Pandemic, Is There Such Thing as a Safe Olympics?, by Nick Faris, https://www.thescore.com/olyms_fed/news/1965181/in-a-global-pandemic-is-there-such-thing-as-a-safe-olympics

March 19 – Plant Based News, Carnivores, Coronavirus, and the End of the World, https://www.plantbasednews.org/opinion/carnivores-coronavirus-end-of-the-world

March 17 – The Daily Tar Heel, 102 Years Ago, The Spanish Flu Hit Campus. What Can it Teach Us about Pandemics?, by Bill Cozens, https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2020/03/spanish-flu-1918-0317

March 16 – The James Martin Center, To Tamp Down the Coronavirus, Traditional Higher Ed Goes Online, by Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, https://www.jamesgmartin.center/2020/03/to-tamp-down-the-coronavirus-traditional-higher-ed-goes-online/

March 12 – Radio.com, Will Warm Weather Make Coronavirus Go Away By Summer?, by Kristen Fischer, https://www.radio.com/news/will-warm-weather-make-coronavirus-go-away-by-summer

March 12 – LIVE KINDLY, Vietnam May Ban Wildlife Trade to Mitigate Coronavirus, https://www.livekindly.co/vietnam-may-ban-wildlife-trade-coronavirus/

March 11 – USA Today, Public Health Officials, Experts Recommend No Fans at NCAA Tournament, Other Sports Events, by Tom Schad, https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/tourney/2020/03/11/coronavirus-ncaa-tournament-should-played-without-fans-present/5020741002/

March 11 – TODAY Online, Temperature Screening Still Useful in Detecting COVID-19 Cases Despite Limitations, Experts Say, by Ng Jun Sen, https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/covid-19-temperature-screening-still-useful-detecting-cases-despite-limitations-experts

March 9 – WHIOTV, How Does Weather Impact the Spread of the Coronavirus?, by Kristen Fischer, https://www.whio.com/news/local/how-does-weather-impact-the-spread-the-coronavirus/yi9WhVRS1T7cPgskB4eYJO/

March 7 – China News Service, The First “Low-Level Infection” Pet Dog and the Mystery Behind it, by Huang Yuqin, https://www.tellerreport.com/news/2020-03-07—the-first-%22low-level-infection%22-pet-dog-and-the-mystery-behind-it-.SyMicQQbrL.html

March 6 – Medical Daily, Can Spring’s Warm Weather Put An End To Coronavirus Outbreak?, by Christina Capatides, https://www.medicaldaily.com/can-springs-warm-weather-put-end-coronavirus-outbreak-450152

March 6 – Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Scientists Weigh in on Pets, Infection After Dog Case, by Karin Brulliard, https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/mar/06/scientists-weigh-in-on-pets-infection-a/

March 6 – South China Morning Post, Progress Against Coronavirus in China as New Cases Wane in Epidemic Hot Zone, by Linda Lew, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3074032/progress-against-coronavirus-china-new-cases-wane-epidemic-hot

March 6 – The 961, Schools in Lebanon Still Want Exams to Take Place Despite Spread of Coronavirus, by Linda Lew, https://the961.com/schools-in-lebanon-still-want-exams-to-take-place-despite-spread-of-coronavirus/

March 5 – CBS News, Will Warm Weather Stop the Spread of Coronavirus?, by Christina Capatides, https://www.cbsnews.com/news/will-coronavirus-go-away-with-warm-weather/

March 5 – South China Morning Post, Coronavirus: Why do ‘Recovered’ Patients Test Positive Again?, by Linda Lew, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3065022/coronavirus-why-do-recovered-patients-test-positive-again

March 5 – Seattle Times, A Dog Has a ‘Low-level’ Coronavirus Infection in First Known Human-to-Animal Transmission, by Karin Brulliard, https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/a-dog-has-a-low-level-coronavirus-infection-in-first-known-human-to-animal-transmission/

March 5 – Asian Insider, South Korea Declares War on Coronavirus; Health Expert Gregory Gray on its Rapid Spread, https://www.straitstimes.com/world/asian-insider-video-cooperation-key-in-war-on-coronavirus-says-expert

March 3 – Healthline, Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Get Better This Summer? Maybe Not, by Kristen Fischer, https://www.healthline.com/health-news/is-it-better-to-deal-with-a-viral-outbreak-in-the-spring

February 29 – Fortune, Before the New Coronavirus, There Was SARS and MERS: Do Epidemics Ever Really End?, by Naomi Elegant, https://fortune.com/2020/02/29/coronavirus-epidemic-end/

February 27 – South China Morning Post, Coronavirus: China Defends Decision to Impose Control Measures on South Korean, Japanese Visitors, by Zhen Liu, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3052546/coronavirus-china-defends-decision-impose-control-measures-south

February 22 – South China Morning Post, China’s Coronavirus Controls are Starting to Pay Dividends, but Elsewhere in the World Infections Are Rising Fast, by Pinghui Zhuang, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3051927/chinas-coronavirus-controls-are-starting-pay-dividends-elsewhere

February 21 – The Straits Times, Fall in New Infections After China Changes Criteria Again, by Elizabeth Law, https://meltwaternews.com/ext/xcago/ST/20200221/pages/01009/articles/ST-20200221-01009001.pdf

February 21 – Carolina Focus, Interview with Gregory C. Gray, by Mark Thomas, https://wbt.radio.com/media/audio-channel/will-a-plastics-ban-help-or-hurt

February 18 – UK Telegraph, Coronavirus: What New Data from China Tells Us About the Disease, by Sophia Yan, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-new-data-china-tells-us-disease/

February 17 – Duke Global Health Institute, 7 Duke Experts Answer the Most Pressing Coronavirus Questions This Week, by Mary Brophy Marcus, https://globalhealth.duke.edu/media/news/7-duke-experts-answer-most-pressing-coronavirus-questions-week

February 17 – Tuoi Tre, When the Yacht Became a Mobile Outbreak, by Duy Linh, https://dulich.tuoitre.vn/khi-du-thuyen-tro-thanh-o-dich-di-dong-20200216205820046.htm

February 12 – South China Morning Post, As Coronavirus Cases Get Priority in Wuhan Hospitals, Other Patients Are Losing Hope, by Kristen Huang, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3050056/coronavirus-cases-get-priority-wuhan-hospitals-other-patients

February 11 – UK Telegraph, High-Ranking Wuhan Hospital Director Dies of Coronavirus as Chinese Officials Begin Stringent Door-to-Door Checks, by Sophia Yan, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/02/18/high-ranking-wuhan-hospital-director-dies-coronavirus-chinese/

February 8 – South China Morning Post, Coronavirus Recovery Rates ‘Promising,” Infectious Disease Expert Says, by Linda Lew, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3049601/coronavirus-recovery-rates-promising-infectious-disease-expert-says

February 4 – TBS Seoul, Life: Abroad Ep. 111, http://tbs.seoul.kr/cont/eFM/abroad/episode/episode.do?programId=PG2061257E

February 3 – US News, The Great Coronavirus Wall Is Breached. Let’s Now Prepare For Its Arrival, https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2020-02-03/commentary-preparing-for-the-arrival-of-the-coronavirus

February 1 – Channel News Asia, Wuhan Coronavirus and its Outbreak, by Kevin Kwang Tze Chin, https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/faq-wuhan-coronavirus-and-its-outbreak-12373466

January 31 – Popular Science, A Vegan World Wouldn’t Keep Diseases like COVID-19 from Infecting Humans, by Kat Eschner, https://www.popsci.com/story/health/vegan-zoonotic-diseases-covid-coronavirus/

January 31 – South China Morning Post, World Health Organization Call to Arms Against Virus Needs Global Response to Help China, https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3048491/world-health-organisation-call-arms-against-virus-needs-global

January 30 – CBC Radio One, How Urbanization and the Way we Deal with Animals May Influence the Spread of Illnesses Like Coronavirus, by Paul Haavardsrud, https://www.cbc.ca/radio/costofliving/germs-gambling-and-globalization-from-the-coronavirus-to-brexit-1.5445128/how-urbanization-and-the-way-we-deal-with-animals-may-influence-the-spread-of-illnesses-like-coronavirus-1.5445716

January 30 – VOA Mandarin Service, Wuhan Virus Outbreak Impacts China’s Authoritarian Rule, by R. Yinan Wang, https://www.voachinese.com/a/coronavirus-outbreak-threatens-xi-china-model-20200131/5268665.html

January 30 – SimonRoughneen.com, Southeast Asia Most Vulnerable to Coronavirus Spread, by Simon Roughneen, https://www.simonroughneen.com/asia/seasia/thailand/coronavirus-southeastasia-spread/

January 30 – Sowetan Live, Where Exactly did the Coronavirus Originate From, by Sanet Oberholzer, https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/s-mag/2020-01-30-where-exactly-did-the-coronavirus-originate-from/

January 29 – Southern Farm Network Today, Coronavirus Outbreak Could Impact Agriculture, http://sfntoday.com/coronavirus-outbreak-in-china-could-impact-agriculture/

January 28 – Popular Science, We’re Still Not Sure Where the Wuhan Coronavirus Really Came From, by Kat Eschner, https://www.popsci.com/story/health/wuhan-coronavirus-china-wet-market-wild-animal/

January 27 – Inside Higher Education, Preparing for Coronavirus, by Elizabeth Redden, https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/01/27/some-colleges-report-possible-coronavirus-cases-experts-emphasize-importance

January 27 – The Hill, How to See the Next Viral Threat Coming, by Gregory C. Gray, https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/482341-how-to-see-the-next-viral-threat-coming

January 27 – Scientific American, How China’s “Bat Woman” Hunted Down Viruses from SARS to the New Coronavirus, by Jane Qui, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-chinas-bat-woman-hunted-down-viruses-from-sars-to-the-new-coronavirus1/

January 27 – US News & World Report, China’s Coronavirus: How Do We Stop Such Deadly Threats?, by Gregory C. Gray, https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2020-01-27/commentary-chinas-coronavirus-how-do-we-stop-such-deadly-threats

January 24 – Direct Relief, Mega-Cities and Animal Agriculture: The Wuhan Coronavirus Signals a New Era of Disease Response, https://www.directrelief.org/2020/01/mega-cities-and-animal-agriculture-the-wuhan-coronavirus-signals-a-new-era-of-disease-response/

January 24 – Duke Global Health Institute, What is Coronavirus?, by Mary Brophy Marcus and Gregory C. Gray, https://globalhealth.duke.edu/media/news/what-coronavirus

January 23 – Scientific Inquirer, The Big Question: Gregory C. Gray on the Wuhan Coronavirus, https://scientificinquirer.com/2020/01/23/the-big-question-dr-greg-gray-on-the-wuhan-coronavirus/

January 7 – Popular Science, A Mysterious Virus is Sickening People in China, by Kate Baggaley, https://www.popsci.com/story/health/virus-outbreak-china/

2019

December 9 – Infection Control Today, Adenovirus Infection Strikes College Campuses, https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/view/adenovirus-infection-strikes-college-campuses

October 28 – Lianhe Zaobao, 当地研究人员发现了四种新的腺病毒株, https://news.nus.edu.sg/sites/default/files/resources/news/2019/2019-10/2019-10-28/RESEARCHERS-lhzb-28oct-p5.pdf

October 28 – Zaobao SG, 导致新马民众感染严重呼吸道疾病 本地研究员寻获腺病毒四种新毒株, https://www.zaobao.com.sg/news/singapore/story20191028-1000513

October 25 – International Business Times, New Strains of Adenovirus Found in Singapore, https://www.ibtimes.sg/new-strains-adenovirus-found-singapore-33499

October 24 – Science Daily, Four New Strains of Human Adenovirus, https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191024105829.htm

October 23 – Duke Today, Duke-NUS Researchers Find Four New Strains of Adenovirus, https://today.duke.edu/2019/10/duke-nus-researchers-find-four-new-strains-adenovirus

February 20 – Medical Xpress, Planes, Trains and Viruses: How Transit Air Might Predict the Next Outbreak, https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-02-planes-viruses-transit-air-outbreak.html

January – Asia-Pacific Biotec News, Addressing Airborne Biological Threats with Bioaerosol Sampling, https://www.asiabiotech.com/23/2301/23010044x.html

2018

December 14 – Asia Scientist Magazine, How Clean Is the Air On Your MRT Train?, https://www.asianscientist.com/2018/12/in-the-lab/respiratory-disease-aerosol-sampling/

December 6 – International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ), New Tech for Disease Surveillance, https://www.itij.com/latest/news/new-tech-disease-surveillance

December 6 – News Medical, Duke-NUS Researchers Highlight Possible Role of Bioaerosol Sampling in Pandemic Surveillance, https://www.news-medical.net/news/20181206/Duke-NUS-researchers-highlight-possible-role-of-bioaerosol-sampling-in-pandemic-surveillance.aspx

December 5 – The New Paper, All Pumped Up to Detect Airborne Viruses, https://meltwaternews.com/ext/xcago/TNP/20181205/pages/01014/articles/TNP-20181205-01014001.pdf

December 5 – Science Daily, Potential Role of Bioaerosol Sampling in Disease Surveillance, https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181205093753.htm

December 5 – The Straits Times, Detecting Viruses on MRT With Portable Device, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/detecting-viruses-on-mrt-with-portable-device?utm_medium=Social&amp%3Butm_campaign=STFB&amp%3Butm_source=Facebook&amp%3Bfbclid=IwAR1_P5OVpnjfh9OdYgDauZ7RhEjY9b-H4t1qh9ftE2_2rHVD-g626kp8_n0&amp%3BEchobox=1543966194

December 5 – Lianhe Zaobao, 研究员: 未来或可用空气抽样法提早测出重大传染病毒, https://meltwaternews.com/ext/xcago/LHZB/20181205/pages/01004/articles/LHZB-20181205-01004003.pdf

December 4 – The Straits Times, Air Samples Collected on MRT Rides To Detect and Monitor Viruses: Duke-NUS Study, https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/air-samples-collected-on-mrt-rides-to-detect-and-monitor-viruses-duke-nus-study

December 4 – Lianhe Wanbao, 本地研究非侵入性仪器探测病毒防瘟疫, https://meltwaternews.com/ext/xcago/LHWB/20181204/pages/01005/articles/LHWB-20181204-01005006.pdf

December 4 – Shin Min Daily News, 针对拥挤公共空间杜克-国大研发新病毒采样仪器, https://meltwaternews.com/ext/xcago/SMDN/20181204/pages/01004/articles/SMDN-20181204-01004004.pdf

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