Coronavirus

Six Things to Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Glenn W. Wortmann, MD, Section Director of Infectious Diseases, MedStar Washington Hospital Center February 07, 2020

This article was updated on March 30, 2020. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ It’s been just over two months since Chinese authorities reported the…

Managing Cancer Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Christopher M. Gallagher, MD, Oncologist, Medical Director of Cancer Services, Washington Cancer Institute April 16, 2020

Managing cancer is a constant battle. As with all serious illnesses, cancer patients have critical needs that can’t wait. And…

Pregnancy and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Sara N. Iqbal, MD, Division Chief, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Rachael T. Overcash, MD, MPH, Director, Perinatal Center April 24, 2020

The months leading up to the birth of your baby are supposed to be joyous ones. But COVID-19 has created…

Stay Active and Self-Aware During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tammer Elmarsafi, DPM, Podiatric Surgeon April 29, 2020

Watching the world we live in evolve and adapt with the ever-changing COVID-19 situation has been both scary and intriguing….

Good Hand Hygiene Can Mean Dry Skin: Here’s Help

Vesna M. Petronic-Rosic, MD, MSc, MBA, Professor and Chair, Dermatology May 05, 2020

Frequent handwashing has always been important. But with the emergence of COVID-19, it’s getting more attention now than ever before….

How COVID-19 Can Affect the Skin

Vesna M. Petronic-Rosic, MD, MSc, MBA, Professor and Chair, Dermatology May 14, 2020

In this country and around the world, we are seeing a variety of abnormal skin conditions in patients infected with…