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From the Experts

A Realistic Expectation for a COVID-19 Vaccine Debut & Distribution
Dr. John Zurlo, chief of infectious disease at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, weighs in with the latest developments on the COVID-19 vaccine.
Summer Colds vs. Coronavirus: Here’s What You Should Know
Respiratory viruses may closely resemble COVID-19 with similar symptoms. Here are the key differences.
An Oncologist Reflects on Patient and Self Care During COVID-19
Although Dr. Ana Maria Lopez has been a medical oncologist for more than 20 years, she observes that the challenges of caring for patients during this pandemic are unique.
Surgical Milestone: Philadelphia’s First Micra AV Pacemaker Implanted
The newly FDA-approved pacemaker is the world’s smallest pacemaker with atrioventricular (AV) synchrony, specifically designed for patients with AV block.
A Guide on Going Back – Or Not – in the “Green Phase” of Coronavirus Reopening
As salons, yoga studios, gyms, restaurants and workspaces prepare to open in Pennsylvania’s “green phase” of coronavirus reopening, here’s what you need to consider to stay safe.
How to Approach Conversations About Social Distancing and Masking
From perceived risk to caution fatigue, Jefferson experts share insights into why there are differences in how people approach measures intended to prevent spread of the coronavirus.
Going Yellow Isn’t A Green Light:
Know the Risks
Restrictions on work and social interaction ease in the yellow phase of reopening the state. Here's what you need to consider before expanding your social circle.
Breastfeeding Safely During Coronavirus
Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Bethany Perry answers the top questions new moms are asking in the midst of the pandemic.
How Creating a “New Army of First Preventers” Could Help America Emerge From the Initial COVID-19 Wave
Dr. David Nash, founding dean emeritus of the Jefferson College of Public Health, discusses paths back from the age of social distancing.
Pregnancy During the Coronavirus: How Life and Medical Care Has Changed
What to expect in these uncertain times when you’re preparing for labor and delivery.
A Coronavirus Visual Guide For Those With Autism
Simple language with illustrations can inform and reassure those on the spectrum.