From the Experts
Research & Innovation
December 15, 2020
The Top Ten Health Nexus Articles in 2020
As we near the end of this unprecedented year, here is a look back on our most popular stories of the year.
October 20, 2020
Do You Have a Cold or COVID?
Episode 11 of The Health Nexus Podcast
October 7, 2020
COVID-19 Creates Problems, Research Supplies Solutions
Applied research, a discipline which uses inquiry-aided design, has helped Jefferson faculty and students come up with solutions to surprising issues created by the pandemic.
October 2, 2020
In Light of President Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis, Here Are Available
For someone with mild symptoms, it’s generally a watch-and-wait approach.
September 15, 2020
COVID-19 and the Flu: Will there
be a ‘Twindemic?’
It is possible to get both COVID-19 and the flu at the same time. Here’s how to protect yourself when two similar viruses collide.
September 15, 2020
Are Health Systems Prepared to Handle a COVID-19 and Flu Surge?
A global pandemic has raised public awareness about virus transmission and the importance of handwashing, mask-wearing and social distancing and avoiding crowds. Surge and scenario planning are key to health system readiness.
September 9, 2020
Back to School: Mask-Wearing Best Practices for Your Children
Here are the mask-wearing best practices you need to know, from best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed.
August 18, 2020
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.
June 8, 2020
Clinical Trials to Search for COVID-19 Treatments
Clinical researchers are getting trials to patients with COVID-19 faster than ever. Here are the latest Jefferson trials testing potential COVID-19 therapies.
March 25, 2020
The Biology of Coronavirus Preventative Measures
Why do we take preventative measures during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic?
December 1, 2019
How HIV Screenings Work and Why They’re Important
An estimated 15%–or one in seven–HIV-positive people are completely unaware of their status despite that care and support are more available than ever.