Facts, not Fear

The novel Coronavirus, a brief discussion

In order to help people in our community grasp medical truth, facilitate communication between the Chinese and the mainstream community, and work together to prevent the epidemic and reduce panic, UCA organized an online webinar on February 25, 2020 titled “Fact Not Fear ” and released all materials to public.

* Part of North Carolina Central University, NCCU Telehealth Series

Click to download poster.

COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) info sheet (Dr. Weber)

COVID-19 Status Report (Dr. Li, as of 02/2020)

Coronavirus and Mental Health (Dr. Chen)

Harris County Public Health has maintained a good Chinese version on the virus:

http://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus

It has link to CDC’s Chinese resources and guidelines:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index-Chinese.html

This is the resource from LANCET (on medical literature and information), all the official documents and medical guidelines from Chinese governments are here:

https://www.elsevier.com/connect/coronavirus-information-center?CMX_ID=0&campid=20N17731&mm=desimoner&utm_acid=6255700&cid=DM57523&utm_dgroup=20N17731&bid=44139019&prod=cs&utm_delid=DM57523&utm_in=DM57523&reg=na&dgcid=ELS_CMP_Default

The Canadian government on the virus:

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection.html 

 

WHO has technical guidelines on all practical aspects:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance  

Nature has a central online site updating medical research articles on the virus:

https://www.springernature.com/gp/researchers/campaigns/coronavirus 

British Medical Journal:

https://www.bmj.com/coronavirus

New England Journal of Medicine

https://www.nejm.org/coronavirus

Panelists:

David Weber, M.D., M.P.H., FSHEA, FIDSA, FRSM (London) — Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Epidemiology; Associate Chief Medical Officer, UNC Hospitals; Medical Director, Hospital Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Paul Li, Ph.D. — Former Viorologist, the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Community Activist/ United Chinese American UCA Board member. 

Justin Chen, MD, MPH — Medical Director, Ambulatory Psychiatry, MGH; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Executive Director, MGH Center for Cross-Cultural Student Emotional Wellness

Helen Shih, Ph.D — Holistic Health Consultant; Community Activist/UCA board member

Mirlesna Azor — M.Ed, Nursing Student Services, NCCU

Moderator: 

Lily Chen, MA, RN, Lecturer — NCCU Department of Nursing, UCA Senior Advisor and Youth Mental Health Initiative Coordinator

Click to watch video playback of the seminar

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