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Coverage of the Coronavirus Pandemic for the Week Ending January 22nd

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Temple University Health System’s preparations for and treatment of patients amidst the coronavirus pandemic continue to be part of the media’s COVID-19 coverage.

  • Tony S. Reed, MD, MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Temple University Health System and Temple University Hospital, spoke with the Philadelphia Inquirer about equity in coronavirus vaccination distribution and prioritizing certain health conditions.
  • The Temple News interviewed Dr. Reed and Whitney V. Cabey, MD, MSHP, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and in the Center for Urban Bioethics at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, for an article in which Dr. Reed discussed Temple’s management of the vaccines thanks to the help of an ethics, equity and scheduling committee, while Dr. Cabey shared her experience receiving the Pfizer vaccine.
  • Scott Charles, Trauma Outreach Coordinator at Temple University Hospital, spoke with the Temple News about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Cradle to Grave program.