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Coverage of the Coronavirus Pandemic for the Week Ending October 2nd

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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.

  • Grace X. Ma, PhD, Associate Dean for Health Disparities, Director of the Center for Asian Health, and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Clinical Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, spoke with NBC News about the challenges faced by the Asian-American community during the COVID-19 pandemic, including language barriers complicating access to care, an inability to social distance in multigenerational households, and underlying health conditions.
  • Philadelphia magazine interviewed Curtis Miyamoto, MD, Professor and Chair of Radiation Oncology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Professor of Radiation Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center, and Associate Director of Clinical Services at Fox Chase Cancer Center at Temple University Hospital, about the coronavirus pandemic and its effect on cancer care, screenings, and research.