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HWCOM In the News–December 2020

Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

December 31, 2020
Florida reports 1st case of UK variant of COVID-19 in Martin County
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami

December 27, 2020
Doctors battle Black Miamians’ concern over vaccine
Dr. Cheryl Holder
Rock Hill Herald, South Carolina
Doctors battle Black Miamians’ concern over vaccine
Dr. Cheryl Holder
Idaho Statesman

December 23, 2020
Debate rages over who should be next in line for coronavirus vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS News
WTOP, Washington D.C.
Online Tool Calculator Tells When You Can Get Coronavirus Vaccine
Dr. Aileen Marty
Electronic Urban Report

December 22, 2020
What’s in a place? What’s in a story? Meet those at FIU working to preserve local Black history and create a better future
HWCOM
FIU News

December 21, 2020
‘Leading is scary.’ Doctors, churches try to ease Black Miamians’ concern over vaccine
Dr. Cheryl Holder
Miami Herald
Heroes Of The Covid Crisis: How Dr. Adam Rubinstein Connected Hospitals with Plastic Surgeons To Provide Lifesaving Equipment To Those In Need
Dr. Adam Rubinstein
Authority Magazine
Vaccine is not cure for COVID-19
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami
Despite Arrival Of Vaccines, Holidays Are No Time To Let Your Guard Down
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4, Miami

December 20, 2020
Enfoque Politico: Preguntas sobre vacunas
Dr. Eneida Roldan
Telemundo51, Miami

December 18, 2020
Miami-Dade curfew to start at 1 a.m. on Christmas, New Year’s as Wynwood Walls reopens
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami
Race to Vaccinate in Long-Term Facilities as Infections Spike in 65+ Age Group
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Florida continúa programa de vacunación en hogares de ancianos de todo el estado
Dr. Aileen Marty
Telemundo51, Miami
Race to Vaccinate in Long-Term Facilities as Infections Spike in 65+ Age Group
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami

December 17, 2020
Critics accuse Ron DeSantis of downplaying COVID to help Trump’s re-election
Dr. Aileen Marty
CNN
Study shows no link between race and mortality in clear cell RCC
Dhaval Jivanji
MD Edge
Editor’s Picks: A (non-exhaustive) list of our favorite TED Talks of 2020
Dr. Cheryl Holder
TEDBlog

December 16, 2020
Liberty City Memorial Honors the Lives Lost During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr. Inaki Greg Ben
The Miami Times
Are Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects Long-Term?
Dr. Aileen Marty
International Business Times
Infectious disease specialist answers questions surrounding the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines
Dr. Aileen Marty
WGN Radio, Chicago

December 15, 2020
FIU scientist wins prestigious national early career investigator award
Hooi Hooi Ng
FIU News
Will coronavirus vaccines have long-term side effects? An expert weighs in.
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

December 14, 2020
Health cares
HWCOM
Distraction Magazine, UM
Evaluating the Quality of Overactive Bladder Patient Education Material on YouTube: A Pilot Study Using the Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool.
Dr. Sarah Stumbar
UroToday
Coronavirus vaccine ‘pods’ being planned in Florida as healthcare workers get 1st shots
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

December 10, 2020
Student overcame cancer to graduate as a physician assistant
Kylie Alvarez, MPAS
FIU News
South Florida Health Experts Wait and Prepare for Covid Vaccine to Arrive
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
While Many Anxiously Await Vaccine, Some Parents Are Still Opposed
Dr. Aileen Marty
FIU News
Once Approved, Hurdles Remain for Vaccines and Recipients
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami

December 14, 2020
South Florida healthcare workers set to get first coronavirus vaccines
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami
U.S. hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients
Dr. Aileen Marty
CTV, Canada

December 13, 2020
This Week in South Florida: Dr. Aileen Marty
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami
Rising medical school applications
Adrian Jones
WLOS, Asheville, NC
WTMJ Radio, Milwaukee, WI

Florida getting 179,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, so how many are going where?
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami

December 11, 2020
‘The Fauci Effect’: Admissions offices seeing spike in medical school applications since pandemic
Adrian Jones, Crisitina Arabatzis
WFTV, Orlando

December 9, 2020
Infectious disease specialist on the percentage rates of the COVID-19 vaccines
Dr. Aileen Marty
WGN Radio, Chicago

December 8, 2020
Pressured By Students, Medical Schools Grapple With Climate Change
Samantha Rodriguez, Miranda Ricart, Dr. Gregory Schneider, Dr. Cheryl Holder
Health Affairs
¡Detalles! Todo lo que debe saber sobre las vacunas contra el COVID-19 en el sur de Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
MiamiDiario

December 7, 2020
Coronavirus Live Updates: Miami-Dade School District Weighs Shorter Quarantines As COVID-19 Cases Rise
Dr. Aileen Marty
WLRN Radio, Miami
Life curveballs and pandemic aside, a record number of FIU students to graduate this fall
HWCOM
FIU News
What to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines in South Florida
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6 Miami
Miami-Dade School Officials Raise Issue With Online Learning During Covid Task Force Meeting
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6 Miami
Miami-Dade Public Schools To ‘Stick With 14-Day Quarantine’ Says Coronavirus Task Force
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4 Miami
Should Miami’s public schools change quarantine procedures? Medical experts weigh in
Dr. Aileen Marty
Miami Herald
Secretos y sesgos: cómo el gobernador de Florida engañó al público sobre la pandemia
Dr. Aileen Marty
Finger Lakes Times, New York

December 6, 2020
¿Podrá el gobierno distribuir a una vacuna contra el covid antes de fin de año?
Dr. Aileen Marty
Univision

December 4, 2020
Program fosters change, embraces people with developmental disabilities
HWCOM
FIU News
So, Will You Be Getting A COVID Vaccine Once It Becomes Widely Available?
Dr. Aileen Marty
CBS4 Miami

December 3, 2020
Researchers investigate whether respiratory cells can be ‘trained’ to help control allergic asthma
Hitendra Chand and Dinesh Devadoss
FIU News
South Florida Prepares to Distribute Covid Vaccines This Month
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
Family Got Negative Antigen Tests, But All Were Positive
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami

December 2, 2020
South Florida in Crucial Time Period for COVID Spread Following Busy Travel Period
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC6, Miami
COVID-19 vaccine distributions may start mid-December but Americans remain at high-risk
Dr. Aileen Marty
WSVN, Miami

December 1, 2020
Post holiday testing rush
Dr. Aileen Marty
NBC Nightly News
Who gets coronavirus vaccine first? Influential panel weighs in.
Dr. Aileen Marty
WPLG, Miami