March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Glossary of Terms: What Does It All Mean?

By Cherry Odom, BSN, RN-BC The current worldwide health threat from COVID-19 can seem confusing at times due to the use of unfamiliar terms. So that you can keep up, here is a quick reference glossary explaining some of the words and phrases. anticipatory anxiety: worry and fear when thinking about an event that may […]

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February 4, 2020

What We Know about the Coronavirus So Far

By Robert A. Poarch On January 30, 2020, a “public health emergency of international concern” was declared by the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to coronavirus. The next day, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United […]

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