Press Clips

Our school is a rich source of information and perspectives for the media. News outlets frequently turn to our expert faculty for context on the latest Covid-19 developments and other pressing public health matters.

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Racism as a Public Health Issue: Dr. Ayman El-Mohandes
(Features Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
WCBS | October 19, 2021

Racism and public health
(Features Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
Fox 5 News | October 19, 2021

New York City has declared racism a public health issue.
(Interview with Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
1010 WINS | October 19, 2021

NYC Board of Health declares racism a public health crisis
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The New York Post | October 18, 2021

Finding Peace In The Midst Of The Pandemic, Uncertainty
(Features Associate Professor Victoria Ngo)
Newsy | October 11, 2021

The First American To Take A COVID Vaccine Just Got A Booster. Here’s How To Get Yours.
(Quotes Assistant Professor Chloe Teasdale)
Gothamist | October 9, 2021

Female Nurses With Long-Term OR Employment Have Increased Risk of COPD
(Quotes Professor Ilias Kavouras)
Reuters Health | October 8, 2021

Community fridges are not a pandemic fad. They’ve become entrenched in neighborhoods as a way to fight hunger.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The Counter | October 8, 2021

Too young for vaccines, too fidgety for masks. How do we keep toddlers safe?
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The TODAY Show | October 4, 2021

Op-Ed | CUNY Graduate School leads push for health equity during pandemic and beyond
(Op-ed by CUNY Chancellor Félix Matos Rodríguez)
AM New York | October 1, 2021

1 In 7 People Are ‘Some Other Race’ On The U.S. Census. That’s A Big Data Problem
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Luisa Borrell)
NPR | September 30, 2021

NYC Establishes Permanent Public Health Corps, Pandemic Response Institute
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
NBC New York | September 29, 2021

NYC selects Columbia University to operate new $20 million pandemic response institute
(Mentions CUNY SPH as key partner in the Pandemic Response Unit)
New York Business Journal | September 29, 2021

COVID Vaccination Rate For New York City Workers Hits 74%—But First Responders Still Lag Behind
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | September 27, 2021

People Will Start Receiving COVID Booster Shots Soon—So What Side Effects Can We Expect?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Parade Magazine | September 24, 2021

What to know about other Covid variants as delta appears to have peaked
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
NBC Nightly News | September 23, 2021

‘Health equity tourists’: How white scholars are colonizing research on health disparities
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
STAT | September 23, 2021

NYC slashed the hours of ‘Situation Room’ handling school COVID cases. Educators say it’s slowing down quarantine decisions.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Chalkbeat | September 22, 2021

NYC public school mandates change after one week
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
NYN Media | September 22, 2021

Second dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine increases protection against covid-19, maker says
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Washington Post | September 21, 2021

‘Don’t get vaccinated’: Fake funeral home is used to promote coronavirus shots
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Washington Post | September 21, 2021

Public schools are back in session, but residents say not all children are equally safe.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
Columbia Spectator | September 19, 2021

Junk Food Ads Are Still Targeting Kids of Color
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
VICE | September 16, 2021

Biden plan ‘pretty comprehensive’ but lacks direction on surveillance, testing, treatment
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healio | September 15, 2021

Here’s Where To Get A COVID Test In NYC—And How Much It Will Cost
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | September 14, 2021

N.Y.C. Virus Cases Appear to Plateau. Could an Uptick Lie Ahead?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | September 13, 2021

NYC Public Schools, Mostly Remote During The Pandemic, Return To In-Class Learning
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
NPR | September 13, 2021

Covid data dearth at New York public housing continues a pattern of neglect
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Politico | September 12, 2021

Medical expert weighs in on spread of COVID-19 at college football games
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
WTOP | September 10, 2021

NY Releases Data On COVID Breakthrough Infections, Unvaccinated Make Up 21 Times More Hospitalizations
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | September 10, 2021

Meet the Black Farmers Fighting Food Deserts in New York
(Quotes CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute Deputy Director Craig Willingham)
VICE | September 9, 2021

Biden’s Bold COVID Plan Is the Prescription America Needs
(Op-ed by Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan, Senior Scholar Ken Rabin, and Georgetown Law Professor Lawrence Gostin)
The Daily Beast | September 9, 2021

Despite ‘Vax-Or-Test’ Order, One Third Of NYC Workforce Has Not Been Vaccinated
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | September 9, 2021

NYC tries to fix supermarket program’s fundamental flaw
(Quotes Associate Professor Nevin Cohen)
The Real Deal | September 8, 2021

A New Federal Office Will Address Climate Change as a Public Health Issue
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
VeryWell Health | September 1, 2021

NYC’s Plan For Testing Unvaccinated Students Allows Parents To Opt Out—With No Consequences
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | September 1, 2021

Press Clips Archive

203 Doctors Told Us What They Actually Think Of COVID Vaccines, And Everyone Should Hear Their Answers
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Luisa Borrell)
BuzzFeed | August 26, 2021

N.Y.C.’s Challenge: Keeping 1 Million Students Safe Amid Delta
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | August 26, 2021

America is facing a pandemic of hunger
(Quotes Senior Fellow Janet Poppendieck)
RawStory | August 25, 2021

City Data Shows Vaccines are Working, Even as Mandate Backlash Hits City Hall
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
THE CITY | August 25, 2021

In Wake Of Cuomo’s Exit, New York State Increases Official COVID-19 Death Tally By 12,000
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | August 25, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine approval spurs new mandates
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
Crain’s New York Business | August 24, 2021

Pfizer covid vaccine gains FDA approval
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Arkansas Democrat Gazette | August 24, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine gets full FDA approval, potentially persuading the hesitant to get a shot
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Washington Post | August 23, 2021

New York City was unprepared for Covid pandemic: report
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Crain’s New York Business | August 19, 2021

The Public Health Vs. Personal Freedom Debate Isn’t New
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Newsy | August 19, 2021

Many City Employees Still Unvaccinated Despite NYC Mayor’s ‘Vax-Or-Test’ COVID Order
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | August 18, 2021

Vaccines still very effective against Delta variant, NY study finds
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The New York Post | August 18, 2021

Talking Business with Aaron Heslehurst
(Interview with Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
BBC | August 14, 2021

‘This is a public health issue’: can Covid-era music festivals ever be safe?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Guardian | August 14, 2021

Time for a Reset for New York City Food Policy; Here’s 6 Key Steps
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg et al)
Gotham Gazette | August 13, 2021

Hochul faces high expectations from public health experts on COVID response
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
NY1 | August 12, 2021

San Francisco announces strict requirements barring the unvaccinated from indoor spaces
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | August 12, 2021

How Cuomo’s Resignation Could Improve NY’s COVID Response
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | August 11, 2021

When School Nurses Are Not Enough
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The New York Times | August 9, 2021

They Don’t Want the Shot. They Don’t Want Colleagues to Know.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
The New York Times | August 7, 2021

Many Parents Do Not Plan to Vaccinate Youngest Child for COVID-19
(Cites research by Assistant Professor Chloe Teasdale)
Health Day | August 6, 2021

No, Vaccine Mandates Aren’t Anything New
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Observer | August 5, 2021

Meet the New Yorkers Mapping the City’s Heat Islands
(Features research by MPH student Aboud Ezzeddine)
Scientific American | August 4, 2021

Bill De Blasio Is Somehow Bolder Than Biden on Vaccines
(Op-ed by Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan, Senior Scholar Ken Rabin, and Georgetown Law’s Lawrence Gostin)
The Daily Beast | August 4, 2021

As Children’s COVID Cases Rise, L.A. County Will Wait Nearly Two Weeks To Consider Employee Vaccine Mandate
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | August 3, 2021

The Covid-vaccine ‘hesitant’ may simply need persuading
(Op-ed by Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Financial Times | August 3, 2021

NYC Phases Out Positivity Rate For COVID Decisions—Just As The CDC Says It’s Useful
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | August 3, 2021

As Children’s COVID Cases Rise, L.A. County Will Wait Nearly Two Weeks To Consider Employee Vaccine Mandate
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Capital & Main | August 3, 2021

Will employer COVID-19 vax mandates rally staff or cause resentment?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Scott Ratzan)
KCBS Radio | August 3, 2021

Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna raise Covid-19 vaccine prices, according to reports
(Features Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Al-Jazeera | August 3, 2021

NYC To Require Vaccinations For Indoor Dining, Gyms And Other Venues
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | August 3, 2021

‘I don’t want to lose you’: How families approached their loved ones about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccination
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Marketwatch | August 3, 2021

Companies are already pushing their return-to-office dates to 2022—why some experts say it’s a ‘smart approach’
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CNBC | July 30, 2021

Both Sides of the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Debate
(Features Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
NBC’s The Debrief | July 30, 2021

Retailers Revisit Mask Debate After New C.D.C. Guidelines
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
The New York Times | July 29, 2021

So Close to Returning to Offices, Companies Upend Plans Again
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
The New York Times | July 29, 2021

Biden vaccine mandate for federal workers could set precedent for private employers to follow
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CNBC | July 29, 2021

Where People Are Most Vulnerable to the Delta Variant
(Data visualization by Professor Bruce Y. Lee and team at PHICOR)
The New York Times | July 29, 2021

New CDC mask guidance confuses and frustrates some Americans as delta variant surges
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Washington Post | July 28, 2021

New COVID Guidance, And What We Learned From Millions of COVID Tests
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Brian Lehrer Show | July 28, 2021

Expert warns mixed signals from CDC, politicians may confuse public on mask guidance
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
NY1 | July 27, 2021

Stop Worrying About Masks—America Needs Vaccine Mandates Now
(Op-ed by Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan, Senior Scholar Ken Rabin, and Georgetown Law’s Lawrence Gostin)
The Daily Beast | July 27, 2021

Why is the Bronx’s COVID-19 vaccination rate so low?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
City & State | July 27, 2021

No one wants to say it: We need to mask up again
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | July 26, 2021

NYC Will Require Vaccination Or Weekly Testing For All City Workers
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | July 26, 2021

A College Corps to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Inside Higher Ed | July 26, 2021

NYC Delta COVID Wave Sends Relatively Few to Hospitals So Far
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
THE CITY | July 26, 2021

If college campuses are embracing vaccine mandates, businesses should, too
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Fast Company | July 24, 2021

Growing concerns over how Covid-19 might impact children
(Interview with Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
NY1 | July 22, 2021

Could the delta variant complicate the coming NYC school year?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
City & State | July 21, 2021

Coronavirus Pandemic
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Al-Jazeera | July 21, 2021

As COVID Cases Climb In NYC, De Blasio Says No To Masking For All
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | July 20, 2021

New York to Require Vaccination or Weekly Testing for City Health Workers
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | July 20, 2021

France Has New Vaccination Requirements, Could Similar Programs Work in the US?
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Healthline | July 18, 2021

Recent Rain & Heat Are Creating “Ideal Conditions” For West Nile Virus
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | July 16, 2021

Midday News
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
1010 WINS | July 15, 2021

As Delta Spreads, Virus Cases Rise in New York City
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | July 14, 2021

How Parents Can Prepare For The Delta Variant Given Most Kids Are Unvaccinated
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | July 13, 2021

New York Takes Conservative Approach Counting Virus Deaths
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Associated Press | July 13, 2021

Uptick in Covid-19 Cases Hits NYC Areas with Low Vaccination Rates
(Quotes Adjunct Associate Professor J. Robin Moon)
THE CITY | July 13, 2021

Connecticut ranks 8th for child welfare, national study shows
(Quotes Assistant Professor Naomi Zewde)
The Connecticut Insider | July 4, 2021

When will we make child dental health a national priority?
(Op-ed by CUNY SPH Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | July 2, 2021

Why The Delta Variant Matters If You’re Vaccinated Or Unvaccinated
(Cites research by PHICOR at CUNY SPH)
Gothamist | June 28, 2021

To get kids vaccinated, listen to parents
(Op-ed by Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The New York Daily News | June 24, 2021

Beyond the Celebration
(Quotes Associate Professor Victoria Ngo and Harlem Health Initiative Director Deborah Levine)
Our Town | June 20, 2021

What will COVID-19 look like in the fall for unvaccinated Americans?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healio | June 18, 2021

Over 20,000 Vaccinated At MTA Pop-Up Sites
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist | June 18, 2021

COVID Segregation Is Worsening Even As NYC’s Vaccine Rollout Succeeds
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | June 18, 2021

Food Gentrification and its Impact on the Community
(Quotes Associate Professor Nevin Cohen)
The Columbia Spectator | June 16, 2021

New York businesses face manpower challenge after downsizing due to COVID-19
(Features Adjunct Associate Professor J. Robin Moon)
Channel News Asia | June 16, 2021

Baby Bonds Bill Passed to Aid Savings for Low-income Families
(Quotes Assistant Professor Naomi Zewde and cites her research)
CT Examiner | June 15, 2021

NY Lifting Most COVID Restrictions Now That 70% Of Adults Are Partially Vaccinated
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash and Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist | June 14, 2021

Make Medicare and Medicaid telehealth coverage permanent
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | June 11, 2021

CUNYTV Special: Town Hall – COVID-19: Vaccinating Children and Moving Forward
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash and Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CUNYTV | June 9, 2021

Widespread Hunger Persists Even As New York’s Economy Recovers
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
Gothamist | June 8, 2021

Small increase in Covid-19 vaccine coverage could prevent millions of cases
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee and cites PHICOR study)
Healio | June 8, 2021

Opinion: Let’s use California surplus as springboard to economic mobility
(Cites research by Assistant Professor Naomi Zewde)
The Mercury News | June 2, 2021

We need a better way to talk about vaccine hesitancy
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Quartz | May 27, 2021

How did the first wave of coronavirus spread across NYC?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Staten Island Advance | May 25, 2021

U.S. Pandemic Picture Continues to Improve
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The Wall Street Journal | May 21, 2021

Vaccine Hesitancy Greatest Hits: How Some Staten Islanders Are Overcoming The Reluctance
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Scott Ratzan)
Gothamist | May 21, 2021

City Proposes Expanding Supermarket Zoning Incentive to More Neighborhoods, And It’s About More Than Just Fresh Food
(Quotes Associate Professor Nevin Cohen)
Bklyner | May 21, 2021

CUNY’s Nick Freudenberg Discusses His Just-Published Work, “At What Cost, Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health”
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The Healthcare Policy Podcast | May 20, 2021

New Yorkers Vaccinated Next Week Could Win $5 Million
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The Wall Street Journal | May 20, 2021

How To Best Incentivize COVID-19 Vaccines—Outside Of Herd Immunity And Basic Survival
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist | May 15, 2021

More vaccinated Americans could yield billions in savings, researchers say
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee and discusses new study)
ABC News | May 13, 2021

If Congress can’t work together to address child hunger we’re doomed
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | May 12, 2021

Cash, beer, doughnuts: Can incentives work to get people vaccinated?
(Quotes Senior Scholar Jeffrey Lazarus)
The World | May 11, 2021

Pfizer vaccine authorized for ages 12 to 15, but parents still have concerns
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
ABC 13 News | May 11, 2021

What’s behind the disagreement over COVID-19 vaccine waiver?
(Features Senior Scholar Jeffrey Lazarus)
Al-Jazeera | May 10, 2021

NYC posts its lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in 6 months
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
NY1 | May 8, 2021

The variant found in N.Y.C. doesn’t seem to lead to more severe infections, a preliminary study finds.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | May 5, 2021

The New York region’s reopening offers relief, but some worry it’s too soon.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | May 4, 2021

‘The virus sets the timeline’: Health experts concerned over plan to reopen New York City
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
NY1 | May 3, 2021

CVS and Walgreens Have Wasted More Vaccine Doses Than Most States Combined
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
KHN | May 3, 2021

COVID lockdowns cost countless jobs, don’t appear to have saved lives: study
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Post | May 1, 2021

New York’s Spring of Optimism: Finally, the Second Virus Wave Is Ebbing
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | April 30, 2021

CUNY’s fall reopening: a work in progress
(Quotes Associate Professor Jean Grassman)
The Queens Chronicle | April 28, 2021

Corona, Queens, Still Staggers to Recover From Corona, the Virus
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
THE CITY | April 28, 2021

CDC Loosens Mask Guidance For Vaccinated People. Here’s What That Means For NY
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | April 27, 2021

Heavy marijuana use during pregnancy linked to premature birth, early infant death
(Quotes Professor Renee Goodwin and cites her recent study)
NBC News | April 23, 2021

Most Latinos plan to get or have got Covid vaccinations. Access is key, leaders say.
(Quotes Professor Emeritus Marilyn Aguirre Molina)
NBC News | April 23, 2021

A Normal Summer Depends on These Key Vaccine Holdouts
(Op-ed by Dr. Peter Hotez on recent study with CUNY SPH)
The Daily Beast | April 22, 2021

More safeguards are needed to monitor the use of J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine
(Op-ed by Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan and Senior Scholar Kenneth Rabin)
The Star-Ledger | April 22, 2021

‘We don’t get help from anywhere’: Covid exposes inequality in crisis-hit New York neighborhood
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Guardian | April 22, 2021

Everyone over 16 can now get the COVID vaccine. How do we make sure they get it?
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Popular Science | April 21, 2021

We need laws to stop gun violence, but we need to stop glorifying it, too
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | April 20, 2021

Will Trust in the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Recover? Europe’s AstraZeneca Experience Suggests Not
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
TIME | April 20, 2021

A Tiny Number of People Will Be Hospitalized Despite Being Vaccinated. We Have to Learn Why.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
ProPublica | April 14, 2021

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: Potential Side Effects Being Investigated
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | April 13, 2021

CDC, FDA ‘Pause’ Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Out Of An Abundance Of Caution’
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
KUNR | April 13, 2021

How the Coronavirus Variants Are Spreading in New York City
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | April 13, 2021

2021’s Best & Worst States for Children’s Health Care
(Q&A with Associate Professor Sasha Fleary)
Wallethub | April 13, 2021

The latest pandemic fault line: bills to ban employers from requiring vaccination
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Marketplace | April 12, 2021

What’s behind Johnson and Johnson vaccine delays
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Yahoo! News | April 9, 2021

CUNYTV Climate Change Special
(Features Professor Ilias Kavouras)
CUNYTV | April 7, 2021

New Study Finds Covid Spikes After N.F.L. Games With Fans
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The New York Times | April 6, 2021

Milken researchers compile map showing COVID-19 vaccinator policies
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The GW Hatchet | April 5, 2021

Pandemic Devastates Latino Community in Kings County
(Features Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
NPR | April 5, 2021

Coronavirus: EU vaccine supplies
(Interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
BBC World News | April 2, 2021

Biden: Declare child sexual abuse a public health emergency
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | April 2, 2021

Corporate versus public control of science and technology: Forging a framework for the 21st Century
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
STAT | April 2, 2021

Everything you need to know about vaccine passports
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Vox | March 31, 2021

Where are the Safe Injection Facilities Cuomo Promised for New York?
(Quotes Associate Professor Pedro Mateu-Gelabert)
THE CITY | March 30, 2021

Ask PolitiFact: How can COVID vaccines be safe when they were developed so fast?
(Quotes Distinguished Scholar Scott Ratzan)
PolitiFact | March 29, 2021

To protect health, rein in Big Tech: Influential companies must take responsibility for effects
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The New York Daily News | March 29, 2021

As U.S. Sees COVID Uptick, NYC Cases Remain Mostly Flat But Stubbornly High
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | March 28, 2021

As contact tracing ebbs in parts of US, NYC stays committed
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Associated Press | March 26, 2021

Recipes for a More Secure East End Food System
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The East Hampton Star | March 25, 2021

Effective Communications: The “Secret Sauce” for COVID-19 Vaccination
(Op-ed by Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases Blog | March 25, 2021

One in 10 Local COVID Victims Destined for Hart Island, NYC’s Potter’s Field
(Quotes Associate Professor Andrew Maroko)
THE CITY | March 24, 2021

How Modern Capitalism is Destroying Our Health
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
Lit Hub | March 23, 2021

COVID-19 homelessness is a public health problem — it’s about to get worse
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | March 22, 2021

Ask An Epidemiologist: Is New York Reopening Too Fast?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | March 19, 2021

Health experts urge Americans to get the first vaccine available to them
(Features Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS News | March 17, 2021

What is the future of the AstraZeneca vaccine?
(Features Senior Scholar Jeffrey Lazarus)
Al Jazeera | March 17, 2021

Why the decline in US Covid-19 testing is so alarming
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Vox | March 16, 2021

Speaker, Council Members, And New York City Planning Announce Expansion Of Program That Brings Green Grocers To Underserved Communities
(Quotes Associate Professor Nevin Cohen)
NY Patch | March 16, 2021

Artificial Intelligence Is Predicting Future COVID-19 Strains, Developing Treatments
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Observer | March 16, 2021

Artificial Intelligence Is Predicting Future COVID-19 Strains, Developing Treatments
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The Observer | March 16, 2021

A new book asks whether capitalism is compatible with public health. (The answer is no)
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
Salon | March 14, 2021

Why COVID-19 Vaccines Aren’t Yet Available to Everyone
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The New Yorker | March 13, 2021

NY’s Vaccine Passport App Raises Concerns About “Digital Segregation”
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist | March 11, 2021

EdCast 160 – Reaching Vaccine Resisters: CONVINCE USA
(Interview with Distinguished Scholar Scott Ratzan)
CUNY TV | March 10, 2021

New study of NYC school COVID-19 rates presents ‘compelling‘ evidence of low in-school transmission
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Daily News | March 9, 2021

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects: What to Know
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | March 9, 2021

Most Harlemites Want COVID-19 Vaccine Despite Skepticism: Survey
(Reports on CUNY SPH Harlem Vaccine survey)
Patch | March 2, 2021

Republican resistance to COVID vaccines reflects partisan divide over pandemic
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
ABC6 | March 2, 2021

Why is the number of Johnson & Johnson vaccine shots lower than expected?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Boston Globe | March 1, 2021

A CUNY prof on the front lines
(Profile of Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Clarion | February 26, 2021

Which Vaccine Should You Get?
(Op-ed by Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The New York Times | February 26, 2021

Is It Fair To Give Weaker COVID-19 Vaccines To Low-income, At-Risk Groups?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist | February 25, 2021

Cuomo’s return to normalcy at odds with public health experts
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
WCNY | February 25, 2021

America’s Disastrous Vaccine Rollout Is Finally Recovering. Here’s What Went Wrong
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
VICE | February 24, 2021

Is Lunchtime the ‘Weak Link’ in School Reopening Plans?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Education Week | February 24, 2021

Here’s Exactly Where We Are with Vaccines and Treatments for COVID-19
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | February 23, 2021

When Could the United States Reach Herd Immunity? It’s Complicated.
(Features model created by Professor Bruce Y. Lee and the PHICOR team)
The New York Times | February 20, 2021

Overdose Deaths During Pandemic Remain Untallied, While Efforts to Aid Drug Users Suffer Life-Threatening Supply Shortages
(Quotes Associate Professor Pedro Mateu-Gelabert)
The City | February 16, 2021

How to Work from Home Without Burning Out
(Quotes Assistant Professor Naomi Zewde)
TIME | February 16, 2021

NYC Subway Station Air Not Great For Breathing, Study Finds. The PATH Is Even Worse
(Quotes Professor Ilias Kavouras)
Gothamist | February 14, 2021

Covid-19 Event Risk Assessment: Coronavirus Experts Give Health Guidance
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Inverse | February 13, 2021

This Year’s Mayoral Campaign Can Contribute to a Healthier, More Equitable Food System for New York City
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The Gotham Gazette | February 13, 2021

With Arenas Reopening, Health Experts Are Concerned About Further Infections
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
NY1 | February 12, 2021

President Biden: Make equitable vaccine access a national priority
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | February 12, 2021

‘Even for the Rich, It’s Hard to Access’ America’s wealthiest are discovering the vaccine is one of the few things money can’t buy.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash and Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Cut | February 10, 2021

NY allows stadiums to reopen for sports, entertainment
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Associated Press | February 10, 2021

Is the U.S. turning a corner in the pandemic?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
NBC News | February 10, 2021

The State of Vaccine Supply: ‘Opaque.’ Unpredictable. ‘Hard to Pin Down.’
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott C. Ratzan)
Kaiser Health News | February 5, 2021

Will a Covid-19 “Vaccination Passport” Finally Allow You to Travel Without Tests or Quarantines?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Town & Country | February 5, 2021

Restaurant Workers And Taxi Drivers Are Now Vaccine Eligible. Here’s What We Know, So Far
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist | February 4, 2021

Incarcerated Men Sue State For Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | February 4, 2021

New York’s Leaders Are Grappling With How To Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility
(Features Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
WNYC | February 2, 2021

Episode 8: The Vaccine
(Features Distinguished Lecturer Scott C. Ratzan)
COVID University New York | February 3, 2021

100 Million Covid Shots in 100 Days Doesn’t Get Us Back to Normal
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Kaiser Health News | February 3, 2021

It’s Time for a National Pandemic Prediction Agency
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
WIRED | February 3, 2021

Cuomo Opens Door For Restaurant Workers, Taxi Drivers To Get Vaccinated. Can NYC Handle It?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist | February 3, 2021

Cuomo Opens Door For Restaurant Workers, Taxi Drivers To Get Vaccinated. Can NYC Handle It?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | February 3, 2021

A SoulCycle Instructor Got the Vaccine as an ‘Educator’
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | February 2, 2021

Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy and Misinformation
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
Inside Higher Ed | February 2, 2021

What Canceling Student Debt Would Do for the Racial Wealth Gap
(Op-ed coauthored by Assistant Professor Naomi Zewde)
The New York Times | February 1, 2021

9 Top N.Y. Health Officials Have Quit as Cuomo Scorns Expertise
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | February 1, 2021

When will anyone who wants a vaccine be able to get one? Here’s what experts have to say
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS News | January 30, 2021

NYC Faces Uphill Climb in Vaccinating Older New Yorkers
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
City Limits  |  January 29, 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Is 66% Effective Overall, Over 50% on Emerging Variants
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline |  January 29, 2021

Indoor Dining Will Return To NYC On Valentine’s Day
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | January 29, 2021

The U.S. may soon have a third vaccine. Here’s how it works
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
National Geographic |  January 29, 2021

What happens after you’re vaccinated for COVID-19
(Quotes Senior Scholar Michael Merson)
ABC News |  January 29, 2021

Governor Cuomo Floats Reopening Indoor Dining In New York City
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist |  January 27, 2021

Biden Plan Offers ‘Hope’ for City’s Sluggish Vaccine Rollout, Mayor Says
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
City Limits  |  January 26, 2021

Coronavirus Pandemic Live Update
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Al-Jazeera  |  January 24, 2021

Rocky rollout: Coordination issues plague start of Covid-19 vaccine distribution in WNY
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Buffalo News  |  January 24, 2021

We need a science-based plan for vaccine distribution
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill  |  January 22, 2021

Some Employers Are Paying People To Get Vaccinated. Can Money Overcome Hesitancy?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Gothamist  |  January 21, 2021

Can Biden Make Good on 100 Million COVID-19 Shots in 100 Days?
(Features Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
NY1  |  January 20, 2021

As U.S. Surpasses 400,000 COVID Deaths, Data Shows NY At A Crossroads
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist  |  January 19, 2021

Vaccines Need Not Completely Stop COVID Transmission to Curb the Pandemic
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Scientific American  |  January 18, 2021

A List of World Leaders Who Have Been Vaccinated
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Vice World News  |  January 18, 2021

Gillette Stadium Is Usually Busy In January. This Year, It’s Because Of Vaccines
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
WBUR  |  January 15, 2021

County asks for patience as COVID vaccines sought
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Observer  |  January 14, 2021

Food-Insecure New Yorkers Seek More Meal Deliveries From City
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
The City  |  January 13, 2021

Two Cases Of Troubling Coronavirus Variant Found In NYC
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist  |  January 13, 2021

Cuomo pitches rapid testing to open restaurants, theaters
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Associated Press  |  January 13, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine rollout points to delay in distribution timeline
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
ABC News 10 San Diego  |  January 12, 2021

More Than One of Every Four People Vaccinated in the City Don’t Live in the Five Boroughs
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The City | January 12, 2021

Virginia pushes back estimate for vaccinating all residents for COVID-19
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Virginia Mercury | January 11, 2021

Cutting coronavirus infectivity period by half a day could prevent 1.4 million cases in US alone, study suggests
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Yahoo Style | January 7, 2021

BBC News: Vaccine Rollout
(Interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
BBC News | January 6, 2021

Vaccinating America: ‘There’s some chaos going on. And we can’t have that’
(Interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CUNY Podcasts | January 4, 2021

Hundreds of thousands more US Covid deaths possible amid vaccine chaos
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Guardian | January 2, 2021

New York has administered less than a third of COVID vaccine it has
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The New York Post | December 31, 2020

How should New York be preparing for the UK coronavirus variant?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
City & State | December 29, 2020

‘Super gonorrhea’ may increase in wake of COVID-19 — here’s why
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Yahoo News | December 28, 2020

NYS Investigating ParCare Community Health Network Over Its Handling Of First Round Of COVID-19 Vaccine
(Features Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS New York | December 27, 2020

Early Vaccine Doubters Now Show a Willingness to Roll Up Their Sleeves
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The New York Times | December 26, 2020

How to prepare for a post-Covid-19 vaccine world
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
MSNBC |  December 21, 2021

FDA authorizes a second coronavirus vaccine, a turning point in the pandemic
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Washington Post | December 19, 2020

Vaccines Are Here. We Have to Talk About Side Effects
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
WIRED | December 17, 2020

Don’t repeat the mistakes of past vaccine distribution efforts
(Op-ed by Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
STAT News | December 15, 2020

Stay afraid of COVID-19
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | December 11, 2020

‘There are many roadblocks’: Fears grow over US Covid-19 vaccine rollout
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Guardian | December 13, 2020

The timeline for Covid-19 vaccine distribution keeps slipping. Experts say it will change again
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
STAT News | December 11, 2020

N.J. Isn’t Testing Enough Of Its Residents As Cases Surge To New Levels
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | December 10, 2020

COVID NYC: 7 On Your Side investigates which businesses, activities have been traced to outbreaks
(Features Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
ABC7NY | December 10, 2020

How Will You Know If Your Neighbors Have Gotten the Vaccine?
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
LifeHacker | December 10, 2020

Trump, Biden tout vaccine efforts as public hesitation to get immunized persists
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
ABC 6 | December 8, 2020

Trump, Biden tout vaccine efforts as public hesitation to get immunized persists
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Fox 11 News | December 8, 2020

Survey: 55% Of FDNY Members Don’t Want To Take COVID-19 Vaccine
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS New York | December 7, 2020

NYC Health Department Study Identifies Household Contact And Gatherings Of 10 Or More As Major Factors In Virus Transmission
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | December 1, 2020

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Has 94% Efficacy in Final Results: More Data Still Needed
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | November 30, 2020

CUNY Graduate & Professional Education: Key to City’s Strength, Future
(Op-ed by CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez)
AMNewYork | November 30, 2020

Methadone patients routinely denied take-home treatment throughout pandemic, despite health guidance
(Quotes Associate Professor Pedro Mateu-Gelabert)
New York Focus | November 29, 2020

Micro-clusters, Colored Zones, & Competing Positivity Rates: Why NYC School Reopenings And Shutdowns Have Become So Complicated
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | November 27, 2020

NYC schools’ low COVID-19 test rate shows disease likely not spreading in classrooms — but experts see limits on data
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Daily News | November 25, 2020

Homeless patients with COVID-19 often go back to life on the streets after hospital care, but there’s a better way
(Op-ed by Adjunct Associate Professor Robin Moon)
The Conversation | November 25, 2020

A Lonely New York Holiday: ‘Miss This One and Be Alive for the Next’
(Quotes Associate Professor Victoria Ngo)
The New York Times | November 25, 2020

Faith leaders can help end COVID-19 pandemic by promoting vaccination
(Op-ed by MPH Candidate Rabbi Julie Schonfeld)
Religion News Service | November 20, 2020

“Shut The Schools Down, Don’t Shut Hockey Down”: Hockey Fans Bristle At Governor Murphy’s Threat
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | November 20, 2020

Why Moderna may have an edge in the vaccine race: refrigeration
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
National Geographic | November 20, 2020

Why Do NYC And NY State Report Different COVID Test Positivity Rates?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | November 19, 2020

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine 94% Effective in Early Results: Why We Need More Info
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | November 17, 2020

Food Insecurity: NYC’s Ongoing Crisis
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
CUNY TV | November 17, 2020

Status Of Schools Hangs In The Balance As NYC Reports COVID Testing Positivity Rate Of 2.8%
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | November 16, 2020

Europe Keeps Schools Open, Not Restaurants. The U.S. Has Other Ideas.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | November 13, 2020

As COVID Cases Climb In NYC, Long Lines For Tests Return
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | November 12, 2020

COVID Positivity Rates Are Rising In NYC Among Very Young Children And Teens
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | November 10, 2020

N.Y.C. Dangerously Close to Second Wave, Mayor Says, as New Rules Loom
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | November 9, 2020

Checking in on New York’s COVID-19 ‘Cluster’ Containment Strategy
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
City Limits | November 5, 2020

Serious public health issues await the next POTUS
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | November 2, 2020

Despite Rising COVID Cases In NY, Hospitalizations Have Yet To Spike
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | October 30, 2020

COVID-19: A global survey shows worrying signs of vaccine hesitancy
(Op-ed by Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Conversation | October 28, 2020

New York state lawmakers call for more aid to food relief organizations
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 tracking survey)
NYN Media | October 28, 2020

Doctors Worry COVID-Infected People Will Slip Through Cracks As Countries Shorten Quarantine Lengths
(Features interview with Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
CBS New York | October 28, 2020

A Guide To New York City’s COVID-19 Testing Options
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | October 28, 2020

QAnon hurts real trafficking victims: The conspiracy theory is dangerous because it obscures the real threat
The New York Daily News | October 28, 2020

Is a Second Wave Starting? New Yorkers Are Steeling Themselves
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 tracking survey)
The New York Times | October 21, 2020

Why It’s Impossible To Get Accurate Coronavirus Death Counts
(Segment by Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Forbes | October 21, 2020

Scientists Are Increasingly Bracing For The Possibility That COVID-19 May Never Go Away
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | October 20, 2020

Most people would get COVID-19 vaccine if offered by government or employer, says poll
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID SCORE poll and quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Union Leader | October 20, 2020

Study: More Than Two Million New Yorkers May Struggle with Putting Food on the Table by End of Year
(Cites CUNY Urban Food Policy report and quotes Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
NY1 | October 19, 2020

We can’t ignore COVID-19’s impact on youth mental health
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | October 19, 2020

‘COVID-19 remains a serious public-health threat’: New Yorkers don’t have hope that their city will recover anytime soon
(Features interview with Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
MarketWatch | October 18, 2020

WHO’s Lockdown Comments Are Taken Out Of Context
(Interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Bill Kelley Show | October 16, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump says he no longer has COVID-19 and is not a transmission risk
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Al Jazeera | October 11, 2020

Trump enjoys top Covid care that could cost ordinary Americans millions
(Features interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Guardian | October 8, 2020

Epidemic Experts Say “Cluster Zones” Imperfect But An Experiment Worth Trying
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | October 8, 2020

Sirens in COVID-19 Hot Spots Rekindle Anxieties as Ambulance Crews See Signs of Shift
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The City | October 8,2020

Cuomo Holds Off On De Blasio’s Plan To Close Businesses In NYC Hotspots, Saying He Will Review ZIP Code Data
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | October 5, 2020

A Guide To Better Understanding New York City’s COVID-19 Data
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | October 2, 2020

The impact of Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis on public health
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | October 2, 2020

Can NYC use COVID to fix its food problems?
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg and colleagues)
The New York Daily News | September 30, 2020

As Second Wave Looms Over NYC, So Does The Prospect Of A Return To More Restrictions
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | September 25, 2020

200,000 Americans have died from coronavirus: A look at that grim milestone in context
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
ABC News | September 22, 2020

We have to stop the politicization of public health
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | September 14, 2020

N.Y.C. to Allow Indoor Dining, in Milestone on Recovery From Pandemic
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | September 11, 2020

The Great Vaccine Race: Inside the Unprecedented Scramble to Immunize the World Against COVID-19
(Cites study by Professor Bruce Y. Lee and colleagues)
Time | September 9, 2020

NYC’s Grab-and-Go Meal Program Headed for an After-School Schedule
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg)
The City | September 8, 2020

‘What’d You Miss?’ Full Show
(Features interview with Assistant Professor Naomi Zewde)
Bloomberg TV | August 31, 2020

Could rushing COVID-19 cure, treatment be dangerous?
(Features interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Arirang News | August 27, 2020

As Summer Wanes in N.Y.C., Anxiety Rises Over What Fall May Bring
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The New York Times | August 26, 2020

Approval of a coronavirus vaccine would be just the beginning – huge production challenges could cause long delays
(Op-ed by Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Conversation | August 24, 2020

‘Are you doing OK?’: On the ground with NYC contact tracers
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Associated Press | August 17, 2020

City Scrambles And Residents Line Up For Tests As Coronavirus Spikes In Sunset Park
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | August 17, 2020

Vaccines are safe. But huge numbers of people around the world say they wouldn’t take a Covid jab
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
CNN | August 15, 2020

COVID 19: Updates and Fall School Plans
(Features interview with Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
CUNY TV | August 13, 2020

How Often Should NYers Get Tested For Covid? A Top Health Official Proposes An Unfeasible Frequency
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | August 12, 2020

Can We Prevent the Next 5 Million COVID Cases?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
WebMD | August 10, 2020

Questions Surround Russia’s Ability To Deliver A Safe, Effective Coronavirus Vaccine
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
International Business Times | August 8, 2020

It’s not for me: speed of COVID-19 vaccine race raises safety concerns
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Reuters | August 6, 2020

Here’s what we know about the demographic makeup of the COVID-19 vaccine trials
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | July 31, 2020

There’s been a lack of leadership surrounding COVID-19
(Op-ed by CUNY SPH Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | July 30,2020

Focusing Beyond Disparities In Patient Outcomes
(Op-ed by doctoral student Jacqueline Chiofalo)
Health Affairs | July 28, 2020

DACA recipient: My face shield, mask and hospital scrubs cannot protect me
(Op-ed by doctoral student Juan Carlos Alejaldre)
CNN | July 28, 2020

College Food Pantries Are Reinventing Ways to Feed Students
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg and cites CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute report)
Civil Eats | July 27, 2020

The end of the American dream
(Quotes Assistant Professot Naomi Zewde)
Vox | July 22, 2020

Everything You Want to Know About COVID-19 Antibody Testing but Were Afraid to Ask
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
City Limits | July 21, 2020

How much will a coronavirus vaccine cost?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
MarketPlace | July 17, 2020

COVID-19 and Mental Health
(Features Adjunct Associate Professor Robin Moon)
CUNY TV | July 15, 2020

How effective does a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine need to be to stop the pandemic? A new study has answers
(Op-ed by Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Conversation | July 15, 2020

What to Expect If a COVID-19 Contact Tracer Calls You
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | July 12, 2020

Andrew Cuomo’s Report on Controversial Nursing Home Policy for COVID Patients Prompts More Controversy
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
ProPublica | July 10, 2020

68% Have Antibodies in This Clinic. Can a Neighborhood Beat a Next Wave?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | July 10, 2020

The cost of COVID-19: Amid illness, Americans face heavy financial burden in testing and treatment
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 tracking survey)
Fox 5 New York | July 8, 2020

Trump’s failed COVID response: Managing a pandemic isn’t a states’ rights issue
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | July 7, 2020

Why Does It Take So Long to Develop a Vaccine?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Wire Science | July 2, 2020

Latino advocates say COVID-19 stats don’t include immigrants who avoid tests, die at home
(Cites Professsor Bruce Y. Lee’s study on the cost of coronavirus)
Newsday | July 1, 2020

Kids With Disabilities or Developmental Delays May Have Increased Asthma Risk
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
Everyday Health | June 30, 2020

Even with reopening, New York still faces a future that looks very different
(Quotes Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
Marketwatch | June 29, 2020

Will People Get the Coronavirus Vaccine?
(Cites the CUNY SPH COVID-19 tracking surveys)
Medium | June 29, 2020

The Winners of COVID-19
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Scott Ratzan and Gillian P. Christie of the T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Business Fights Poverty | June 23, 2020

Racism’s plague on public health
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | June 22, 2020

Contact Tracers In NYC Having Success, But Also Running Into Challenges Gathering Necessary Information
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS New York | June 21, 2020

Are Antivirals For COVID-19 More Likely to Be Developed and Approved Before a Vaccine?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Financialnewsmedia.com | June 18, 2020

‘People fear what they don’t know’: the battle over ‘wet’ markets, a vital part of culinary culture
(Quotes Associate Professor Nevin Cohen)
The Guardian  |  June 17, 2020

Keeping governments accountable: the COVID-19 Assessment Scorecard (COVID-SCORE)
(Op-ed by Dean Ayman El-Mohandes and Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan, et al)
Nature | June 11, 2020

Moving into the next phase of addressing New York City’s hunger crisis
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg)
New York Nonprofit Media | June 11, 2020

Here’s exactly where we are with vaccinees and treatments for COVID-19
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | June 5, 2020

We need to trust each other to beat COVID-19
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | June 1, 2020

After COVID-19, we must save CUNY
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Nick Freudenberg and PhD student Erinn Bacchus)
The New York Daily News | May 29, 2020

Teens adjust to summer like no other due to coronavirus pandemic
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
ABC News | May 29, 2020

NY Pulls Back From Virus Micro-Data as It Fights to Reopen Safely
(Quotes Assistant Professor Sheng Li)
Courthouse News Service | May 22, 2020

Bruce Y. Lee, MD, on the FDA’s Emergency Authorization of Remdesivir
(Interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Infectious Disease Consultant | May 20, 2020

Why developing a COVID-19 vaccine is only part of the struggle
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 tracking survey)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution | May 19, 2020

Immigrants With HIV Fear Surviving a Second Pandemic. So Do the Community Organizations Struggling to Help Them
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Documented | May 19, 2020

How can we prepare for stronger second wave of COVID-19?
(Features interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Arirang News | May 18, 2020

Substitute Pharmacists Warn Their Co-Workers: We’ll Probably Bring the Virus to You
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
ProPublica | May 18, 2020

A coronavirus vaccine at warp speed? But is it safe?
(Op-ed by CUNY SPH faculty Scott Ratzan and Ken Rabin with Emerson College faculty Spencer Kimball)
The Star-Ledger | May 17, 2020

Time to revive New York? No, it’s still way too risky, and will bring disease and death
(Op-ed by Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
The New York Daily News | May 16, 2020

Two Coasts. One Virus. How New York Suffered Nearly 10 Times the Number of Deaths as California.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
ProPublica | May 16, 2020

There’s no coronavirus vaccine — but that hasn’t stopped anti-vaxxers from spreading conspiracy theories about it
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Mic | May 14, 2020

COVID-19 lockdowns protect people who are immunosuppressed, say doctors
(Features Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Channel News Asia | May 14, 2020

He Saw ‘No Proof’ Closures Would Curb Virus. Now He Has De Blasio’s Trust.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | May 14, 2020

Q&A: Researchers hope new COVID-19 cohort study will be a ‘game changer’
(Q&A with Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Healio | May 14, 2020

One to One: Census 2020
(Interview with Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
CUNY TV | May 12, 2020

In The Fight Against COVID-19, It’s Not Too Late to Fix America’s Public Health System
(Op-ed by New York City Health Commissioner and CUNY SPH Dean’s Advisory Councilmember Oxiris Barbot)
Health Affairs | May 12, 2020

The Futile Search For A Magic Number That Says It’s Safe To Reopen
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
HuffPost | May 11, 2020

De Blasio Says There’s ‘Tremendous Concern’ About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome; At Least 38 Cases Confirmed In NYC
(Features interview with Dean Ayman El-Mohandes)
CBS New York | May 10, 2020

A Computational Scientist Explains How More Coronavirus Infections Could Cost Healthcare Systems Over $500 Billion
(Professor Bruce Y. Lee writes about his recent study in Health Affairs)
Forbes | May 8, 2020

Critics Castigate Mayor De Blasio’s New “Testing and Tracing Corps”
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Gothamist | May 8, 2020

Underfunded public health schools say a lot about the US response to Covid-19
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg)
Quartz | May 7, 2020

New York Nurses Union Says Hospitals Won’t Be Ready For Potential Second Wave Of Coronavirus If State Reopens Too Soon
(Features interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS New York | May 7, 2020

To prevent the next pandemic, it’s the legal wildlife trade we should worry about
(Quotes CUNY SPH doctoral alum Catherine Machalaba)
National Geographic | May 7, 2020

Can Survivors Get Reinfected With Coronavirus?
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
HealthDay News | May 4, 2020

Coronavirus medical costs could soar into hundreds of billions as more Americans become infected
(Op-ed by Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The Conversation | May 4, 2020

Foreign Med Grads Ready to Help With COVID-19, But…— Many face needless barriers to practice despite workforce crisis
(Op-ed by CUNY SPH students Hanish Kodali and Jonathan Block)
MedPage Today | May 4, 2020

Early precautions draw a life-and-death divide between Flushing and Corona
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The City | May 3, 2020

Research Suggests COVID-19 Could Cost US Over $650 Billion if Majority of the Population Gets Infected
(Cites study by Professor Bruce Y. Lee and PHICOR about potential COVID-19 healthcare costs, quotes Lee)
Pharmacy Times | May 1, 2020

How Consumer Data Is Being Used to Track the Coronavirus
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Consumer Reports | May 1, 2020

Anti-vaxxers fear coronavirus vaccine’s safety before it exists
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The New York Post | April 29, 2020

Groups sow doubt about COVID vaccine before one even exists
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Associated Press | April 29, 2020

Is this the right time to ease COVID-19 lockdown restrictions?
(Televised interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Arirang News | April 28, 2020

COVID-19 could cost US health care system $654B, model shows
(Cites CUNY SPH and PHICOR study about the potential health care costs of COVID-19)
Healio | April 28, 2020

March, April, May: City’s Mood Darkens as Crisis Feels Endless
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 tracking survey week 6)
The New York Times | April 25, 2020

Medical Care for COVID-19 Could Cost U.S. Hundreds of Billions: Study
(Cites CUNY SPH and PHICOR study about the potential health care costs of COVID-19)
drugs.com | April 24, 2020

‘Unprecedented:’ Seeking an army to trace virus in New York
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The Associated Press | April 24, 2020

COVID 19: A Crisis in Motion – Part Two
(Features interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CUNY TV | April 22, 2020

Coronavirus medical expenses could cost the US up to $654 BILLION as the healthcare system strains to provide ventilators, hospital beds and care for patients with YEARS of complications from the virus to come, study suggests
(Cites CUNY SPH and PHICOR study about the potential health care costs of COVID-19)
The Daily Mail | April 24, 2020

Coronavirus response: ‘Someone has to pay’ for the rising U.S. health care costs
(Cites CUNY SPH and PHICOR study about the potential health care costs of COVID-19)
Yahoo Finance | April 23, 2020

U.S. may have to spend hundreds of billions treating COVID-19
(Cites CUNY SPH and PHICOR study about the potential health care costs of COVID-19)
News Medical | April 23, 2020

Health isn’t just the absence of disease: An important coronavirus lesson
(Op-ed by affiliated faculty member Kristina Baines)
The New York Daily News | April 22, 2020

Coronavirus causing some anti-vaxxers to waver, experts say
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
The Guardian | April 21, 2020

Nearly Half Of New York City Residents Don’t Want To Re-open The Economy Before June, New Survey Finds
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 tracking survey week 6)
Newsweek | April 21, 2020

The Coronavirus Vaccine Race Is On — Someone will win, but then what?
(Op-ed by CUNY SPH Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan, Senior Scholar Ken Rabin and Professor Heidi Larson of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
MedPage Today | April 20, 2020

Why You Should Be Skeptical of Early Results of COVID-19 Drug
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | April 20, 2020

Coronavirus Antibody Testing Hopes To Shed Light On Extent Of Infections In New York
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS New York | April 20, 2020

How Accurate Are Coronavirus Death Counts?
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
WebMD | April 17, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Everyday Health | April 16, 2020

Taking the Pulse of New York in the Time of Coronavirus
(Interview with Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
CUNYcast | April 15, 2020

Here’s Exactly Where We Are With Vaccines and Treatments for COVID-19
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Healthline | April 13, 2020

You’ve gotten over COVID-19. Now what? A post-virus guide
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The City | April 13, 2020

Quarantined child sexual abuse survivors need help
(Op-ed by Distinguished Scholar Lyndon Haviland)
The Hill | April 11, 2020

Staten Islanders test positive for coronavirus, but guidelines on what to do next not always clear, they say
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Staten Island Live | April 10, 2020

What More States Allowing SNAP Recipients to Buy Food Online Means for Food Security
(Quotes Associate Professor Nevin Cohen)
CivilEats | April 13, 2020

Pharmacy Workers Are Coming Down With COVID-19. But They Can’t Afford to Stop Working.
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
ProPublica | April 9, 2020

Millennial Zeitgeist: Attitudes About COVID-19 Shift as Cases Among Young Adults Rise
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
U.S. News | April 9, 2020

The Upheaval in New York’s Rental Market
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 survey results)
The New York Times | April 9, 2020

New York facilities transformed into makeshift hospitals to battle COVID-19
(Features Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Channel News Asia | April 8, 2020

Why Manhattan Has Seen Relatively Few Coronavirus Cases
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
NY1 | April 7, 2020

Push being made to make sure all COVID-19 deaths are counted
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Pix11 News | April 7, 2020

Early signs new NYC coronavirus infections may be slowing
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
The City | April 5, 2020

Pandemic experts rate Cuomo: ‘A sense of order’ amid one of NY’s greatest crises
(Quotes Assistant Professor Chloe A. Teasdale)
The Buffalo News | April 4, 2020

Pressure to reveal racial info about COVID-19 impact
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Pix11 News | April 3, 2020

Wearing a face covering is helpful, but doesn’t mean an end to social distancing
(Features Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
Pix11 News | April 3, 2020

City’s Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens Face Obstacles Meeting Soaring Need
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg)
City Limits | April 3, 2020

Opinion: How You Can Help Save the Census Amid the COVID-19 Crisis
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Luisa N. Borrell)
City Limits | April 2, 2020

Now That Coronavirus Is Inside This Adult Home for the Elderly or Mentally Ill, It May Be Impossible to Stop
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
ProPublica | April 2, 2020

A Month of Coronavirus in New York City: See the Hardest-Hit Areas
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
The New York Times | April 1

40% of N.Y. Tenants May Not Pay Rent This Month. What Happens Then?
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 survey week 2 results)
The New York Times | March 31

Coronavirus Tracking Survey: More Than One-Third Of NYC Households Lost Jobs Since Outbreak Began
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 survey week 2 results)
CBS New York | March 31

More Evidence COVID-19 Survivors’ Blood Could Help Very Ill Patients
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
drugs.com | March 30

Critical Condition: NYC at the Tipping Point
(Interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CUNYcast | March 26, 2020

Ask Real Estate: What if I Can’t Pay My Rent Now?
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 survey week 2 results)
The New York Times | March 25, 2020

Your Neighborhood Might Be a Coronavirus Hot Spot, but New York City Refuses to Release the Data
(Quotes Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
ProPublica | March 25, 2020

Thousands of laid off hourly workers in NYC are running out of time & money
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 survey week 2 results and quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Gothamist | March 25, 2020

Lesson from South Korea on how to slow the spread
(Interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Good Morning America | March 24, 2020

New York City job losses amid coronavirus pandemic hitting Hispanic and poorer households hardest: survey
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 survey week 2 results)
Newsweek | March 24, 2020

What we’ve learned from the HIV pandemic
(Op-ed by Distinguished Professor Denis Nash and HIV activist James Krellenstein)
CNN | March 22, 2020

In Pandemic, Word Definitions Shift and New Lexicon Emerges
(Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan quoted)
Associated Press | March 20, 2020

New Yorkers believe they are at low-risk of contracting coronavirus, study shows
(Cites CUNY SPH COVID-19 survey week 1 results)
NBC News | March 19, 2020

Here’s Exactly Where We’re At With Vaccines and Treatments for COVID-19
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
healthline.com | March18, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus
(Quotes Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Everyday Health | March 18, 2020

No, You Really Don’t Need To Stock Up On Bottled Water For A Coronavirus Shutdown
(Associate Professor Nevin Cohen interviewed)
Forbes | March, 17, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Cuomo Reiterates, New York State Doesn’t Have Enough ICU Beds
(Video, features part of interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CBS New York | March 16, 2020

There Is No Cure for COVID-19, No Matter What the Internet Says
(Quotes Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
healthline.com March 13, 2020

Coronavirus: What to Know, What to Do, What to Expect
(Podcast, interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
CUNYcast | March 12, 2020

Fight Pandemics Like Wildfires With Prevention and a Plan to Share the Costs
(Op-ed coauthored by doctoral student Catherine Machalaba)
Foreign Affairs | March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Misinformation, Female Race Team, Ocean Acidification
(Podcast featuring interview with Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
Top of Mind with Julie Rose | March 9, 2020

COVID-19: An Urgent Call for Coordinated, Trusted Sources to Tell Everyone What They Need to Know and Do
(Letter from public health leaders including Distinguished Lecturer Scott Ratzan)
NAM Perspectives | March 5, 2020

Daylight Saving Time, Naked Mole Rats, Coronavirus, and more | Simply Science
(Video, features interview with Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
CUNY TV | March 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Is it revealing hidden racism?
(Video interview with Professor Bruce Y. Lee)
Al Jazeera English | February 26, 2020

Coronavirus epidemic takes a toll on businesses worldwide
(Video, features interview with Distinguished Professor Denis Nash)
CGTN America | February 10, 2020

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