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Dr. Amy Vittor Writes for The Conversation

Dr. Amy Y. Vittor co-authors an article on the dangers of deforestation. She links deforestation to the current pandemic and argues that deforestation promotes the spread of viruses from animals to humans.

Dr. Barry Byrne quoted by UPI

Dr. Barry Byrne and other UF Health researchers announce plans to repurpose a gene therapy approach used to treat rare neuromuscular diseases for a potential vaccine against COVID-19.

Dr. Natalie Dean in Wired

Dr. Natalie Dean clears some of the confusion about ‘asymptomatic’ COVID-19 and its connection to spreading the virus.

Dr. Natalie Dean in Politifact

Dr. Natalie Dean discusses some of the current statistics regarding COVID-19 infection rates and the dangers of waiting for herd immunity.

Dr. David Nelson in Orlando Sentinel

Dr. David Nelson, UF’s senior vice president for health affairs, discusses some of the screening and testing necessary to re-open the University of Florida to students.

Dr. Merry-Jennifer Markham in Forbes

Merry-Jennifer Markham, MD, FACP, FASCO, an oncologist at University of Florida, discusses the uncertainty some might feel about cancer screenings in the time of COVID-19.