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Using the expertise at West Virginia University, we seek to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19): What is it? How can I stay safe? We'll also learn more about viruses and how they work, as well as how West Virginia and the University are responding to the global pandemic that has caused the world to go into lockdown.

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Using the expertise at West Virginia University, we seek to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19): What is it? How can I stay safe? We'll also learn more about viruses and how they work, as well as how West Virginia and the University are responding to the global pandemic that has caused the world to go into lockdown.

    Closing and reopening: How West Virginia continues to respond to COVID-19

    Closing and reopening: How West Virginia continues to respond to COVID-19

    In our third episode, we talk to Dr. Clay Marsh, vice president and executive dean for WVU Health Sciences. Dr. Marsh serves as West Virginia's COVID-19 czar, and has been part of the state's response team to the coronavirus.

    • 22 min
    Vaccine science, RNA viruses, their history, and are they alive?

    Vaccine science, RNA viruses, their history, and are they alive?

    In our second episode, we interview Dr. Ivan Martinez. He's an virology expert, and will talk us through all things RNA viruses. How long have they existed? Are they alive? How do we protect against them? What vaccines are being trialled, and are they safe?
    In this interview-driven series, “WVU and the Coronavirus” will examine what we already know about COVID-19, find out the latest information about the virus, explore how RNA viruses like coronaviruses work, and learn how the University community has responded to the global pandemic.
    Written by Stacey Elza, Wendy Holdren and David Ryan. Narrated by David Ryan. Sound mixed by Sean Hines.
    For more information, visit the “WVU and the Coronavirus” show page. 
    Additionally, find COVID-19 resources with general information and specific details related to populations such as students, faculty and staff, researchers, healthcare providers or the general public. Other resources, including a quick reference fact sheet, videos, social media graphics, field experts, media contact information and more are also available.
    Visit coronavirus.wvu.edu/media-resources and the WVUToday Media Center.
    Produced by University Relations at West Virginia University.

    • 22 min
    What is COVID-19?

    What is COVID-19?

    In our first episode, we get a brief refresher on COVID-19. We've all been exposed to a ton of information about the new coronavirus, but it can be easy to forget the basics - what is it? Why is it called a coronavirus? How can I stay safe? We chat with West Virginia University's Dr. Lisa Costello, a pediatric specialist, to talk about the virus.

    Written by Stacey Elza, Wendy Holdren and David Ryan. Narrated by David Ryan. Sound mixed by Sean Hines.

    • 15 min

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