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Felise B. Milan, M.D.

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The New York Times
How Do Children Fight Off the Coronavirus?

Betsy Herold, M.D., describes her new research that may help explain why the novel coronavirus affects children less severely than adults. Dr. Herold is chief of pediatric infectious diseases and vice chair for pediatrics research at Einstein and Montefiore and the Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Pediatrics.

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The Washington Post
America's Health Future (Interview starts at 29:05)

Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., M.S., discusses racial disparities in healthcare and society at large that have contributed to higher rates of COVID-19 mortality for people of color. Dr. Cunningham is associate chief of the division of general internal medicine at Einstein and Montefiore.

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Pandemic Inspires New Push to Shrink Jails and Prisons

Matthew Akiyama, M.D., says accelerated decarceration due to the COVID-19 pandemic may have led to less rigorous discharge planning for people in jails and prisons who already have difficulty accessing medical care, treatment for addiction, and other services to help them re-enter society. Dr. Akiyama is assistant professor of medicine at Einstein and an internist at Montefiore.


When a Drug Becomes a Child’s Last Hope

Einstein scientist Vern Schramm, Ph.D., never imagined that his basic research into enzymes would intersect with a 2-year-old girl dying from an incurable form of blood cancer. He and that girl (Katie Lambertson, now a teenager) and her parents share their stories.

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