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What will a fall semester during a pandemic look like at Delaware’s universitieshttps://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/education/2020/07/20/delaware-students-professors-discuss-fall-2020-semester/5384616002/2020-07-28T04:00:00ZThe News JournalArticle features Jennifer Horney, core faculty with the UD Disaster Research Center.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=101
Scientists believe COVID-19 is airborne – Here’s what that meanshttps://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/covid-19-airborne/2020-07-28T04:00:00ZWellandGood.com“Aerosols are tiny droplets or particles that may be kept aloft by ventilation systems, making all those guidelines about staying six feet apart indoors less effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19,” says Jennifer Horney, PhD, professor and founding director of the University of Delaware’s epidemiology department.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=108
Natural Disasters Won’t Stop Just Because There’s a Pandemic: How We Can Be Preparedhttps://www.healthline.com/health-news/natural-disasters-wont-stop-just-because-theres-a-pandemic2020-07-25T04:00:00ZHealthline.com“Conventional hurricane evacuation shelters are high-risk locations for spreading COVID-19 because these shelters typically have hundreds and sometimes thousands of people,” said Sarah E. DeYoung, PhD from the University of Delaware Disaster Research Center.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=115
U.S. disaster response scrambles to protect people from both hurricanes and COVID-19https://www.npr.org/2020/07/22/893286668/u-s-disaster-response-scrambles-to-protect-people-from-both-hurricanes-and-covid2020-07-22T04:00:00ZNPR.orgLike many places in the southeast, Houston lacked adequate shelter space before the pandemic, according to Jennifer Horney, founding director and professor with the University of Delaware's epidemiology program.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=99
U.S. Disaster Response Scrambles To Protect People From Both Hurricanes And COVID-19https://www.npr.org/2020/07/22/893286668/u-s-disaster-response-scrambles-to-protect-people-from-both-hurricanes-and-covid2020-07-22T04:00:00ZNPRJennifer Horney, founding director of UD's epidemiology program and core faculty with the Disaster Research Center, tells NPR that like many places in the southeast, Houston lacked adequate shelter space before the COVID-19 pandemic. She was on the ground conducting research after Hurricane Harvey hit the city in 2017. The piece was picked up by NPR affiliates nationwide. https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=98
Vulnerable communitieshttps://www.udel.edu/udaily/2020/july/covid-19-minorities-social-vulnerability-infection-rates/2020-07-21T04:00:00ZUDaily, University of DelawareRacial minorities and people with limited English are nearly seven times more likely to be infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, according to University of Delaware epidemiology researchers Dr. Ibraheem Karaye and Jennifer Horney.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=100
The U.S. Is Severing Ties to the WHOhttps://www.everydayhealth.com/coronavirus/the-us-is-cutting-ties-with-the-world-health-organization-and-experts-are-aghast/2020-07-20T04:00:00ZEveyrday Health“I can imagine no rationale for the United States to leave the WHO, particularly in the midst of a global pandemic.” Jennifer Horney, professor and founding director of UD’s epidemiology program, on why the Trump administration's decision to leave the World Health Organization is a blow to global health even beyond the COVID-19 crisis.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=97
How to evacuate and find emergency shelter during a pandemichttps://www.popsci.com/story/diy/evacuate-storm-disaster-during-pandemic/2020-07-19T04:00:00ZPopular ScienceFactors other than location can put certain populations in even more danger. “People with chronic conditions or those without access to reliable transportation may be more impacted by a disaster,” said Jennifer Horney, a University of Delaware epidemiologist who specializes in disasters and disease outbreaks.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=102
How to evacuate and find emergency shelter during a pandemichttps://www.popsci.com/story/diy/evacuate-storm-disaster-during-pandemic/2020-07-19T04:00:00ZPopular Science“Local public health agencies and emergency managers are always trying to find the right messages and the right resources to fill any gaps in knowledge that people have, but the size of those gaps, given COVID-19, may look very different.” Jennifer Horney, founder of UD's epidemiology program and professor affiliated with the Disaster Research Center, on the challenges of managing disaster relief during a global pandemic.https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=90
In Houston’s Fifth Ward, the Storm Never Stopshttps://www.texasobserver.org/in-houstons-fifth-ward-the-storm-never-stops/2020-07-17T04:00:00ZTexas ObserverAmal Ahmed wrote a piece for the Texas Observer on COVID-19 and other disasters in light of FEMA's plans and interviewed Jennifer Trivedi, a research scientist at the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center. Trivedi shares information about how there are bad options - doing things online leaves people out, but sending FEMA employees in puts employees and residents at COVID-19 risk. https://www.drc.udel.edu/Lists/CAS in the Media/DispForm.aspx?ID=88

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