Video: When do the infected become infectious?

The danger posed by a person infected with COVID-19 doesn’t begin the exact moment a few virus particles enter their system, so when do they start to be a health risk to those around them? Penn State Professor Nita Bharti talks about incubation periods, latency periods, and what they mean…

Video: How do coronavirus tests work?

How do coronavirus tests work? Testing capacity is a major factor in the effectiveness of the public health response to COVID-19, and there’s a lot of specialized technical expertise that goes into producing an accurate viral test. Penn State researcher Nita Bharti talks through the science behind testing, and why…

Virtual Video Visits Liked by Patients, Providers

FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 — Virtual video visits can effectively replace office visits for selected patients across medical specialties without sacrificing quality of care or patient-physician communication, according to a study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Managed Care. Karen Donelan, Sc.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital…