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Houston could be worst-affected city in U.S. by COVID-19, expert says – CultureMap Houston

Dr. Peter Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, says if the spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue, the city of Houston could become the worst-impacted city in the U.S. “We are potentially facing a very serious public health threat,” he says. Hotez tells CultureMap news partner, ABC13, […]

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If trends persist, Houston ‘would become the worst affected city in the US,’ expert Peter Hotez says – HoustonChronicle.com

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Texas continued to reach record highs over the weekend while new cases also climbed in the Houston area.The new figures come as County Judge Lina Hidalgo and leaders in other urbanized counties have issued orders mandating that businesses require customers wear face masks. Hidalgo’s order goes into effect Monday, […]

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A med student’s blueprint for joining the fight against anti-science | American Medical Association

To fight anti-science, a new generation of physicians must vocally contribute to the public discourse. Here’s how med students can position themselves to do that. If there is an antidote to anti-science, Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, believes he knows what it is: more credible voices speaking in large forums. “One of the reasons we have […]

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Vaccine Expert Dr. Peter Hotez to Keynote Chamber Virtual Event | Naugatuck, CT Patch

One of your neighbors posted in Neighbor Posts. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author’s own.) An internationally recognized expert on viruses and vaccines will be the keynote speaker for the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2020 Health Care Council Virtual Annual Meeting and Awards Event, […]

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Baylor College of Medicine issues position statement on measles vaccinations | EurekAlert! Science News

Media Advisory: Baylor College of Medicine issues position statement on measles vaccinations HOUSTON – (June 24, 2019) – Baylor College of Medicine has issued a response to the measles outbreak, calling on the public to communicate with elected officials, family and friends about the importance of vaccinations and evidence-based vaccine policies that promote public health. […]

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Peter Hotez – Wikipedia | Circa 2018 Autistic Ally

Peter Hotez From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Peter Hotez Born Peter Jay Hotez May 5, 1958 Hartford, Connecticut Nationality American Alma mater Yale University (B.A.) Weill Cornell Medical College(M.D.) Rockefeller University (Ph.D.) Scientific career Fields Vaccinology, Neglected Tropical Disease Control, Public Policy, Global Health Institutions George Washington University Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, James […]