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SBU hosts live panel on the coronavirus

Rabia Gursoy March 14, 2020
Interim President Michael Bernstein hosted a panel on the coronavirus, streamed live on Stony Brook University’s Facebook page, on March 13.
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a pandemic

Alek Lewis March 11, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) classified COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, a global pandemic in a press conference on Wednesday.
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Editorial: Stony Brook University needs to communicate with the campus community

The Statesman March 10, 2020
The one thing we do know for sure is that the piling weight of uncertainty is unfair to SBU’s faculty and students. Simply addressing the rumors and telling us what they are just as unsure of what to do would suffice.
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The COVID-19 virus. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Suffolk County sees first confirmed coronavirus case

Brianne Ledda and Alek Lewis March 8, 2020
There are now 105 total confirmed coronavirus cases in New York. Five of those cases are in Nassau County, and 12 are in New York City.
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Most recent map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Downplaying the severity of the coronavirus is counterproductive

Anya Marquardt February 22, 2020

An updated map of the coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. As of Feb. 22, at least 2,362 people have died due to the coronavirus, and over 77,988 people have been infected worldwide with the...

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The Student Health Center across from H-Community.  COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be required to attend classes starting this summer. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

Breaking down SBU’s student health plan

Matina Douzenis October 27, 2019
An analysis of Stony Brook University's health insurance coverage.
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A healthy diet is the best for coping with stress

A healthy diet is the best for coping with stress

Matthew Yan October 11, 2019
College students are constantly stressed. Between ominous tests, looming deadlines and the nagging desire to be involved everywhere to make your resume glow, it’s easy to crack under the pressure and search for some kind of comfort.
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President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said the best way to stop Ebola in the United States is to stop Ebola in Africa. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Under the microscope: Spread of Ebola epidemic from Africa to the United States unlikely

Ruchi Shah October 7, 2014
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the total number of Ebola cases could reach 1.4 million by January if further intervention or community changes are not made.
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Growing number of children in New York diagnosed with respiratory virus

Elsie Boskamp October 6, 2014
Children in New York State and across the country have recently been diagnosed with a respiratory virus, known as enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68), which continues to result in hospitalizations and panic.
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The silent epidemic: How mental health disorders affect society

Ravneet Kamboj March 5, 2012
There is an epidemic in America and especially on college campuses that no one speaks about. It is mental health. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four Americans have a mental illness in any given year, and one in four Americans are on psychiatric medications at any given time.
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