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The Front-line Researchers: The Next Generation of Scientists Steps Up to Fight the Pandemic

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine scientists and clinicians have begun an unprecedented number of studies and clinical trials investigating a single virus, SARS-CoV-2, and COVID-19, the disease it causes.

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Steep Decline in Organ Transplants Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

France and the United States, two countries hit hard by the novel coronavirus, have experienced a tremendous reduction in the number of organ donations and solid organ (kidney, liver, heart, and lung) transplant procedures since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

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Reddit Reveals Peaks of Public Interest in COVID-19 Topics

Machine learning can be used to track surges in interest in health topics on popular online comment boards, like Reddit, according to a new study conducted during the COVID-19 outbreak by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Medicine).

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A Chorus of Connections

At a time when individuals are being asked to socially distance, music is helping people connect like never before. For staff at Penn Medicine, one program is making this abundantly clear.

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    Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised that it’s not a question of whether the outbreak of a coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 (and its associated disease, COVID-19) would spread in U.S. communities, but when — and we should be prepared for potential disruptions in our daily lives as a result.
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