#SARSCoV2 / #COVID19 Resources

Articles / Media Resources – #SARSCoV2 (virus name)  &  #COVID19 (disease)

*The following is a list of resources that I have been involved with from the 1st announcement of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Feel free to share and utilize as needed.

**I have ongoing “posts” via my social media and Texas State personal website as well. Follow to stay up to date in real time.

Twitter: @RodneyRohde / @TXST_CLS [CLS Program] /@TXST_THR [Translational Health Research]

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010172941875 and https://www.facebook.com/txstate.cls/ [CLS Program]

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rodneyerohde/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/31389292/admin/ [CLS Program]

Personal website with ALL content: https://rodneyerohde.wp.txstate.edu/

  1. Refereed Journal Articles:

Rohde R.E. Without Good Public Health Strategy, The Coronavirus Pandemic Could Make Antimicrobial Resistance Worse. Forbes, Coronavirus Frontlines, Healthcare, September 16, 2020. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2020/09/16/without-good-public-health-strategy-the-coronavirus-pandemic-could-make-antimicrobial-resistance-worse/#19e5af8c1016

Rohde R.E. COVID-19 Testing: Is it time to jump into the pool? Invited American Society of Microbiology article. July 20, 2020. https://asm.org/Articles/2020/July/COVID-19-Pool-Testing-Is-It-Time-to-Jump-In

Rohde R.E. The Coronavirus Pandemic Isn’t Over: Keep Washing Your Hands As Economies Reopen. Forbes, Coronavirus Frontlines, Healthcare. June 10, 2020. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2020/06/10/the-coronavirus-pandemic-isnt-over-keep-washing-your-hands-as-economies-reopen/#59ee5f2a54f0

Rohde R.E. Beating Pandemics Like COVID-19 Requires More Medical Laboratory Professionals, This Virologist Explains. Forbes, Coronavirus Frontlines, Healthcare. April 23, 2020. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2020/04/22/beating-pandemics-like-covid-19-requires-more-medical-laboratory-professionals-this-virologist-explains/?fbclid=IwAR1M3suIlaPqYS7U1N7i_zT13SFOBu4CmrJPLJ0SK_SCGp7T6ZIpG12vI7I#48f108366e32

Rohde R.E. Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals – We Save Lives Every Day! American Society for Microbiology, Invited online article, April 23, 2020. https://asm.org/Articles/2020/April/Celebrating-Medical-Laboratory-Professionals-We

Rohde R.E. Some Truths About#SARSCoV2 / #COVID19 / #coronavirus. Invited article for Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario (MLPAO), Spring 2020 ADVOCATE 27(1):5-6. April 2, 2020. https://www.mlpao.org/post/some-truths-about-sarscov2—covid19—coronavirus

Rohde R.E. Uncovering the Novel Coronavirus. Invited Monthly Columnist for “Under the Microscope” – Healthcare Hygiene Magazine. March 2020, Volume 2, Issue 3. https://joom.ag/CjXC/p10

Rohde R.E. 6 of the Most Common Coronavirus questions the Media is Asking. Invited article, Elsevier Connect, February 6, 2020. https://www.elsevier.com/connect/6-of-the-most-common-coronavirus-questions-the-media-is-asking

Rohde R.E. Walking Through the Microscopic Valley of Death. Invited Monthly Columnist for “Under the Microscope” – Healthcare Hygiene Magazine. February 2020, Volume 2, Issue 2. https://joom.ag/FSBe/p8

Rohde R.E. Novel Coronavirus Lab Protocols and Responses: Next Steps – An introduction to coronavirus biology and genetics. February 3, 2020. Invited series. https://asm.org/Articles/2020/February/Next-Steps-for-Novel-Coronavirus-Medical-Laborator

Rohde R.E. 2019 Novel #Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Update: Uncoating the Virus Should You Be Worried about the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak? January, 31, 2020. Invited series. https://asm.org/Articles/2020/January/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-2019-nCoV-Update-Uncoating

Rohde R.E. #PublicHealth Matters ALL the time to EVERYONE – Public Health Thank You Day #PHTYD19. Invited online article for InfectionControl.tips, November 25, 2019. https://infectioncontrol.tips/2019/11/25/publichealth-matters-all-the-time-to-everyone-public-health-thank-you-day-phtyd19/

  1. Other Works in Print:

Rohde, R. E. Invited interview by Contagion Live (Grant Michael Gallagher) – #COVID19, #WorldRabiesDay, and #WorldMRSADay update. September 23, 2020. https://www.contagionlive.com/news/texas-state-scientist-rabies-eradication-campus-reopening-amr

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview with Deb Schneider and Lomas Brown for Sportsslaw – Episode #22 – Featuring Dr. Rodney E. Rohde, Friend of the Show – Sportsslaw – Episode #27 – A discussion about COVID and vaccines. September 23 2020. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=3443882139011402&extid=ZvQ7J0epQkRat0Ol

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Healthline.com [86 million digital readership] by Kristen Fischer – Study Finds Ibuprofen Likely Doesn’t Make COVID-19 Symptoms Worse. September 14, 2020. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/study-finds-ibuprofen-likely-doesnt-make-covid19-symptoms-worse

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for The Daily Beast [1 million readers daily] by Hunter Woodall – Texas Governor Declares a Victory Over COVID. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? September 4, 2020. https://www.thedailybeast.com/texas-guv-declares-a-victory-over-covid-what-could-possibly-go-wrong?ref=scroll

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for The Daily Beast [1 million readers daily] by Courtney Leiva – Should Parents Consider Antimicrobial Backpacks and Lunchboxes This Year? August 25, 2020. https://www.thedailybeast.com/antimicrobial-backpacks-and-lunchboxes-for-covid-19-back-to-school?ref=scroll

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for The Daily Beast [1 million readers daily] by Courtney Leiva – Do Teachers Need Face Shields When Returning to Work? August 22, 2020. https://www.thedailybeast.com/face-shields-for-teachers?ref=author

Rohde, R. E. Invited interview by Contagion Live (Grant Michael Gallagher) – How Texas State University is Confronting Coronavirus. August 20, 2020. https://www.contagionlive.com/news/how-texas-state-university-is-confronting-coronavirus

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Healthline.com [86 million digital readership] by Matt Berger – Can the New Coronavirus Be Transmitted by Frozen Foods? Unlikely, Experts Say. August 18, 2020.  https://www.healthline.com/health-news/coronavirus-transmitted-by-frozen-foods-unlikely

Rohde, R. E. Invited interview by Contagion Live (Grant Michael Gallagher) – How to read FDA Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA). August 18, 2020. https://www.contagionlive.com/news/how-to-read-fda-emergency-use-authorization?fbclid=IwAR2oqH9I0DAGCjkd2EcGV5s6JsbD3wT9TfpWFl-4NQLSm3gGPHEC4S2jdjA

Rohde, R. E. Invited interview with Greg Brady of AM640 Toronto [#2 ranked AM station in the Toronto market] –Why a second wave of COVID-19 is likely in both Canada & the U.S. August 17, 2020.  https://omny.fm/shows/640-toronto/why-a-second-wave-of-covid-19-is-likely-in-both-ca

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview with Tessa Weinberg of Fort Worth Star Telegram [176,219 daily 184,079 Sunday circulation] – Texas’ COVID testing has dropped as positivity rate climbs, giving virus ‘upper hand’. August 13, 2020. Read more here: https://www.star-telegram.com/news/coronavirus/article244876422.html#storylink=cpy

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview with Kate Rogers / Betsy Spring of CNBC [5.7 million viewership and CNBC continues to possess the wealthiest audience (in terms of average income) of any television channel in the United States] – Focus on Medical Laboratory Profession during COVID-19 Pandemic. August 9, 2020. https://www.cnbc.com/video/2020/08/09/the-hidden-profession-saving-lives.html

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview with Deb Schneider and Lomas Brown for Sportsslaw – Episode #22 – Featuring Dr. Rodney E. Rohde – The Impact of the Pandemic on Sports. August 5, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/sportsslaw/videos/765130940899316

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for LiveScience.com by Yasemin Saplakoglu – Should schools reopen amid the pandemic? July 17, 2020. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-should-schools-reopen-fall.html

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Scott Thompson Show out of Ontario, Canada on 900 CHML. LISTEN in at the 7:55 minute mark for The Scott Thompson Podcast: Keeping the Canada-U.S. border closed, Purging Huawei from the U.K. 5G network & How the pandemic changed sex and dating. July 14, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/scott-thompson-show/keeping-the-canada-u-s-border-closed-purging-huawe

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Elite Daily [~50 million digital readership] by Margaret Blatz – Is Shopping In Person After Coronavirus Reopenings Safe? Experts Explain. July 10, 2020. https://www.elitedaily.com/p/is-shopping-in-person-after-coronavirus-reopenings-safe-experts-explain-29148365

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for San Marcos Daily Record by Stephanie Gates – Backlogged COVID-19 test results explained. July 9, 2020. https://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/news/backlogged-covid-19-test-results-explained

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Healthline.com [86 million digital readership] by Matt Berger – Why the Black Lives Matter Protests Didn’t Contribute to the COVID-19 Surge? July 9, 2020. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/black-lives-matter-protests-didnt-contribute-to-covid19-surge

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Bill Kelly Show out of Ontario, Canada on 900 CHML. LISTEN in at the 34:00 minute mark for The Bill Kelly Show Podcast: Repairs needed at Tim Horton’s Field, Plan for the 2026 Commonwealth Games bid & Scientists warn COVID-19 could be. July 7, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/bill-kelly-show/the-bill-kelly-show-podcast-repairs-needed-at-tim

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Forbes Magazine [74 million readers per month] by Rachel Sandler – ‘We Can’t Let Our Guard Down’: Here’s How To Celebrate July 4th Safely, July 2, 2020. https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelsandler/2020/07/02/we-cant-let-our-guard-down-heres-how-to-celebrate-july-4th-safely/#2551f6d47885

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Texas Tribune [1,421,883 readers / month] by Emma Platoff – As coronavirus cases surged, Texas’ contact tracing workforce shrunk. June 30, 2020. https://www.texastribune.org/2020/06/30/texas-cut-contact-tracing/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview with Deb Schneider and Lomas Brown for Sportsslaw – Episode #18 – Featuring Dr. Rodney E. Rohde – The Impact of the Pandemic on Sports. June 26, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/107757207306074/posts/271626077585852/?vh=e&d=n

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Bill Kelly Show out of Ontario, Canada on 900 CHML. Charges made in Brampton crash, Cases continue to increase in the US, Health Care system comparison & Another name June 26, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/bill-kelly-show/the-bill-kelly-show-podcast-charges-made-in-brampt

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for People of Pathology Podcast with Dennis Strenk – Dr. Rodney E. Rohde: Microbiology, COVID19 and Medical Laboratory Science. June 22, 2020. https://open.spotify.com/episode/4ldh9C902oiaoRZSLdUl76?si=I4AgPlzJR7ClNxemNZWFig

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Scott Thompson Show out of Ontario, Canada on 900 CHML. Are US citizens buying the messaging on COVID-19 that the White House is giving? How concerned are they with cases increasing in the States? June 18, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/scott-thompson-show/covid-19-in-the-u-s

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Good Housekeeping [22.9 million average monthly unique viewers/impressions] by Zee Krstic – Coronavirus and Face Masks: Everything You Need to Know This Summer. An expert-backed guide to buying, making, wearing and cleaning face masks during the coronavirus pandemic. June 10, 2020. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/a32703820/coronavirus-face-mask-guide/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Elemental [https://elemental.medium.com/] by Rob Britt – The Science of Superspreaders: A fraction of infected people trigger the bulk of new cases, one reason the pandemic is far from over. June 5, 2020. https://elemental.medium.com/the-science-of-superspreaders-2ceed2b68834 

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Bustle.com [84 Million Readers] by Carolyn Steber – If Your Partner Has To Go Back To Work, Here’s What To Do. May 26, 2020. https://www.bustle.com/p/if-your-partner-has-to-go-back-to-work-heres-what-to-do-22914473

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Men’s Health [15.3 million digital readership] by Rachael Schultz – When Will the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic Be Over? Experts explain how close and how far away we are. May 21, 2020. https://www.menshealth.com/health/a32617680/when-will-coronavirus-end/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Healthline.com [86 million digital readership] by Kristen Fischer – When Will We Know If Reopening States Has Worked or Backfired? May 20, 2020. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/when-will-we-know-if-reopening-states-has-worked-or-backfired#1

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for HuffPost [30 Million Readers] by Amber Pardilla – Where To Buy Cloth Face Masks For Coronavirus Online: Here are the brands making and selling face masks for adults and kids for COVID-19. May 19, 2020. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/where-to-buy-cloth-face-masks-for-coronavirus-online_l_5eb9776dc5b665d677b8e1df?noa

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview with Deb Schneider and Lomas Brown for Sportsslaw – Episode #8 – Featuring Lila Lazarus and Dr. Rodney Rohde – The Impact of the Pandemic on Sports. May 17, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/sportsslaw/videos/2664027277162874/?v=2664027277162874

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Bustle.com by Mekita Rivas – How To Shop Safely When Stores Reopen During Coronavirus. May 11, 2020. https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-shop-safely-when-stores-reopen-during-coronavirus-22888613

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for MedicalTechnologySchools.com by Nina Chamlou – The Quest for a COVID-19 Vaccine: Two Experts Show Us the Road Ahead. May 6, 2020. https://www.medicaltechnologyschools.com/biomedical-science/developing-a-covid-19-vaccine

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Texas Tribune [1,421,883 readers / month] by Emma Platoff – Health experts give Abbott’s plan to reopen Texas mixed reviews, warn state should revive stay-at-home order if surge emerges. April 29, 2020. https://www.texastribune.org/2020/04/29/texas-greg-abbott-economy-coronavirus/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Scott Thompson Show out of Ontario, Canada on 900 CHML. Check in at about 3 min for about 15 min of my conversation! Explaining herd immunity, the framework for reopening Ontario & how to identify a fake police officer. April 27, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/scott-thompson-show/explaining-herd-immunity-the-framework-for-reopeni

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for U.S. News and World Report [30,180,000 readers] by Susan Milligan – The Coronavirus Choice. Governors might open a state but Americans will decide for themselves if they are ready to emerge from the crisis. April 24, 2020. https://www.usnews.com/news/the-report/articles/2020-04-24/as-georgia-reopens-americans-get-mixed-message-about-coronavirus-safety

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for San Marcos Daily Record by Stephanie Gates – Labs play critical role during pandemic. April 24, 2020. https://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/news/labs-play-critical-role-during-pandemic?fbclid=IwAR1hpRevToAd1WFwfRJfngDuABmkD2T0t2Ho_uWgRHrbIFG52SxthQLWTvg

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview / video story for KXAN by Yoojin Cho – What you need to know about COVID-19 antibody testing. April 24, 2020. https://www.kxan.com/news/simplehealth/medical/what-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19-antibody-testing/

Rohde, R.E. Reshared April 22, 2020 by Heart – Experts warn of ‘high touch’ areas in your home that you should be disinfecting regularly. https://www.heart.co.uk/lifestyle/high-touch-areas-home-disinfected/ from MarthaStewart.com [7,305,000 million digital readership] by Jillian Kramer – Five High-Touch Areas in Your Home to Disinfect Regularly. Research shows that viruses can live on some of these surfaces for hours or even days. April 8, 2020. https://www.marthastewart.com/7781341/disinfect-high-touch-areas-in-home

Rohde, R.E. Reshared April 21, 2020 by Yahoo [309 million monthly viewers] – Medical Experts Explain Step-by-Step Instructions for How to Put on Your Face Mask the Right Way. https://currently.att.yahoo.com/att/medical-experts-explain-step-step-213200019.html?guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAC8kfQ3VBXWsS2dTzXiFTi8RidKfNmoE5eZVRaZxcSTZgzVEwUgSDA73BMbDRBUn0IRvAeIom_9wgMi16Qu0TkE0h0ywBC01aFvBhyoIbAqc0yvFBqD_ytLI2-r3VcodoEnza0OrvP9SuodSxo0XQ3h7LCITtG1rSgXLP62hF0oA&guccounter=2 from Good Housekeeping by Zee Krstic – Here’s How to Wear a Face Mask Properly, According to Medical Experts. This expert-approved checklist can help you stay as safe as possible by avoiding common mistakes. April 21, 2020. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/a32193198/how-to-wear-a-face-mask-properly/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Good Housekeeping [22.9 million average monthly unique viewers/impressions] by Zee Krstic – Here’s How to Wear a Face Mask Properly, According to Medical Experts. This expert-approved checklist can help you stay as safe as possible by avoiding common mistakes. April 21, 2020. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/a32193198/how-to-wear-a-face-mask-properly/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview / video story for KXAN by Billy Gates and Yoojin Cho – Public enrollment for COVID-19 testing coming, health officials say, April 17, 2020. https://www.kxan.com/news/coronavirus/austin-travis-county-health-officials-to-give-update-on-covid-19-public-testing-enrollment-friday/

Rohde, R.E. Re-shared April 10, 2020, by MSN Lifestyle [ ] – Invited interview story for Huffington Post [26 million viewers] by Vartika Puranik – How To Clean A Fabric Coronavirus Face Mask And How Often. Washing face masks is just as important as wearing them to prevent the spread of COVID-19. April 10, 2020 https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/lifestyle-buzz/how-to-clean-a-fabric-coronavirus-face-mask-and-how-often/ar-BB12qN9e?li=BBnb7Kz

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Huffington Post [26 million viewers] by Vartika Puranik – How To Clean A Fabric Coronavirus Face Mask And How Often. Washing face masks is just as important as wearing them to prevent the spread of COVID-19. April 10, 2020. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/how-to-clean-fabric-coronavirus-face-mask_l_5e8f6e5dc5b6458ae2a5cab1

Rohde, R.E.  Invited interview story for Mic [84 million readership] by Tracey Anne Duncan – How to do your laundry during a pandemic. April 9, 2020. https://www.mic.com/p/how-to-do-your-laundry-during-a-pandemic-22685464

Rohde, R.E. Re-shared April 8, 2020, by Yahoo News [309 million monthly viewers] – Invited interview story for MarthaStewart.com [7,305,000 million digital readership] by Jillian Kramer – Five High-Touch Areas in Your Home to Disinfect Regularly. Research shows that viruses can live on some of these surfaces for hours or even days. April 8, 2020. https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/five-high-touch-areas-home-204411723.html

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for MarthaStewart.com [7,305,000 million digital readership] by Jillian Kramer – Five High-Touch Areas in Your Home to Disinfect Regularly. Research shows that viruses can live on some of these surfaces for hours or even days. April 8, 2020. https://www.marthastewart.com/7781341/disinfect-high-touch-areas-in-home

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Men’s Health [15.3 million digital readership] by Melissa Matthews – Online Shopping Is Ramping Up, but Are Packages Safe from Coronavirus? How risky is that Amazon order, anyway? April 8, 2020. https://www.menshealth.com/health/a32065591/can-you-get-coronavirus-from-mail/

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Prevention Magazine [4.8 million digital readership] by Elizabeth Millard – Can a Homemade Face Mask Really Prevent Coronavirus? How to Make, Wear, and Clean One. All your questions about fabric masks answered by experts—including a surgeon who’s sewing her own, April 8, 2020. https://www.prevention.com/health/a32066112/homemade-fabric-face-masks-coronavirus/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview by Rob Rourke on KZSM San Marcos’ Community Radio Station – On our live emergency COVID-19 news update at noon today, Tuesday, April 7, to discuss the Coronavirus and its impact on our community. Dr. Rohde will also talk about testing and the possible an antibody test to determine immunity. Click the red menu on the upper left, click on “Podcasts,” then select “KZSM.org News Specials” and scroll down to today’s date. http://kzsm.org/?fbclid=IwAR2A-n_92k57DuAlmaI34oM7P4DDRshJjWLhat_YdR5YzA81bx4Za9rjSjE

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Healthline.com [86 million digital readership] by Bob Curley – Why Face Masks Are Crucial Now in the Battle Against COVID-19, April 6, 2020. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/face-masks-importance-battle-with-covid19

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Women’s Health [14 million digital readership] by Emilia Benton – Do Disinfectant Wipes Really Kill Germs Effectively?Make sure you’re using the real thing. April 6, 2020. https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a32053484/do-disinfectant-wipes-kill-germs/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview out of Ontario, Canada on 900 CHML: The Bill Kelly Show #Podcast: Probability of a surge in cases, Listener calls & Breaking update on the 2030 Commonwealth games. Check in at 0:45 for about 17 min of my conversation! April 2, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/bill-kelly-show/the-bill-kelly-show-podcast-probability-of-a-surge

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Chilean El Mercurio newspaper by Nicolas Garcis Del Val – A4, INTERNACIONAL LA PANDEMIA DEL CORONAVIRUS, Mayor número de casos del que se tiene registrado Problemas metodológicos y escepticismo sobre cifras oficiales: dudas del alcance del covid-19 Los países más afectados por la pandemia en Europa tendrían millones de infectados más de los que dicen tener, según estimaciones. [El Mercurio is a Chilean newspaper with editions in Valparaíso and Santiago. Its Santiago edition is considered the country’s newspaper of record and it is considered the oldest daily in the Spanish language currently in circulation. El Mercurio is owned by El Mercurio S.A.P. (Sociedad Anónima Periodística ‘joint stock news company’), which operates a network of 19 regional dailies and 32 radio stations across the country], April 1, 2020.

Rohde, R.E. Re-shared April 1, 2020, by Yahoo News [309 million monthly viewers] Invited interview story for US News and World Report [30,180,000 readers] by Vanessa Caceres – What’s the Difference Between an Epidemic and Pandemic? The new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has moved from epidemic to pandemic. What does that mean? March 13, 2020. https://news.yahoo.com/whats-difference-between-epidemic-pandemic-151711795.html

Rohde, R.E. Re-shared April 1, 2020, by Yahoo News [309 million monthly viewers] Invited interview story for US News and World Report [30,180,000 readers] by Ilana Kowarski– How Med Students Can Stay Safe From Coronavirus, March 19, 2020. https://news.yahoo.com/medical-students-protect-themselves-during-coronavirus-outbreak-130000062.html

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Fodor’s Travel [26 million viewers] by Barbara Noe Kennedy – Is Visiting a National Park a Bad Idea During the Coronavirus Pandemic? March 25, 2020. https://www.fodors.com/news/news/is-visiting-a-national-park-a-bad-idea-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic

Rohde, R.E. Invited Episode 3: Novel Coronavirus, Part 2 with Rodney Rohde via Texas State Newsroom and #BigIdeasTXST #TXST_THR Translational Health Research, March 24, 2020. https://news.txstate.edu/inside-txst/big-ideas-podcast/episode-4-novel-coronavirus-part-2-with-rodney-rohde0.html

Engineering Ethics Blog – Conditions On the Front: The Clinical Lab Test for the COVID-19 Virus, March 23, 2020. https://engineeringethicsblog.blogspot.com/2020/03/conditions-on-front-clinical-lab-test.html?fbclid=IwAR0rLrPWJU5fd0zURTGH__Vkcj6nSNFZiQTHiwiYn6YTWqzLOY8srS_iv4M

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Bill Kelly Show out of Ontario, Canada on  900 CHML. Check in at 0:45 for about 15 min to 15:30 of my conversation! March 23, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/bill-kelly-show/the-bill-kelly-show-podcast-how-is-the-world-fairi?in_playlist=bill-kelly-show!podcast

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Huffington Post [26 million viewers] by Nicole Pajer – A Quick Guide On What To Do About Your Doctors’ Appointments: Experts explain what healthcare visits are necessary and what you should postpone because of coronavirus. March 20, 2020. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/what-to-do-doctors-appointments_l_5e73d50bc5b6eab77944d756

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Huffington Post [26 million viewers] by Ambar Pardilla – These Food Delivery Services Now Offer Contactless Delivery: It’s time to take social distancing seriously — including when you order takeout. Here are the food apps that offer no-contact delivery. March 20, 2020. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/food-takeout-services-no-contact-delivery_l_5e6fae3dc5b60fb69ddb8ccf

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Scott Thompson Show out of Ontario, Canada on 900 CHML. Check in at 30:00 for about 15 min of my conversation! Ontario’s fight against COVID-19, Ontario education going forward & How long does the new coronavirus live on surfaces? March 20, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/scott-thompson-show/ontario-s-fight-against-covid-19-ontario-education?in_playlist=chml-news!chml-aggregate-playlist

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Healthline.com [200 million readership]by Kristen Fischer – How the COVID-19 Outbreak in the U.S. May Unfold in the Coming Days, March 20, 2020. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/coronavirus-outbreak-future-in-america#1

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for US News and World Report [30,180,000 readers] by Ilana Kowarski– How Med Students Can Stay Safe From Coronavirus, March 19, 2020. https://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/top-medical-schools/articles/how-medical-students-can-protect-themselves-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Huffington Post [26 million viewers] by Courtney Leiva – How Long Coronavirus Lives On Clothes, and How to Wash Them, March 18, 2020. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/how-long-coronavirus-live-clothing-washing_l_5e724927c5b6eab779409e74

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for the Christian Science Monitor [120,000 readership] by Linda Feldman, Henry Gass, and Patrik Jonsson – After shaky start, federal and state authorities start to work in tandem, March 16, 2020.  https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2020/0316/After-shaky-start-federal-and-state-authorities-start-to-work-in-tandem

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Forbes Magazine [74 million readers per month] by Rachel Sandler –Why Young And Healthy People Should Still Take Coronavirus Seriously, March 16, 2020. https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelsandler/2020/03/16/why-young-and-healthy-people-should-still-take-coronavirus-seriously/#28cce6f931d4

 Rohde, R.E. Invited Episode 3: Novel Coronavirus, Part 1 with Rodney Rohde via Texas State Newsroom and #BigIdeasTXST #TXST_THR Translational Health Research, March 16, 2020. https://news.txstate.edu/inside-txst/big-ideas-podcast/episode-3-novel-coronavirus-part-1-with-rodney-rohde.html

 Rohde, R.E. Highlight by Texas State Newsroom – Dr. Rodney E. Rohde lends expertise to national news coverage of COVID-19, Featured Faculty, by Emma Carberry and Manuel Garcia | March 13, 2020. https://news.txstate.edu/featured-faculty/2020/dr-rodney-e-rohde-lends-expertise-to-national-news-coverage-of-cov-19.html

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for SELF Magazine [5,282,000 readers] Colleen Stinchcombe – How to Avoid Coronavirus on Planes, Trains, and Buses, March 13, 2020. https://www.self.com/story/coronavirus-plane-train-bus-travel

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for US News and World Report [30,180,000 readers] by Vanessa Caceres – What’s the Difference Between an Epidemic and Pandemic? The new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has moved from epidemic to pandemic. What does that mean? March 13, 2020. https://health.usnews.com/conditions/articles/whats-the-difference-between-an-epidemic-and-pandemic

 Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Forbes Online [74 million readers per month] by Rachel Sandler – Here’s What You Actually Need To Buy To Prepare For Coronavirus, March 10, 2020. https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelsandler/2020/03/10/heres-what-you-actually-need-to-buy-to-prepare-for-coronavirus/#7379b68455c0

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview story for Florence Health by Rosemary Black – 8 Practices Every Health Professional Should Follow as COVID-19 Spreads in the US, March 10, 2020. https://www.florence-health.com/latest-news/registered-nurse/8-practice-every-healthcare-professional-should-follow-as-covid-19-spreads-in-the-u-s/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview / video story for KXAN by Tahera Rahman – University Official says Texas State discussing plans to teach remotely in case of coronavirus outbreak, March 10, 2020. https://www.kxan.com/news/local/hays/hays-county-working-with-texas-state-to-monitor-self-quarantined-individuals/?fbclid=IwAR0kyfThDTpnC7a9JVMivjZmMVGdFlq0nXFJHbzDYz40eIWYFMFPLYyywAk

Rohde, R.E. Invited #podcast on The Big Bid Theory – Season 6! ‘Coronavirus and Public Health Facts v Fiction from an Actual Expert’. Dr. Rodney Rohde @RodneyRohde w latest on #coronavirus / #covid19, precautions, media’s impact on situation + #Elections2020 public health priority. March 10, 2020. https://www.spreaker.com/user/thebigbidtheory/coronavirus-and-public-health-facts-fiction

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for The Texas Tribune by Edgar Walters – 5 million Texans lack health insurance. Here’s how that complicates the coronavirus response. March 10, 2020. https://www.texastribune.org/2020/03/10/coronavirus-texas-poses-challenges-people-without-insurance/?utm_campaign=trib-social&utm_content=1583851526&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

Rohde, R.E. Eating out and #SARSCoV2 / #COVID19 via my interview with @MensHealthMag [15.3 million readers per month] #PublicHealth #FoodBorneIllness #foodsafety March 10, 2020. https://www.menshealth.com/health/a31280739/restaurants-coronavirus-safety/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview ACC Newsroom by Sydney Pruitt, ACC experts weigh-in on what you need to know about the Coronavirus, March 9, 2020. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2020/03/acc-experts-weigh-what-you-need-know-about-coronavirus

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview / video story for KVUE by Mike Marut – Virus expert says public panic over coronavirus ‘a little out of proportion, March 5, 2020. https://www.kvue.com/article/news/health/coronavirus-flu-fear-facts-what-to-do-virus/269-626b3935-1880-4048-9b98-c179f721ed32

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for SC Times by Shawn Raymundo, Lillian Boyd and Collin Breaux – Orange County Health Care Agency officials confirmed two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, March 5, 2020. https://www.sanclementetimes.com/oc-health-agency-reports-2-presumptive-positive-cases-of-coronavirus/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Healthcaredegree.com article by Nina Chamlou – Fighting the Coronavirus: The Minds that Wage Wars Against Society’s Biological Threats, March 4, 2020. https://www.healthcaredegree.com/blog/fighting-the-coronavirus

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Care.com article by Maressa Brown – Your coronavirus questions, answered: What families and caregivers need to know, March 2, 2020.  https://www.care.com/c/stories/16670/coronavirus-families-caregivers-faq/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Care.com article by Maressa Brown – How to talk to kids about coronavirus, March 2, 2020. https://www.care.com/c/stories/16671/coronavirus-how-to-talk-kids/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Florence Health article by Rosemary Black – 8 Practice Every Healthcare Professional Should Follow, March 2, 2020.  https://www.florence-health.com/latest-news/registered-nurse/8-practice-every-healthcare-professional-should-follow-as-covid-19-spreads-in-the-u-s/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the #podcast on the Bill Kelly Show out of Ontario, Canada on  900 CHML. Check in at 31:45 for about 15 min of my conversation! February 28, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/bill-kelly-show/the-bill-kelly-show-podcast-black-youth-mentorship

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for TIME magazine article by Amy Gunia, Hillary Leung, and Mélissa Godin – Coronavirus Cases Outside China Are Accelerating Rapidly. Here’s What to Know, February 24, 2020.  https://time.com/5789631/coronavirus-covid-19-global-cases/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for TIME magazine article by Amy Gunia – Cruise Passenger Whose Coronavirus Infection Went Undetected Shows It May Not Be Possible to Stop the Outbreak From Spreading, February 20, 2020.  https://time.com/5784942/coronavirus-screening-westerdam-testing/

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for the Scott Thompson Show Podcast on 900-CHML-Global-News-Radio. February 15, 2020. https://omny.fm/shows/scott-thompson-show/how-long-could-the-coronavirus-that-causes-covid-1

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview by Career Pupose by TIAA5 essential lessons to prepare you for tenure review. February 12, 2020. https://careerpurpose.com/industries/education/academic-tenure

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Brazilian news website R7.com (by Fernando Mellis) – Mundo terá que conviver sempre com surgimento de novos virus (World will always have to live with the emergence of new viruses). February 9, 2020. http://noticias.r7.com/saude/mundo-tera-que-conviver-sempre-com-surgimento-de-novos-virus-09022020

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for Outbreak News Today radio podcast – Coronavirus Q&A with Rodney Rohde, PhD Outbreak News This Week.  February 6, 2020. http://outbreaknewstoday.com/coronavirus-qa-with-rodney-rohde-phd-10562/

Rohde R.E. Expert guidance and commentary, Novel Coronavirus Lab Protocols and Responses: Next Steps by Rodney Rohde, PhD, for the American Society for Microbiology | February 3, 2020 | Elsevier Novel Coronavirus Information Center. https://www.elsevier.com/connect/coronavirus-information-center

Rohde R.E. KXAN News interview, Chinese province placed on UT-Austin’s restricted travel list after coronavirus outbreak, January 28, 2020. https://www.kxan.com/news/chinese-province-placed-on-ut-austins-restricted-travel-list-after-coronavirus-outbreak/

Rohde R.E. Invited interview for Fox 7 News, Update on #nCoV #Coronavirus Outbreak, January 21, 2020. See: https://www.fox7austin.com/news/cdc-confirms-first-case-of-coronavirus-in-the-us

Rohde R.E. Why #PublicHealth Matters. American Society for Microbiology, Invited online article, November 25, 2019. https://asm.org/Articles/2019/November/Why-PublicHealth-Matters

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for ‘The Big Bid Theory’ Podcast, Public Health Threats. How’s Your Health Literacy? July 24, 2019. https://www.spreaker.com/user/thebigbidtheory/public-health-threats-hows-your-health-literacy

4. Workshops / Webinars

Rohde, R.E. Invited webinar for Healthcare Hygiene Magazine and the Bug Buster Box Continuing Education Monthly series – COVID19 and Infection Prevention. August, 2020. https://www.healthcarehygienemagazine.com/bug-buster-box/

Rohde, R.E. Invited webinar presenter by AHE – Emerging Pathogens: COVID-19 and the Future. July 13, 2020.

Rohde, R.E. et al. Invited Webinar: Health, Wellness, and Safety for Students, Faculty and Staff by Texas State University. July 2, 2020. https://www.president.txstate.edu/communications/webinar-health-wellness-and-safety-campus-wide.html

Rohde, R.E. et al. Invited Webinar: Health, Wellness, and Safety for Faculty by Texas State University. June 30, 2020. https://www.president.txstate.edu/communications/webinar-health-wellness-and-safety-for-faculty.html

Rohde, R.E. et al. Invited Webinar: Health, Wellness, and Safety for Supervisors by Texas State University. June 29, 2020. https://www.president.txstate.edu/communications/webinar-health-wellness-and-safety-for-supervisors.html

Rohde, R.E. Invited webinar presenter by Contagion Live (Grant Michael Gallagher) – COVID-19: Do We Have Enough Lab Specialists for Mass Testing? May 12, 2020. https://www.contagionlive.com/news/covid19-do-we-have-enough-lab-specialists-mass-testing

Rohde, R.E. Invited webinar presenter by Medical Laboratory Professionals Association of Ontario (MLPAO) via Michele Hoad – COVID-19: A Medical Laboratory and Public Health Perspective, April 25, 2020. https://www.mlpao.org/

Rohde, R.E. Invited webinar presenter by The Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute (THBI) – COVID-19 and the Importance of Policy on Public Health with Tom Kowalski as moderator, April 16, 2020. https://www.thbi.com/biotexas-cafe-rohde?fbclid=IwAR3inKDNntEJD18Vi_9acLKX0xQbmBTisMimTKla2wpiFQsZjRYwo09VvPk

Rohde, R.E. & LaRochelle, J. Invited presenter by Master Series – The Infection Prevention Strategy & Lighthouse Healthcare Partners, Part 2: Protocols to Clean and Disinfect in the COVID- 19 Environment, March 31, 2020. https://masterseries.events/

Rohde, R.E. & LaRochelle, J. Invited presenter by Master Series – The Infection Prevention Strategy & Lighthouse Healthcare Partners, Part 1: Best Practices to prepare your facility for COVID-19, March 26, 2020. https://masterseries.events/