A social distancing guide for students living with coronavirus
As novel coronavirus affects more and more university campuses, a growing number of students, parents and families are looking for advice on how they can keep themselves and others safe—especially if they are living in student housing and practicing social distancing.
This guide provides basic advice on how to avoid becoming infected, and how to help slow or prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others by flattening the curve.
It’s primarily aimed at undergraduate and graduate students living closely with others who are impacted by the novel coronavirus, but the advice is useful to parents and anyone living with others who is trying to do the right thing in the face of an infectious disease outbreak.
Anna Muldoon MPH
Saskia Popescu PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
CDC - Coronavirus, and how to protect yourself:
CDC - Get Your Household Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/get-your-household-ready-for-COVID-19.html
WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters
Vox - It’s not overreacting to prepare for coronavirus. Here’s how: https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2020/2/28/21156128/coronavirus-prepare-outbreak-covid19-health
10 songs for your coronavirus hand-washing routine that aren't 'Happy Birthday'
Risk Bites videos are devised, created and produced by Andrew Maynard, in association with the Arizona State University School for the Future of Innovation in Society (http://sfis.asu.edu). They are produced under a Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA
Backing track: Blue and Green by Rimsky. http://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty_free_music/songs/blue-and-green
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Professor Andrew Maynard is a scientist, author, and leading expert on risk and the ethical and socially responsible development and use of new technologies. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, serves as co-chair of the Institute for the Advancement of Nutrition and Food Science (IAFNS) Board of Trustees, is a member of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research President’s Research Council, has served on a number of National Academies of Sciences committees, and has testified before congressional committees on several occasions.
As well as producing Risk Bites, Andrew’s work has appeared in publications ranging from The Washington Post and Scientific American, to Slate, Salon, and OneZero. He co-hosts the podcasts Mission: Interplanetary and Future Rising, and is the author of the books Films from the Future: The Technology and Morality of Sci-Fi Movies, and Future Rising: A Journey from the Past to the Edge of Tomorrow.
Andrew received his PhD in aerosol dynamics from the University of Cambridge in 1993, and is currently a professor in the Arizona State University School for the Future of Innovation in Society, and an Associate Dean in the ASU College of Global Futures.
More at http://andrewmaynard.net
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