UO researchers share expertise on COVID-19, Jan. 25-29

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From the New York Times to the Washington Post, University of Oregon researchers have been at the forefront of media coverage around COVID-19 as journalists seek out experts on the national and world response, reaction and preparation for the virus.

Here are some of the stories featuring UO faculty members from the week of Jan. 25-29:

From Jan. 29:

How to kick-start your freelancing career during the pandemic
Contributor Sean Knox is a freelance journalist and a graduate student at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

From Jan. 28:

What happens to children who missed kindergarten during Covid-19 crisis?
EdSource: UO psychology professor Phil Fisher is quoted. 

‘Just utter chaos’: A Twitter thread offers a window into the frustrating search for Covid-19 shots
STAT News: 
UO biologist Diana Libuda is mentioned. 

From Jan. 26:

Empathy fatigue: The quickly rising global COVID death toll is too much for our brains to process
Genetic Literacy Project: UO psychology professor Paul Slovic is featured.