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Coronavirus: Origins, Prevention, Containment, and Treatment

Updates from the Physicians Committee about and related to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Learn about the zoonotic origins of SARS-CoV-2, steps you can take to help protect yourself and others from the virus, and what the Physicians Committee is doing to help fight future pandemics.

You can protect yourself against COVID-19 with these preventive actions:

Report: Powerful Human-Relevant Biomedical Approaches for Studying and Responding to the Novel Coronavirus


Telemedicine - Barnard Medical Center

The Barnard Medical Center is now offering telemedicine appointments, allowing patients to consult with caregivers online through their computers or phones. Available to residents of Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. Call our office at 202-527-7500 or create a new patient account to book your first telehealth appointment. Patients must be in a state where the provider is licensed at the time of the appointment regardless of their home state.