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Bill Bangert

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I'm a proud Bearcat who translated his broadcasting major in the College Conservatory of Music into a 30-year career in radio, including 17 years in Cincinnati on WLW and WEBN. I write about news and research in the College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Nursing, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Nephrology.

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WCPO-TV: Experts: Reopening states still far from herd immunity

June 8, 2021

Masks are coming off in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, thanks to widespread availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and politicians’ increasing willingness to let unvaccinated people roll the dice on their own health. WCPO-TV interviewed Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the UC College of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases who said any amount of vaccination is helpful in preventing the novel coronavirus from spreading, but unvaccinated people are still in danger as social gatherings and indoor events resume.

Local 12: What researchers say we should know about heart...

May 25, 2021

Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the UC College of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases was interviewed by two local TV stations for a story they did on myocarditis and COVID-19 vaccines. An advisory committee to the CDC is looking into reports that some teenagers and young adults who have received the COVID-19 vaccine have experienced heart inflammation. They’re reviewing these cases to see if there’s a possible connection.

Future of Nursing 2020-2030 report to be released

May 5, 2021

The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: “Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity” is being released on Tuesday, May 11. Greer Glazer, PhD, dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing is one of the 15 people who served on the committee composing the report. The report explores how nurses can work over the next decade to reduce health disparities and promote equity, while keeping costs at bay, utilizing technology and maintaining patient and family-focused care.

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