D.C. Hasn’t Met Its Contact-Tracing Metric For Phase Two. So Why Is The City Pushing Forward Anyway?
DCist Magazine published a piece reporting on Washington D.C.'s plan to reopen and the need for contact tracers citing the Mullan Institute's Contact Tracing Workforce Estimator and Dr. Candice Chen. Read the full article.
In this article, NPR analyzed each state's current need for contact tracers to respond to COVID-19 based on the number of cases in each state, using the Contact Tracing Workforce Estimator developed by the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at The George Washington University. Read the full article here.
Spotlight PA, an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer published a piece about Pennsylvania re-opening and the states need for more contact tracers in order to adequately respond to COVID-19 cases. Ed Salsberg and the Mullan Institute's Contact Tracing Workforce Estimator were quoted in the article. Read the entire article.
The TIME 100: Talks Finding Hope — Equality in the Age of COVID-19 event brought together leaders to speak on a range of issues, from how the pandemic has impacted domestic and migrant workers to the importance of access to safe water. Speakers included Mullan Institute Distinguished Fellow Dr. Leana Wen, Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir, politician Stacey Abrams, actor Matt Damo, former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, activists Ai-Jen Poo and Mónica Ramírez, social entrepreneur Gary White and actor and singer Ben Platt.