Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar has some of the foremost experts in the world, specializing in a variety of subjects including epidemiology, pathology, anxiety disorders and pediatrics.  Here they discuss some of the most important issues surrounding COVID-19 including disease prevention, interpersonal relationships and how you and your family can successfully manage self-isolation.

Coping with Anxiety and Stress

Hand-washing, sanitizing, social distancing. By now, you've all heard of how to avoid the coronavirus, but how do you cope with the stress and anxiety of isolation? Dr. Javaid Sheikh, dean of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar and renowned professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, gives his insights into how to deal with the pandemic.

Precautions and Reactions

How infectious is COVID-19, how does it spread and, most importantly, how can we protect ourselves, our family and friends, and the wider community from the virus. Dr. Laith Abu-Raddad, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar has some of the answers.

Precautions and Tips

Dr. Shahrad Taheri, professor of medicine at WCM-Q, discusses the various ways in which you can prevent transmission of the virus to yourself, your family and the community.

COVID-19 - Precautions and Stigma

Learn about the precautions and stigma related to COVID-19. Gain expert advice on the issue from Dr. Mohamud Verjee, associate professor of family medicine in clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar.

COVID-19 - Precautions and Transmission

What is the origin of COVID-19 and what does it consist of? Dr. Ali Sultan, Professor of Teaching in Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, answers these and many more important questions.

COVID-19 - Research Advancements

Listen to Dr. Khaled Machaca, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Innovations and Commercialization at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, take us through the global research on coronavirus disease.

COVID-19 - Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension

Dr. Mohamed B. Elshazly, cardiologist & assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, offers valuable information for people with heart disease or high blood pressure during the current crisis.

COVID-19 - Fighting the Pandemic

Listen to Dr. Ravinder Mamtani, Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research , Professor of Medicine, and Vice Dean for Student Affairs-Admissions, Population Health, and Lifestyle Medicine, talk about how we can fight the coronavirus.

COVID-19 - Appetite Control and Diabetes

Can you strengthen your immunity naturally? What are some healthy snacks? Dr. Shahrad Taheri, Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, gives us the answers to these and many such important questions.

COVID-19 - Taking Care of the Elderly

Dr. Mai Mahmoud, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, talks about taking care of the elderly during the coronavirus pandemic.