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Fall 2020 Virtual GSELS Projects Showcase

Christy Elmi & Elizabeth Elmi Project

Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies, Earth Ethics Institute

Project Title and Description

"Coronavirus Symposium"                                                                                                        Goal 3

Course: BSC 2086

Instructor: Alfonso Pino


In this presentation we discussed the origins of the novel Coronavirus pandemic, how it is affecting us all, and the measures we can take as a society to stop the spread of a deadly and hazardous mutated disease such as this one.



The COVID-19 outbreak originated in the city of Wuhan, China in the beginning of December, 2019.



COVID-19 death by race and ethnicity

Top ten countries by coronavirus deaths

COVID-19 on gender

Hospitalizations per 100,000 population

Clinical manifestations

Clinical manifestations, continued

Recommendations for COVID-19 intubation

Diagnostic methods

Cases by state

New cases as of October 28, 2020: 73,240

Pre-existing conditions

Know the symptoms of COVID-19

Not everyone with COVID-19 feels sick

When to seek medical attention

Contact tracing workflow

How to stop the spread: Wear a mask, keep your distance, wash your hands

Vaccine trials