Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

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