American Univesity of Beirut

Interviews on COVID-19


Facts and myths about COVID-19 epidemiological data interpretation ​

Dr. Lilian Ghandour | LBCI News 

April 11, 2020

​Collaborative efforts​ of communities with municipalities aga​inst COVID-19

Dr. Faysal El Kak, Dr. Nada Melhem | COVID-19 Studio AUB-Annahar​

April 9, 202​0​​

No easing of lockdown in Lebanon before testing increases: epidemiologists​

Dr. Lilian Ghandour, Dr. Salim Adib | The Daily Star
April 7, 2020

​To what extent are Lebanon hospitals prepared for the fight against COVID-19

Dr. Lilian Ghandour | COVID-19 Studio AUB-Annahar

April 7, 2020​​​​​

Health and social impacts of COVID-19 on women in Lebanon

Dr. Faysal El Kak | MTV 

April 6, 2020​​


Myths vs Facts on coronavirus: food and drinks​

Dr. Jihad Makhoul | Radio Liban

​April 6, 2020​​​​

​​"Coronavirus : en Syrie, l’effet boomerang des sanctions américaines" ​

Dr. Samer Jabbour | Le Monde​

April 4, 2020

"Public Health Experts Are Often Missing From Arab World’s Coronavirus Battle"

Dr. Fadi El Jardali | Al- Fanar Media

April 3, 2020​

​"Rising to the Emerging Global Health Challenges in 2020"

Dr. Samer Jabbour | APHA Newsletter, International Health Secti​on

April 2, 2020

​"Syria Is Not Equipped to Handle the COVID-19 Crisis​"

​Dr. Samer Jabbo​ur | The Syrian Observer

April 3, 2020​​​

COVID-19 and its economic and social impact in Lebanon and the world

Dr. Nasser Yassin | ​COVID-19 Studio AUB-Annahar

April 2, 2020​​


"An Interview with the Head of COVID-19 technical committee concerned with pregnant women"

Dr. Faysal El Kak | Al Liwaa

April 2, 2020​​​​​

"Expat repatriation detrimental to public health: epidemiologist"

Dr. Lilian Ghandour | The Daily Star​

​April 1, 2020​


Myths vs Facts on coronavirus: wearing masks

Dr. Jihad Makhoul | Radio Liban

​March 30, 2020​​

When will the outbreak end and life get back to normal?​

Dr. Nada Melhem | Dubai Future Podcast​

March 29, 2020

Implications for sexual and reproductive health and rights in the era of COVID-19

Dr. Faysal El Kak | SRHM Webinar

March 27, 2020

Interpretation and implications of epidemiological data from COVID-19 outbreak in Lebanon

Dr. Lilian Ghandour | Sawt Al Mada​

March 27, 2020


The national committee on pregnancy and coronavirus and the latter's effect on pregnant women

Dr. Faysal El Kak | Tele Liban

March 26, 2020

​​COVID-19, pregnancy and awarness on the virus​

Dr. Faysal El Kak | LBCI​

March 26, 2020

​Coronavirus infection and effects on pregnancy​

Dr. Faysal El Kak | Radio Liban​

​​March 25, 2020

​"Coronavirus roundup: Calls for state of emergency unjustified, existing measures must be respected"​

Dr. ​Salim Adib | The Daily Star

​March 25, 2020

What we know about the effects of coronavirus on pregnant women and their babies

Dr. Faysal El Kak | Voice of Lebanon​

March 24, 2020​

​Myths vs Facts on coronavirus: sanitization​

Dr. Jihad Makhoul | Radio Liban

March 23, 2020

"Blessing in disguise? The Middle East hopes for its young population in the fight against the coronavirus"

(English version)

Dr. Salim Adib | Neue Zürcher Zeitung​

March 22, 2020

COVID-19 data interpretation

Dr. Lilian Ghandour | LBCI News

March 21, 2020

Coronavirus in the Arab region

Dr. Salim Adib | Al Hadath

March 19, 2020

​"La Syrie, trou noir de l’épidémie de coronavirus"​

Dr. Samer Jabbour | Le Monde

March 18, 2020

Pregnancy and COVID-19​

Dr. Faysal El Kak | Malek Maktabi

March 17, 2020

​Lebanon's response to COVID-19 pandemic​

Dr. Fadi El Jardali and Dr. Nada Melhem | LBCI​, Vision 2030​

March 16, 2020

​"Coronavirus and pregnancy: here's what to know"

Dr. Faysal El Kak | Annahar

March 16, 2020

​​Coronavirus risk for pregnant women and babies​

Dr. Faysal El Kak | Annahar Newspaper

​March 15, 2020


​​About COVID19​

Dr. Tamar Kabakian | OTV

March 15, 2020​

​"Lebanon struggles to cope with COVID-19 amid financial crisis"​

Dr. Salim Adib | Al-Monitor

​March 14, 2020

​"Au fil des jours, une immunité collective se formera"​

Dr. Salim Adib | L'Orient Le Jour​

March 13, 2020

​"Government response to virus draws criticism"

Dr. Fadi El-Jardali | The Daily Star

March 12, 2020​

​"Why Lebanon is being hit with travel bans as coronavirus is ‘under control’"

Dr. Salim Adib | The National

March 11, 2020

​"'Now we have corona': Cash-strapped Lebanon navigates new crisis"​

Dr. Nada Melhem | Reuters

March 5, 2020​​

​"Lebanon unprepared for large coronavirus outbreak"​

Dr. Fadi El-Jardali | The Daily Star

​February 28, 2020

​"​Cash-Strapped Lebanon Is​​n’t Ready for the Coronavirus"​

Dr. Fadi El-Jardali and Dr. Salim Adib | Foreign Policy

February 28, 2020

​"Le coronavirus n’est pas encore une pandémie, mais a le potentiel de le devenir"​

Dr. Nada Melhem | L'Orient Le Jour

February 27, 2020

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​Jad Merhi

Communication Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences


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