BY Welela Tereffe, M.D.

Before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, my personal life involved a lot of socializing. I’d travel at least twice a month — sometimes for work, but usually for pleasure. I’d visit with family members who live around the country, and go out to eat with friends at least a couple of nights a week here in Houston.

I'm also a huge fan of the theater, and I spent a lot of time in our parks and other public spaces. Like many other...

MD Anderson Chief Medical Officer Welela Tereffe, M.D., wears a mask