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Creating masks, making hand sanitizer, raising money and engineering new technologies are some ways USC alumni are helping others during the pandemic. (Photos/Courtesy of Andrew and Diana Sedler, Amy Atmore and Thomas Won, clockwise from top left)

USC alumni join push to protect doctors, nurses and other health care heroes from COVID-19

Trojans across the world are stepping up in this time of need with 3D printing expertise, generous donations and countless acts of kindness in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Evelyn Gong, associate director of USC’s Shanghai office, and Di Wu of International Programs coordinated donations of 75,000 gloves from the USC Parents in China group. (Photo/Courtesy USC Verdugo Hills Hospital)

USC’s Chinese parents, alumni and friends rally behind Keck Medicine health care workers

From coast to coast and throughout China, an extended Trojan Family is gathering on apps like WeChat to leverage their contacts and collect much-needed supplies for USC’s medical professionals.

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Master’s-level interns at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work offer therapy online to more than a hundred patients each week. (Image/Courtesy of USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

They combat the stress and anxiety of hundreds of Californians — from their own homes

As the new coronavirus spreads across the world, the telehealth clinic at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work sees increased demand for counseling related to stress and anxiety.