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Getting on with life doesn’t have to mean throwing caution to the wind. Covid is still here, and case counts are on the rise in some communities. We all have to learn to live with covid.
- September 19, 2022Source: NBC TODAY
Flu season is approaching in the United States. Here's what you can expect this year — and when to get your flu vaccine to help you stay safe.
- September 19, 2022Source: McClatchy News Service
Since President Joe Biden’s declaration that the COVID-19 pandemic is done, a number of health experts are speaking out in response with some pointing to virus data.
- September 16, 2022Source: WBUR
Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, professor of epidemiology and director of the Pandemic Center at Brown University, and Dr. Albert Ko, professor of public health and professor of epidemiology and medicine at Yale University, explore how we should all go about living in a time of outbreaks, pandemics and other infectious threats.
- September 15, 2022
One of every six (15.73%) Ukrainian crop storage facilities, such as grain silos and elevators, has been damaged, destroyed, or controlled by Russia and its aligned forces since its invasion began on February 24, according to a new report released today by the Yale School of Public Health’s (YSPH) Humanitarian Research Lab (HRL), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
- September 13, 2022Source: Yale Daily News
The new bivalent covid booster may be the start of an annual schedule of vaccination. Yale experts spoke on the ramifications of this for the future of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.
- September 02, 2022
Dr. Michael Cappello, a professor of pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine and a board-certified infectious diseases clinician, has been appointed chair of the Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases (EMD) Department, effective September 1, 2022.
- September 01, 2022Source: The Washington Post
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Thursday that millions of eligible Americans, including those as young as 12, get an updated omicron-targeting booster shot to bolster defenses against serious illness and death during a potential fall or winter rise in covid-19 cases.
- August 26, 2022
At least 21 'filtration' sites identified in Russian-controlled territory, say Yale researchersSource: CNN
Researchers at Yale University say they have uncovered 21 "filtration" sites in the Russian-controlled territory of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
- August 25, 2022
Yale researchers identify 21 sites in Donetsk oblast, Ukraine used for civilian interrogation, processing, and detention
A new report by the Yale School of Public Health’s Humanitarian Research Lab (HRL), a partner in the U.S. Department of State-supported Conflict Observatory, maps the system of filtration facilities and logistics employed by Russia and Russia-aligned forces to process Ukrainian citizens, prisoners of war (POWs), and other people present in Donetsk oblast beginning as early as March 2022.