More about the YSPH Covid-19 Pandemic Response
Despite sweeping lockdowns, coronavirus case numbers continue to rise in cities across China. Frustrated citizens are taking big risks to protest the draconian measures.
- November 24, 2022Source: Forbes
The hashtags #MaskUp and #BringBackMasks have been trending on Twitter with health professionals, scientists, and others urging everyone to wear face masks.
- November 15, 2022Source: CNN
Higher Covid-19 vaccination rates among US children could prevent thousands of pediatric hospitalizations and millions of missed school days, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Commonwealth Fund and the Yale School of Public Health.
- November 14, 2022Source: The Wall Street Journal
U.S. health authorities have authorized new Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, modified to better target recent versions of the Omicron variant as well as the ancestral strain of the coronavirus.
- November 09, 2022Source: Healio
Physicians overwhelmingly favor making telehealth a permanent part of their practice for opioid use disorder treatment, according to a recent survey.
- November 04, 2022Source: The New York Times
The “nightmare variant” is not as bad as it sounds.
- November 03, 2022
A team of Yale researchers has found that Republican voters in two U.S. states had more excess deaths than Democratic voters after vaccines for COVID-19 became widely available to counter the disease. The discrepancy didn’t exist prior to the vaccines.
- November 01, 2022Source: NYU Langone Health
Infection with the pandemic virus, SARS-CoV-2, can reduce the number of bacterial species in a patient’s gut, with the lesser diversity creating space for dangerous microbes to thrive, a new study finds.
- November 01, 2022
ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) is a highly disabling, severe condition that has been largely overlooked and even questioned as an illness by physicians and biomedical researchers for decades. But now, scientists including Yale's Akiko Iwasaki and Harlan Krumholz are finding parallels between post-infection long COVID and ME/CFS.
- October 26, 2022Source: Yale Daily News
As health minister and special advisor to the prime minister, Faisal Sultan was responsible for coordinating Pakistan’s response to the emerging pandemic. Two years later, Sultan visited the Yale School of Public Health to share lessons he learned from his experience.