More about the YSPH Covid-19 Pandemic Response
Experts share how they're approaching COVID-19 prevention right now.
- March 20, 2023Source: Clinical Advisor
Weekly screenings for COVID-19 using at-home saliva tests were feasible and may mitigate outbreaks among children in childcare environments, according to new research by the Yale School of Nursing and Public Health.
- March 18, 2023Source: The Washington Post
Americans infected with the coronavirus’s omicron variant are less likely to develop symptoms typical of long covid than those who had covid-19 earlier in the pandemic, according to the largest-ever study of who is most vulnerable to being sickened — or debilitated — by the virus’s lingering effects.
- March 16, 2023Source: Web MD
While the exact number of people who have remained uninfected isn’t known with certainty, a review of comprehensive serologic data shows about 15% of Americans may not have gotten infected with COVID.
- March 11, 2023Source: NBC News
Do a lucky few have a kind of biological armor against infection? Scientists are just beginning to unlock the mystery of the true Covid dodgers.
- February 10, 2023Source: Yale News
As the third anniversary of the pandemic approaches, Abbe R. Gluck and Marcella Nunez-Smith reflect on the roles of a lifetime — creating a national response.
- February 07, 2023Source: NBC Today
It's officially stomach flu season in the United States. Right now, outbreaks of norovirus are on the rise in the 14 states that report data to the CDC’s NoroSTAT program.
- February 02, 2023Source: Associated Press
An Associated Press review of a claim that Pfizer acknowledged in a statement that it conducted “gain of function” research as part of its development of a vaccine and a separate medical treatment for COVID-19 found the claim is false.
- January 30, 2023Source: The Washington Post
World leaders in November launched a new global Pandemic Fund housed at the World Bank to break the historic pattern of “panic and neglect” regarding global disease outbreaks. The fund was crafted with good intentions and has enormous potential. But that’s far from sufficient to guarantee success.
- January 26, 2023
Dr. Jeffrey Townsend discusses an FDA advisory panel’s recommendation to ‘harmonize’ future COVID-19 vaccines and possibly distribute a single annual dose of vaccine, similar to the flu shot.