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A Collaborative Covid Roadmap Report

Getting to and Sustaining the Next Normal – A Roadmap for Living with COVID is a report developed through the collaborative efforts of to offer our nation guidance to and development of a roadmap for moving forward on a sustainable path living with Covid. Based on the principle that eliminating Covid is not a realistic goal, the organization’s mission is to educate our nation on mitigating its effects and preparing for variants as we build towards the next normal.

This published report is a comprehensive look at where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. This collaborative effort is the work of many of the world’s best epidemiologists, pharmacologists, virologists, immunologists, and policy experts, including notable contributions from two Yale University faculty members.

Howard Forman, MD, MBA Professor of Public Health, Radiology, Management & Economics at Yale University — has developed health and health care management and leadership programs at Yale and Yale New Haven Hospital. During the pandemic, he has been an advocate for data transparency and workforce wellness initiatives.

Akiko Iwasaki, PhD Sterling Professor of Immunobiology, Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale School of Medicine — is an immunologist with expertise in immune protection and pathogenesis following viral infections at the mucosal surfaces. She leads multiple studies to interrogate the pathobiology of long COVID, both in patients and by developing animal models.