Rising Stars of Infectious Diseases, Part 4. Marwan Marwan Mikheal Azar, MD
- March 07, 2022Source: Bloomberg
NYC, Austin among districts leaving choice to families. Children may face peer pressure along with the virus itself.
- December 15, 2021Source: People
One of the most promising tools to help reach the finish line (once you're fully vaccinated) is a booster shot.
- November 22, 2021Source: Yale Medicine
The outlook is much brighter this season, but taking precautions is still advised.
- July 16, 2021Source: News 8 WTNH
(WTNH) — In today’s health headlines, the COVID-19 positivity rate is back above 1% for the first time since June; a booster shot for immunocompromised patients; and common questions about the coronavirus.
- May 20, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
“There is nothing magically ‘safe’ about May 20, and very little difference in epidemiologic risk between May 19 and May 21," says Jaimie Meyer, MD, MS, a Yale Medicine infectious disease specialist. Only a public health approach that is data-driven will dictate a slow and measured reopening.”
- May 14, 2018Source: Infectious Disease Advisor
The number of US women involved in the criminal justice systems (ICJS) has ballooned since 1970.
- July 27, 2015Source: AJPH Talks
Authors Jaimie P. Meyer, Javier Cepeda, Faye S. Taxman, and Frederick L. Altice explore the ways in which incarceration affects HIV treatment in their new article “Sex-Related Disparities in Criminal Justice and HIV Treatment Outcomes: A Retrospective Cohort Study of HIV-Infected Inmates”. This project studied inmates' patterns of adherence to antiretroviral therapies (ART) prior to incarceration, during the course of incarceration, and after release. Dr. Jaimie Meyer explains more in a video abstract
- May 21, 2015Source: Boston Globe
As the inmate population ages, ‘compassionate release’ programs and jail hospice become crucial
- May 12, 2015Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Women who are infected with HIV and are transitioning back to communities after serving jail time are less likely than their male counterparts to have a regular HIV care provider, to take and regularly adhere to an HIV medication regimen, and to have suppression of the virus, a NIDA-sponsored study reports.