A handful of recent studies suggest that the coronavirus vaccines developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna not only prevent people who are exposed to the virus from contracting Covid-19, but also prevent them from spreading the virus to others—and some experts say public health messaging should start reflecting that benefit.
- February 23, 2021Source: Vox
For more than two months now, the US has been vaccinating its population with two Covid-19 vaccines — one by Pfizer/BioNTech, the other by Moderna — that are highly effective at preventing illness, hospitalization, and death.
- February 19, 2021Source: Nature
Controlling the pandemic will require shots that prevent viral spread, but that feature is difficult to measure.
- January 25, 2021
Amid a global effort to bring vaccines to the public, Yale School of Public Health researchers and their colleagues around the university are hard at work to speed up the process.
- December 17, 2020Source: Today
This week health care workers across the United States proudly bared their arms to be the first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Yet, misinformation about coronavirus vaccines started circulating even before any vaccine had been approved. While the experts say that some side effects from vaccines can happen, these myths are simply not true.
- October 08, 2020
A team of epidemiologists at the Yale School of Public Health and the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health have created a series of models that show in real-time the latest COVID-19 levels county by county throughout the United States.
- October 05, 2020Source: Economic Times
WASHINGTON — For months, Joe Biden has gone to great lengths to model responsible behavior in the coronavirus era. He wears masks in public. He does not hold crowded rallies. When he gives speeches, reporters sit at a distance from one another, with white circles on the ground to mark their turf.
- August 17, 2020Source: New York Times
In what may be the world’s most important math puzzle, researchers are trying to figure out how many people in a community must be immune before the coronavirus fades.
- July 31, 2020Source: The Atlantic
Other potential solutions exist to fully reopening schools—but implementing them would require substantially more time, money, and imagination.
- July 31, 2020Source: CT Post
Will they get a COVID vaccine? Three CT health experts weigh in