YSM’s clinical, scientific, and educational efforts all overcame major challenges.
- February 26, 2021Source: New York Times
When many students in the United States go back to in-person learning this fall, parents and school administrators may have to contend with an unexpected infectious disease problem: more colds than usual. ....Because we’ve never been in a situation quite like this before, nobody knows for sure what will happen in the fall. “This year created a whole cohort of kids that have had really unusual exposures compared to what’s normal,” Dr. Foxman said.
- February 26, 2021Source: WTNH
Dr. Thomas Murray, Yale Medicine Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, who is Associate Director of Infection Control at Yale New Haven Health, discusses Connecticut schools reopening.
- January 22, 2021
A viral mystery: Does one infection prevent another? A potential clue to fighting a future pandemic.Source: The Boston Globe
After studying the H1N1 flu, Ellen Foxman, an immunologist at the Yale School of Medicine, and colleagues released a paper in October suggesting that once the innate immune system is activated by one pathogen, the body can repel another invader.
- January 12, 2021
Coronavirus shutdowns have quashed nearly all other common viruses. But scientists say a rebound is coming.Source: The Washington Post
Veteran virus trackers say they are chronicling something never before seen — the suppression of virtually every common respiratory and gastrointestinal virus besides the novel coronavirus. They theorize that is largely due to global shutdowns, mask-wearing and a host of other health protocols aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus.
- January 11, 2021Source: WNPR
Dr. Ellen Foxman speaks on Connecticut Public Radio on the COVID 19 vaccine rollout
- December 17, 2020
Discoveries & Impact (December 2020)
- December 15, 2020Source: Nature
Measures meant to tame the coronavirus pandemic are quashing influenza and most other respiratory diseases, which could have wide-ranging implications.
- November 19, 2020
Yale researchers have helped identify the mechanisms behind a major cause of morbidity and mortality in COVID-19 patients.
- November 11, 2020
Discoveries & Impact (November 2020)