YSPH-led Study Identifies Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Strains Spreading in Moldova
Public health experts are getting a better picture of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Moldova, thanks to the efforts of a coalition of researchers from across the world led by scientists at the Yale School of Public Health.
How the global Pandemic Fund can live up to its great potential
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.Source: The Washington Post
How a checklist can help decolonize global health research
When institutions in the United States and other high-income countries embark on collaborations to improve health or the delivery of health care in low-income countries, they do it with the best of intentions. But intentions aren’t good enough. Projects conducted by trainees at schools of medicine, public health, and other health disciplines in high-income countries can often make the problems they set out to address worse.Source: STAT
How the monkeypox outbreak revealed the path for vanquishing viruses
After the disappointments and failures of the response to the coronavirus pandemic, the decline of monkeypox revealed the power of public health to quash disease threats when politics and science align, a community mobilizes to protect its own, and medical advancements are deployed expeditiously.Source: The Washington Post
Here’s what lies ahead for China after zero-Covid failed
China is beginning to lift its more stringent Covid-19 restrictions after nearly three years in isolation. But what could mark the end of its zero-Covid policy may be just the beginning of the country’s pandemic problems. CNBC speaks with Yale School of Public Health Associate Professor Xi Chen about the situation.Source: CNBC
Covid-19 vaccines have saved more than 3 million lives in US, study says, but the fight isn’t over
The Covid-19 vaccines have kept more than 18.5 million people in the US out of the hospital and saved more than 3.2 million lives, a new study says – and that estimate is most likely a conservative one, the researchers say.Source: CNN
Associate Professor Xi Chen discusses global health challenges of Alzheimer’s disease
In recognition of November as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, Yale School of Public Health Associate Professor Xi Chen, an affiliate of Yale’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, recently discussed the latest trends in Alzheimer’s disease research and treatment.