Interstate Transmission of COVID-19 Is Now Most Urgent Threat
Interstate transmission of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is now a much greater public health threat in the United States than cases coming into the country via international travel, a new study led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds.
Kids and COVID-19: What Parents Should Know
By now, we know Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. While the situation is swiftly evolving, and experts are learning more daily, concerns about the younger population may be weighing on parents’ minds.
What Connecticut Workers Need to Know About COVID-19
Thousands of workers in Connecticut have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses have been ordered to temporarily close or limit their hours to help curtail virus spread. Some workers have grown ill themselves. While others have become caregivers for infected family members and teachers for their children whose schools have closed. For far too many, a dramatic change in weekly income can mean the difference between making ends meet and not being able to, putting a family’s health at even greater risk.
Agile Analytics & Operational Intelligence for COVID-19
The global outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) has been filled with uncertainty. Who is most at risk? Which symptoms are most common? What treatments are effective? The incredibly varied presentation, from asymptomatic patients to mortality further complicates assessing the true scope of infection and drives further uncertainty in how to respond to and manage the pandemic. Rapid turnaround in research from China and other locations with some of the first cases has provided invaluable information to guide the next stage of research and treatment. However, as large-scale clinical trials are difficult to deploy rapidly, much of the next wave will rely on real-world data (RWD) and observational studies paired with basic and translational research to guide the response to and management of COVID-19.
From Dentists to Playdates—Tips on Social Distancing During Coronavirus Crisis
Millions of people across the country are hunkering down in their homes in response to social distancing mandates designed to reduce spread of the novel coronavirus. Federal and state authorities are advising people to avoid large gatherings and to keep a minimum distance of six feet of space when interacting with others. But such broad guidelines leave a lot of room for interpretation when it comes to practical applications. To help people navigate through this extraordinary time, Yale School of Public Health experts are sharing their insights on some of the more common questions that are popping up.
The Ins and Outs of COVID-19 Testing. Who is being tested? What are tests looking for? When might we have a vaccine?
Now that the new coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 has established a foothold in the United States, many communities are ramping up testing for infection. Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor Amy Bei helps explain the testing and how officials are using the tests to monitor the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.
Yale Experts Address Latest Coronavirus Developments in Virtual Town Hall Video
A 90-minute video—Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic—featuring eight experts from Yale and the city of New Haven was released today (March 19) to inform the public and policymakers on the latest developments in the global public health emergency.
Yale Virtual Town Hall to Address the Latest on Pandemic: Email Q's Thru 4:30 pm on 3/18
A panel of seven experts from Yale and the City of New Haven will meet in a virtual town hall Wednesday (March 18) to inform the public and policymakers on the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic.