A Pregnancy Ended by COVID-19 Informs New Understanding and Protocols
As a result of this study and others, Dr. Lipkind said, every pregnant woman who comes to Yale’s labor and delivery units is tested for COVID-19, regardless of whether they are symptomatic, for the protection of both pregnant women and healthcare providers.Source: YaleNews
Yale Partners With Connecticut Department of Education to Launch Instructional COVID-19 Website
A group of volunteers from Yale School of Medicine and educators across the state have come together in a collaboration to create COV-Ed, an online resource tool for educators and students to learn about the challenges of the pandemic.
Lack of COVID-19 Resources Putting Millions at Risk in Somalia Settlement Camps
A lack of access to screening services and important information about COVID-19 — including ways the highly-infectious virus can be transmitted ¬— could be putting millions of internally displaced people in Somali settlement camps at risk, according to new research by the Yale School of Public Health and The Hagarla Institute.
Children ages 3 and up will soon be required to wear face masks in CT child care programs
In an effort to keep COVID-19 from spreading, the Connecticut Office Of Early Childhood is requiring children ages 3 and up to wear a face mask while in child care programs. The mask mandate is part of a state order, and will go into effect on Sept. 21, 2020.Source: WTNH
Yale Researchers to Lead $52M Investigation Into Cause, Effect of Schizophrenia in Some High-risk Adolescents
Researchers with the Yale Department of Psychiatry will lead an international investigation to better understand the cause and effect of schizophrenia in some high-risk adolescents and young adults.
COVID-19 and The Criminal Justice System
Outbreaks of any disease, including COVID-19, within correctional systems have substantial public health repercussions, affecting not only those incarcerated but also those who work in facilities and, by extension, both the communities in which jails and prisons sit and the communities to which released individuals return.Source: Story Map on ArcGIS
Meet Yale Internal Medicine: Deborah Proctor, MD, professor of medicine (digestive diseases) and medical director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program
As part of our “Meet Yale Internal Medicine” series, today’s feature is on Deborah Proctor, MD, professor of medicine (digestive diseases) and medical director of the Yale Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program.
Smilow Shares Greenwich to Host Virtual Session on "Promising Progress on Prostate Cancer Detection and Treatment"
Join Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Greenwich for a virtual Smilow Shares Greenwich program session, "Promising Progress on Prostate Cancer Detection and Treatment," on Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 pm. Michael Leapman, MD, Clinical Program Leader, Prostate & Urologic Cancers Program at Yale Cancer Center (YCC), Bruce McGibbon, MD, Greenwich Hospital Radiation Oncology and Daniel Petrylak, MD, Professor Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Urology at YCC, will be presenting important information about this potentially deadly disease.
I'm Working on a COVID-19 Vaccine
From April, I led clinical trials on Remdesivir, a therapeutic drug that was granted emergency approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of COVID-19, and since August 26 I have been running trials of a vaccine for COVID-19 prevention at Yale New Haven Hospital.Source: Newsweek
New YSPH Report Raises Concerns About Climate Change and Health in Connecticut
The Yale School of Public Health’s Center on Climate Change and Health released a new report today on changing conditions in Connecticut that, left untreated, could have serious long-term health consequences for the state’s nearly 3.5 millions residents.