COVID-19: A Teachable Moment
For students and faculty at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), the COVID-19 pandemic is not only a global public health crisis, it is a teachable moment. Instructors at the school are using the outbreak as a real-time case study to teach students the important tools of public health, mathematical modeling, health policy and epidemiology.
Slum Health: Arresting COVID-19 & Improving Well-Being in Urban Informal Settlements
The informal settlements of the Global South are the least prepared for the pandemic of COVID-19 since basic needs such as water, toilets, sewers, drainage, waste collection, and secure and adequate housing already in short supply or non-existent.
Yale Experts Discuss "Caring While Keeping Safe" During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The scientists and clinicians at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and the Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) have performed herculean feats, and also faced daunting obstacles, as they work to tame the COVID-19 pandemic in Connecticut.
COVID-19 Right Now - 4.20.2020
Live from the Yale School of Public Health - Where the hope lies; where the worry is warranted and what to look out for. Features James Hamblin, MD, MPH, Lecturer, Health Policy and Management; and Gregg Gonsalves, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases.
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.
International Travel Controls Slowed, But Failed to Stop, Coronavirus
Travel bans, screenings and lockdown procedures were effective in slowing early global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), but these measures alone were inadequate to contain the epidemic, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.
Student Spotlight – Eduardo Encina
As an undergraduate biochemistry major Eduardo Encina was first exposed to public health on a service trip to Nicaragua. There, he accompanied a community health nurse to remote villages to collect data for an epidemiological study of young children’s BMI and nutrition. The realization that healthcare could be delivered outside of the clinic was a revelation to him.