YSPH in the Media - Selected Links
If college campuses want to remain open this fall, it may take frequent screening of college students, according to a modeling study published Friday in the journal JAMA Network Open.
- August 03, 2020Source: CNN
A new study says all students should undergo a rapid, inexpensive Covid test every two or three days and follow safety precautions like wearing masks and maintaining social distancing for colleges to safely reopen.
- August 03, 2020Source: Inside Higher Ed
A new modeling study published Friday by researchers at Harvard and Yale Universities concluded that a safe way to bring college students back to campus this fall would be to test them for COVID-19 every two days.
- August 03, 2020Source: Science
Diagnostics experts, public health officials, and epidemiologists are calling for a radical shift in COVID-19 testing strategy.
- August 03, 2020Source: Fox News
A modeling study led by the Yale School of Public Health shows college students can safely return to campus if tested every two days.
- August 02, 2020Source: Al Arabiya
The CDC is now recommending that isolation for COVID-19 patients can “generally be discontinued 10 days after symptoms onset” without a negative test.
- August 02, 2020Source: WBEZ-Chicago
Experts say painless mouth and shallow nose swabs can be nearly as good as — or possibly better than — nasopharyngeal samples for detecting COVID-19.
- August 02, 2020Source: The Boston Globe
Local health leaders say it is critical Massachusetts improve its disease tracking methods before fall.
- August 02, 2020Source: USA Today
“We’re going to need to have some investments in our schools … we teachers can’t do it all by ourselves,” said Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund during a discussion of reopening Rhode Island schools.
- July 31, 2020Source: Forbes
A study published July 31 says that college students living on campus can be kept safe from contracting the coronavirus if they are tested every two days for Covid-19. The study pegs the cost at $470 per student per semester.