More about the YSPH Covid-19 Pandemic Response
Positive TV messaging about coronavirus safety protocols and vaccines in both scripted and unscripted series can help save lives by persuading ambivalent and resistant viewers to follow recommended public health guidelines, according to a virtual panel discussion presented by USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center’s Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the WGAE and WGAW, on Wednesday.
- December 22, 2020
Southwestern Connecticut was the site of one of the first major coronavirus outbreaks in the United States. In an effort to keep the virus under control, decisions had to be made at record speed — from closing less-needed clinics to transferring specialists to where they were more needed.
- December 14, 2020
Up to now, a 14-day quarantine has been the conventional standard for stopping COVID-19 transmission in its tracks. In a new study from Yale School of Public Health that has been published in pre-print, researchers suggest a week-long waiting period could prove just as effective.
- November 24, 2020
In response to the devastating public health threat presented by COVID-19, the Yale School of Public Health has created a Rapid Response Fund. The fund provides immediate financial support to world-class researchers working on the pandemic’s front lines.
- November 20, 2020Source: YaleNews
Factors related to manufacturing, distribution, public acceptance, and the severity of the pandemic will contribute more to the success of a potential COVID-19 vaccination program than the efficacy of the vaccine itself, finds a new study conducted by the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH).
- November 20, 2020
Isolated, lonely and fearful, many older Americans living in long-term care facilities have struggled during the coronavirus pandemic — especially when in-person visits from loved ones are not allowed.
- November 20, 2020
With Yale College students approaching the start of a new semester, the Yale School of Public Health is involved in nearly every step of making their return to campus as safe as possible.
- November 19, 2020
A free health clinic run by Yale students is helping vulnerable New Haven residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- November 11, 2020
A new Yale School of Public Health study suggests that the coronavirus pandemic has taken an extreme psychological toll on health care workers across the country — and for many the effects could be long lasting.
- October 28, 2020
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Yale and Columbia universities today unveiled an interactive map that guides policy makers and the public in deploying health care workers to communities most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.