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Severe birth defects caused by the Zika virus may be related to the kinds of antibodies infected mothers produce to fight the disease, a study by YSPH researchers and others shows.
- August 14, 2019
Study: Giving children an additional dose of rotavirus vaccine when they are nine months old would provide only a modest improvement in the vaccine’s effectiveness.
- August 08, 2019
YSPH Alum Katherine Walter writes about ebola and health equity.
- July 30, 2019
Leptospirosis—a potentially deadly bacterial disease — is far more prevalent in Puerto Rico than previously thought, a new study led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds.
- July 24, 2019
Saad B. Omer, director of the Yale Institute for Global Health and professor at Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Public Health; Cornelia Betsch, professor at the University of Erfurt, Psychology and Infectious Diseases Lab; and Julie Leask, professor in the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health
- July 18, 2019
Dr. Richard Bucala, newly appointed as the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine, Pathology, and Epidemiology and Public Health, studies immune system regulation with a focus on how protective responses can lead to immunopathology and disease.
- July 11, 2019
An emerging mosquito borne illness recently found in Connecticut — Jamestown Canyon Virus.
- July 08, 2019
A new study of toddlers exposed to the Zika virus during their mothers’ pregnancies found that nearly a third suffered developmental delays and other problems — even if they were born without the abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains often associated with the virus.
- July 03, 2019
Lizzie White shares her journey into public health.
- July 01, 2019
Recently the media was abuzz with talk of ‘Disease X,’ a mysterious illness that could spread across the world. And then...nothing happened. It turns out that people had misinterpreted the World Health Organization’s List of Blueprint priority diseases, which identifies the world’s most dangerous diseases in terms of potential for outbreaks or epidemics.