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Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) have detected a large unreported Zika outbreak that occurred in Cuba during 2017, a year after Zika outbreaks peaked throughout the Americas.
- August 16, 2019
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.