Researchers at Yale School of Public Health, GHLI Receive Funding from Gates Foundation for Global Projects
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Global Health Leadership Initiative, in collaboration with international peers, have received Grand Challenges Explorations grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for innovative research.
Child vaccinations drop during coronavirus pandemic, worrying health experts
Child vaccination rates have dropped in Connecticut and elsewhere as social distancing measures have been established during the COVID-19 pandemic. As states begin to reopen, local experts are mostly optimistic that the rates will rebound, but said there could be grim consequences if they don’t turn around.Source: CT Post
Opinion: Vaccines essential to saving lives
"I am a pediatrician and toxicologist writing in support of HB-5044, currently under consideration in the Connecticut General Assembly. The bill would allow only true medical exemptions for vaccines. I believe that this bill will help to ensure the health of children, and will save lives."Source: New Haven Register
Yale Cancer Center scientist urges widespread HPV vaccinations
It’s a two-shot vaccination that helps prevent six types of cancer. The vaccine prevents infection by the human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted infection, 95 percent of the time, said Linda Niccolai, a professor of epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health and an associate of the Yale Cancer Center.Source: New Haven Register
Yale Cancer Center Partners in Fight to Help Eliminate HPV-related Cancers
Yale Cancer Center joins the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) and its partner organizations to endorse a Call to Action for our nation to work together toward the elimination of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers.
Vaccine Is a Cost-effective Solution for Countries Burdened by Typhoid
Introducing a typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) into routine child vaccine schedules and conducting a catch-up campaign to vaccinate all children up to age 15 is a cost-effective solution for many low- to middle-income countries severely burdened by typhoid, a new study led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds.
Lawmakers hear testimony on proposal to end religious exemption to vaccination
Lawmakers looking to fast-track legislation that could make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children held an informational hearing Monday that drew hundreds of people skeptical about the safety and efficacy of vaccines.Source: The Hartford Courant