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(CNN) — As more people get Covid-19 vaccines, you may be wondering whether hearing live music in person again is safe.
- April 13, 2021
Data collected from 337 cities across 18 countries show that even slight increases in ambient carbon monoxide levels from automobiles and other sources are associated with increased mortality.
- April 10, 2021
In a new study led by Yale Cancer Center, researchers have advanced a tumor-targeting and cell penetrating antibody that can deliver payloads to stimulate an immune response to help treat melanoma.
- April 06, 2021Source: CNN
(CNN) — After a long year or more of sticking close to home, escaping to a stunning destination and a fancy hotel room may rank high on your to-do list.
- March 31, 2021Source: Verywell Health
With the onset of the pandemic, many Americans stopped or limited their use of public transportation in favor of different, more distanced modes of travel.1 Now, as more and more people get vaccinated every day, a safe return to public transportation might be more feasible than we realize.
- March 11, 2021
Discoveries & Impact (March 2021)
- March 09, 2021Source: Yale COVID Mapping Initiative
Nearly all Connecticut schools closed after the onset of COVID-19 in the spring of 2020. But starting this past fall, state policy makers and school officials have been increasingly focused on getting as many students physically back into the classroom as possible, citing benefits to student education, mental health, and socialization. Keeping students in schools safely depends upon the levels of transmission found within individual schools and in the broader community. In Connecticut, individual school districts have made autonomous decisions about their learning models, often changing weekly to an in-person, hybrid or remote model in response to local conditions. State officials have characterized in-school outbreaks as rare, despite the numbers and patterns of reported cases. The independence of Connecticut public school districts has also produced inequitable access to the facilities and services needed to safely return to school during a pandemic.
- March 08, 2021
During her 27 years of active duty in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Dr. Katherine Ciacco Palatianos has seen a steady increase in women and people of color working at all levels of public health across the United States.
- March 04, 2021Source: Conde Nast Traveler
With President Joe Biden announcing Tuesday that the U.S. will have enough vaccine doses “for every adult in America by the end of May,” the end of the pandemic feels nearer than ever. But just because the U.S. has taken a giant step toward herd immunity doesn’t mean it’s time to relax. “We cannot let our guard down now or assure that victory is inevitable,” the president added. “We can’t assume that.”
- March 04, 2021
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra has recognized the Yale School of Public Health with its Excellence in Innovation award for helping arts venues during the COVID-19 pandemic.