Green Chemistry Is Vital to a Sustainable Future, YSPH Professor Says
Yale School of Public Health Professor Paul Anastas, widely regarded as “the father of green chemistry,” is one of several Yale scientists calling for a fundamental shift in chemical design and engineering to protect the planet—and its inhabitants—moving forward.
CDC Grants Give YSPH Students Valuable Public Health Experience
The Yale School of Public Health’s longstanding relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is providing students with valuable research and public health practice experience as they address chronic disease in New Haven and other Connecticut communities.
Experts Worry Quarantine Procedures May Actually Increase Infection Risk on Cruise Ship Docked in Japan with COVID-19
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases continues to increase on a quarantined cruise ship in Japan, public health experts are worried about the more than 3,400 passengers and crew members still on board the ship in what they say is an unprecedented situation.
Difficulties in Fighting Against the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia
New research based on more than 1000 coronavirus patients in China found that the incubation period for the novel coronavirus pneumonia can be as long as 24 days —10 days longer than what experts previously thought, and less than half of the patients showed fever symptoms when they first saw doctors.
Prevention vs. Overreaction: Finding Balance in Meeting Coronavirus Threat
From travel bans to makeshift quarantine camps, countries around the world are taking steps to try to stop the spread of a novel coronavirus that has sickened more than 43,000 people worldwide. Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor Xi Chen has been watching events closely and shares his thoughts about the fine line between prevention in a crisis and overreaction.
Thousands of Winter Essentials (Socks, Shoes and Coats) Readied for Those in Need
Students are working to spread the warmth for those in need this winter season. Students the Yale School of Public Health, School of Nursing and Yale College came together Sunday (February 3) to prepare more than 200 winter coats donated by Macy’s, 2,500 pairs of socks from Bombas, and almost 800 pairs of shoes donated by Soles4Souls.
In Coronavirus, China Weighs Benefits of Buffalo Horn and Other Remedies
As it races to treat patients infected with the new coronavirus, the Chinese government is seeing potential in a cocktail of antiviral drugs. It is also recommending the Peaceful Palace Bovine Pill, a traditional Chinese medicine made with the gallstone of cattle, buffalo horn, jasmine and pearl.