Pediatrics

Machine learning models identify kids at risk of lead poisoning

Machine learning can help public health officials identify children most at risk of lead poisoning, enabling them to concentrate their limited resources on preventing poisonings rather than remediating homes only after a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A lottery for ventilators

As cases of COVID-19 rise around the world, there has been a surge in the hospitalization of COVID-19 patients in the United States, India and Brazil. Many are concerned by the ability of the healthcare systems to cope under ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A quick pivot turns an infectious disease class into timely education

Biologist David Roos studied influenza as a grad student, and he typically kicks off his advanced course on infectious disease biology with a focus on that virus. That's how he began this semester, too, with plans to also ...

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