Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New model predicts the peaks of the COVID-19 pandemic

As of late May, COVID-19 has killed more than 325,000 people around the world. Even though the worst seems to be over for countries like China and South Korea, public health experts warn that cases and fatalities will continue ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers devise new model to track COVID-19's spread

Yale University researchers and colleagues in Hong Kong and China have developed an approach for rapidly tracking population flows that could help policymakers worldwide more effectively assess risk of disease spread and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reporting tool aims to balance hospitals' COVID-19 load

As cases of COVID-19 continue to climb in parts of the United States, the number of people seeking treatment is threatening to overwhelm many hospitals, forcing some facilities to ration their care and reserve ventilators, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus modeling, impact on India's pandemic response

Bhramar Mukherjee, a professor and chair of biostatistics at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, leads a team of researchers that, as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded around the world, used standard epidemiologic ...

Addiction

Youth exposure to tobacco outlets and cigarette smoking

A new study led by researchers at the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation explores these questions using real time data from 100 youth participants from 16-20 years old to assess ...

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