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How governments around the world responded to COVID-19

Northwestern University professor Galya Ben-Arieh led a project examining global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The team found that governments in various countries often bypassed privacy issues and health care provisions.

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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 ...


Tracking the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia using genomics

Using genome sequencing to identify genetic mutations in SARS-CoV-2 cases in Victoria, researchers have identified clusters and transmission networks which has helped limit the spread of the virus, painting an important picture ...

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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 ...

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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, ...


Lab developing a COVID-19 vaccine aimed at reaching billions

After cities shut down and citizens were urged to stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19, scientists in major cities like Boston were suddenly far removed from their labs. At MIT, on-campus research was ramped down, reduced ...

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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 ...

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Connecting socially across generations is more important than ever

Collective disruption to our schools, work, and play, along with a heightened awareness of what it means to worry about our close ties with others, add up to fuel for sparking a movement. Just a few days ago, most high school ...

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