APPLIED EPIDEMIOLOGY IN THE NEWS
(Detroit Free Press)
(NY Times) Children’s hospitals around the country are seeing a surge in COVID-19 patients, including this 2-month-old baby in New Orleans.
Immunocompromised people make up nearly half of COVID-19 breakthrough hospitalizations. An extra vaccine dose may help.
Influenza’s Unprecedented Low Profile During COVID-19 Pandemic Leaves Experts Wondering What This Flu Season Has in Store
Characteristics and Outcomes of Women With COVID-19 Giving Birth at US Academic Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Former anti-vaxxer in Northern California urges vaccinations after entire family struck with COVID-19
(East Bay Times)
(NY Times) People who once rejected the vaccine or simply waited too long are now grappling with the consequences, often in raw, public ways.
(Michigan Health) “Wear a mask. Get vaccinated. Care about others that don’t have the privilege to not care about this virus. You could save someone’s life.” - Andrea Bell, Michigan Medicine patient
January 27, 2022 – CSTE and national partners released a statement that supports state, local, territorial, and tribal health departments in transitioning away from universal case investigation and contact tracing at this point in the COVID-19 pandemic to a more strategic approach of outbreak investigations and targeted case investigations. Read the media release.
Public Health in an Era of Endemic COVID-19 (JAMA, 2022-01-18)
A National Strategy for the “New Normal” of Life With COVID (JAMA, 2022-01-06)
The Pandemic Preparedness Program | Reimagining Public Health (JAMA, 2022-01-06)
Immunity to COVID-19 could last longer than you’d think (MPR News, 2021-08-30)
Persistent Vaccine Myths (KFF, 21-05-26)
Why Doctors and Nurses Can Be Vital Vaccine Messengers (KFF, 21-04-05)