On January 20, 2020, the first known case of covid-19 in the U.S. was reported—a man in his 30s who had traveled back to Washington State from Wuhan, China, where the first cases of the novel viral disease had been discovered in December 2019. Nearly everyone failed to predict the full scale of the devastation […]
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With so much unnecessary death in 2020, it’s surprising that in many countries, at least according to preliminary numbers, there was one significant group that actually saw its death rates fall: children.Li Liu is quoted.
“We can use this pandemic as a galvanising force for change. [I would like to see a universal healthcare act in the U.S.] to prevent a lot of the worst healthcare outcomes that come from inequality but also to minimise the economic, social and health inequality in the first place. The conditions of possibility are […]
NatureWhat’s your risk of catching COVID? These tools help you to find outA look at apps that predict the chance of infection and illness depending on what you’re doing and where you are.Nilanjan Chatterjee, project-lead, is mentioned.
ProPublica How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men?“They were pillars of their communities and families, and they are not replaceable. To understand why COVID-19 killed so many young Black men, you need to know the legend of John Henry.”Roland Thorpe is quoted.
Individuals can use the online calculator to estimate their risk of dying from COVID-19 if they become infected with the coronavirus.Nilanjan Chatterjee is quoted by Health Leaders.
Dr. Alison Gemmill, Assistant Professor, PFRH, will give a talk “The coming COVID-19 baby bust: What can we learn from recent declines in US fertility?”
U.S. News & World ReportA ‘Dangerous Moment’ as End of Eviction Ban LoomsAs the end of 2020 approaches, so, too, does the expiration of a national ban on evictions, prompting proponents to warn that leaving people without such a safety net will only exacerbate the rise in coronavirus infections, particularly among low-income people and communities […]
Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: For highly influential contributions to development and application of causal inference methods, for excellence in teaching and mentoring, and for distinguished professional leadership in statistics.
Financial problems may be an early warning of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Those with dementia were more likely to have missed bill payments up to six years before being diagnosed. They were also more likely to have subprime credit ratings up to two and a […]