SCITECH: COVID19
Select Yale community members now eligible to receive Pfizer booster shot

On Sept. 27, in a university-wide email, CEO of Yale Health Paul Genecin announced that Yale community members aged 65 and older or at increased […]

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COVID-19 patient volume at YNHHS down by 45 percent over last two weeks

As the Yale New Haven Health System continues to monitor breakthrough infections, noting low infection rates among the vaccinated, it has also seen a significant decrease in COVID-19 patients.

First randomized trial on masking affirms efficacy, Yale study says

The effectiveness of masks in preventing COVID-19 has been supported by the results of a 300,000-person randomized trial in Bangladesh led by two School of Management researchers.

Yale study examines effect of COVID-19 antibodies

Scientists at the Yale School of Medicine conducted a study to investigate the effect of T-cells and B-cells in adaptive immunity and what that could mean for future treatments against COVID-19.

Low incidence of breakthrough infections at YNHHS highlights importance of COVID-19 vaccines

In a Thursday press conference, Yale New Haven Health system officials explained that approximately six percent of patients who test positive for COVID-19 and are symptomatic are fully vaccinated.

YSPH study examines high COVID-19 repeat positive test rates in nursing homes

A Yale School of Public Health study conducted in collaboration with the state found that some nursing home residents experienced repeat positive COVID-19 tests.

Researchers at the medical school image live COVID-19 infection in mice

Scientists at the medical school used microscopic technology to image COVID-19 infection in mice, which will hopefully aid in developing treatments.

YSPH study finds COVID-19 vaccine rollout has saved 279,000 lives

Researchers used modeling techniques to estimate the number of lives saved and hospitalizations prevented due to the U.S. vaccine rollout compared to the result if no vaccines had been administered.

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Yale experts weigh in on challenges in achieving global vaccine equity

Public health researchers shared their thoughts on the equity of global vaccine distribution at a June event hosted by the School of Medicine.

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Yale study: COVID-19 vaccine distribution at dollar stores could improve equity

Yale researchers found that including dollar stores in the U.S. vaccine distribution process would aid in the country’s efforts to reach marginalized populations.

Yale researchers investigate severe COVID-related condition in children

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome is a serious, yet puzzling, disease that can present in children weeks after they have been infected with COVID-19. To better understand the mechanisms that underlie it, scientists in the Lucas Lab have immunologically profiled the condition.

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