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COVID-19 and Health Equity—A New Kind of “Herd Immunity”

David R. Williams recently co-authored “COVID-19 and Health Equity—A New Kind of “Herd Immunity” in the Journal of the American Medical Association. He writes that “COVID-19 is a magnifying glass that has highlighted the larger pandemic of racial/ethnic…

Measuring the resilience of nursing homes facing COVID-19

Why are nursing home populations so vulnerable, and what can be done to address these vulnerabilities for current and future COVID-19 waves? Mental and physical health Policy and protocol Infection and infection control Faculty Michael Barnett, Yonatan Grad…

U.S. County-Level Characteristics to Inform Equitable COVID-19 Response

How biological, demographic, and socioeconomic factors are likely to determine an individual's susceptibility to COVID-19. Infection and infection control Global impact and response Faculty Caroline Buckee, Satchit Balsari Summary The spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) across the…

Age as a COVID-19 Risk Factor

What role does age play in COVID-19 severity and mortality? Mental and physical health Infection and infection control Faculty Jin-Ah Park, Phyllis Kanki Summary To develop effective and safe therapeutic treatments for SARS-CoV-2 infection, understanding the pathogenesis of…

Implications of the Age Profile of the Novel Coronavirus

What role do children play in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2? Mental and physical health Infection and infection control Faculty Michael Mina, William Hanage, Summary The role of children in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 remains unclear, and existing data…