GHI’s Christopher Olsen answers questions about dog parks and COVID-19 safety.
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Madison Hospitals, Public Health Concerned About Possible ‘Twindemic’
“We’re terrified of the possibility of a twindemic, as we call it, as travel picks up again and as we see loosening of restrictions around the country,” said Dr. James Conway, UW Health pediatrician and GHI Associate Director of Health Sciences.
Investigating the link between ‘COVID toes’ and the virus
GHI Associate Director James Conway joins team investigating “COVID-toes.”
Mass freshwater mussel die-offs linked to new virus
Until now, no one has been able to pin down why the world’s wild, freshwater mussels—often unnoticed and underappreciated engineers of stream and river health—are facing massive, unexpected die-offs. In a paper published today (September …
Flu shots urged to avoid ‘twindemic’ during COVID-19 pandemic
“We’re terrified of a ‘twindemic,” says GHI Associate Director James Conway.
Madison hospitals, public health concerned about possible ‘twindemic’
GHI Associate Director James Conway urges flu shots to avoid outbreaks during COVID-19 pandemic.
What experts say about how to interpret COVID-19 data like positive cases, deaths and hospitalizations — and what to avoid
Ajay Sethi is a member of the GHI Advisory Committee.
Pandemic preparedness and response under a different president
Written by John E. Lange, a member of the GHI Board of Visitors.
New GHI Planetary Health Scholar helping to organize PPE production, COVID response in developing countries
Rebecca Alcock is an incoming PhD student in industrial and systems engineering as well as a GHI Planetary Health Scholar.
A triple threat
When the CARES Act expired July 25, so did protections for many renters. While state regulators have extended a moratorium on utility shut-offs until September, eviction notices can now be filed and evictions can begin starting Aug. …
Human Activity Contributes to Apparent Increase in Diseases from Animals
GHI Advisory Committee Member Tony Goldberg discusses with Spectrum News 1.
COVID questions: Dog parks, work from home, future of cities
Your questions about COVID-19 answered by UW-Madison experts.
Coronavirus: Pandemic Causes Kids To Miss Vaccinations
According to the CDC, children across the nation have fallen behind on routine vaccinations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. GHI Director James Conway informs us about steps the health community is taking to get ahead of the issue before students return to school in the fall.
Hamsters develop protective immunity to COVID-19 and are protected by convalescent sera
The new study is led by Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a GHI Advisory Committee member.
What if all viruses disappeared?
“If all viruses suddenly disappeared, the world would be a wonderful place for about a day and a half, and then we’d all die – that’s the bottom line,” says Tony Goldberg, GHI Advisory Committee member. “All the essential things they do in the world far outweigh the bad things.”
A coalition of scientists takes on COVID-19 – with data
GHI Director Jonathan Patz has been part of the data group.
How humanity has unleashed a flood of zoonotic diseases
“If this isn’t the wake-up call, nothing is going to be,” says Tony Goldberg, a professor of epidemiology at UW and a GHI Advisor Committee member.
Emerging infectious diseases on the rise
Mary Wilson, M.D., a GHI Board of Visitors member, sees more diseases arising because of changes in the landscape and human populations.
Schauer leads COVID-19 testing efforts at hygiene lab
Jamie Schauer is a member of the GHI Advisory Committee.
Beware This COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Study’ From an 80s Teen Tech Titan and a Carnivorous Plant Smuggler
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway and GHI Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi are quoted in the Daily Beast.