You are encouraged to share your perspectives on climate change strategies for the state with the Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change.
While experts underscore that wearing a mask is effective in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19, not all masks — or the materials with which they’re made — contain virus particles equally.
GHI Advisory Committee Member Tony Goldberg discusses with Spectrum News 1.
Your questions about COVID-19 answered by UW-Madison experts.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has joined more than 160 colleges and universities in striving for full student voter registration and participation through the nonpartisan All In Campus Democracy Challenge.
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.
Showing people how their peers feel about diversity in their community can make their actions more inclusive, make members of marginalized groups feel more like they belong, and even help close racial achievement gaps in education, according to a new study.
UW-Madison Observational Study Shows 41 Percent Of Customers Cover Face During Pandemic.
The new study is led by Yoshihiro Kawaoka, a GHI Advisory Committee member.
“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.”
There have been 23,454 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health Services. That’s an increase of 256 cases from the day before.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz has been part of the data group.
Participants weigh risks of COVID-19 against desire to speak out.
$100K fund to accelerate solutions being developed by UW–Madison researchers
University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty, staff and graduate students plan to tackle challenges as diverse as indigenous philosophies for resilient food systems, cervical cancer screening, vitamins for children and tick-borne diseases with 25 new grants and awards from the UW-Madison Global Health Institute.
Now that the statewide stay-at-home order is over, Wisconsin is reopening. But now that restrictions have been lifted, medical professionals worry a second wave of COVID-19 could overwhelm hospitals.
Mary Wilson, M.D., a GHI Board of Visitors member, sees more diseases arising because of changes in the landscape and human populations.
Jamie Schauer is a member of the GHI Advisory Committee.