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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
GHI Associate Director Jim Conway and GHI Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi are quoted in the Daily Beast.
A conversation with UW-Madison professor and GHI Advisory Committee member Ajay Sethi about making sense of the coronavirus crisis in a sea of misinformation