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.
Martin Ventura uses mushrooms in his quest to turn corn stalks into a low-cost feed for crickets, an edible insect that can relieve food insecurity. Ramin Ghamkhar is finding ways to save energy in aquaponics …
COVID-19 Wisconsin Connect, a free desktop and mobile app that provides accurate information, social support and helpful resources to Wisconsinites, launches today. The Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison …
Krishna Ella, a member of the GHI Board of Visitors, is building a COVID vaccine on a flu vaccine ‘backbone.’
Morgridge researcher says we need to understand how viruses, produce new ways to arrest their spread and potentially prevent or more quickly quell future pandemics.
The Giant Snorflaggle, resplendent in a fantastic top hat, wings to fly and a pointed tail, is on the job to help children understand the coronavirus pandemic. “Parents need to wash their hands. Kids need …
The report – funded in part by GHI and 4W – used responses given by 503 Wisconsin residents to a survey researchers at the university conducted from March 26 to April 1 asking 2,251 U.S. adults to self-report their physical distancing practices.