Basic consumer health information about widespread disease outbreaks and their associated threats, as well as information about disease management and advice about what to do when infectious diseases spread rapidly to many people.
A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Tuesday voted unanimously to endorse Novavax’s protein-based Covid-19 vaccine, bringing the shot one step closer to becoming the fourth FDA-approved coronavirus shot for adults.
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Researchers directly analyze the effect of mask wearing on SARS-CoV-2 transmission. Based on results of this study, policy makers can effectively reduce transmission by intervening to increase mask wearing.
WHO has been working with Chinese authorities and global experts to learn more about the virus, how it affects the people who are sick with it, how they can be treated, and what countries can do to respond. This site provides situational updates, technical information, travel advisories, and information on protecting yourself from the virus.
CIDRAP is tracking and analyzing the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The CIDRAP COVID-19 Resource Center provides a deep well of information for public health experts, business preparedness leaders, government officials, and the public.
Article by Mary Van Beusekom, News Writer at the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) reporting on a study published in the Lancet on August 28, 2021 (the DOI of the Lancet study: DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01755-4)
State-level reports are the best publicly available and timely data on child COVID-19 cases in the United States. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association are collaborating to collect and share all publicly available data from states on child COVID-19 cases.
by Anna Cheng, August 6, 2021. A compendium of data supporting the fact that the pandemic has had a disproportionate effect on communities of color. From discrimination against Asian-Americans to the outsized impact of COVID-19 on Black Americans, Cheng examines pandemics in relation to racism/systemic racism.
The California Endowment offers downloadable fact sheet, proper hygiene precautions poster, and a Stop! poster you can post at the entrances of your organizations to alert those not feeling well to reconsider entering your facility. In English, Spanish, Chinese, and Hmong.