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Stanford Works with Taiwan To Test Global Travel Quarantines That Could Help Get Passengers Back Into the Skies

May 2020

Stanford Health Policy’s Jason Wang and colleagues will ask volunteers to fly to Taiwan to test whether quarantine periods might safely be shortened — and help travelers become less wary of taking to...

Respecting Disability Rights During a Pandemic and Other Emergencies

May 2020

Disabled patients must not be categorically excluded from access to treatment during a pandemic or at any other time of national emergency, writes Stanford Health Policy's Michelle Mello in the...

Study Finds .07% COVID-19 Antibodies Among MLB Employees

May 2020

The test kits were sent to some 10,000 MLB employees and 5,754 of them responded, using a pin prick to draw blood.

Ethics and Governance of Digital Epidemiology

May 2020

Many countries have taken digital epidemiology to the next level in responding to COVID-19. Focusing on core public health functions of case detection, contact tracing, and isolation and quarantine,...

Our Future Depends on Achieving Immunity to COVID-19 Together

May 2020

On the World Class podcast with Michael McFaul, guests David Relman and Michelle Mello say progress will likely be uneven with states each pursuing varying degrees of social distancing and shelter-in...

Federal Funding for State and Local Contact Tracing Efforts Is an Urgent Priority — and a Bargain

May 2020

Joshua Salomon makes the case for a $20 billion relief bill to fund state and local contact-tracing efforts in this Health Affairs blog.

The Ethics and Law Behind So-Called Immunity Passports

May 2020

David Studdert writes in this JAMA Viewpoint that, ideally, a clear scientific understanding and careful deliberation would precede any public or private policy that selectively relaxes restrictions...

Rosenkranz Prize Winner: Infectious Diseases Physician Examines High Stillborn Incidence in Bangladesh, Helps With COVID-19 Preparedness

April 2020

Stanford postdoc Ashley Styczynski will investigate the epidemiology behind the alarmingly high rate of stillbirths in Bangladesh while helping prepare for the coming onslaught of coronavirus in the...

Launch of New Modeling Framework to Investigate COVID-19

April 2020

The Stanford-CIDE Coronavirus Simulation Model — or SC-COSMO — incorporates realistic demography and patterns to investigate resource planning and policy evaluations for diverse populations and...

Covid-19 Crisis: Is a Showdown Between Public Health Imperatives and Civil Liberties Inevitable?

April 2020

David Studdert addresses the tradeoff between basic liberties and societal health in the current coronavirus pandemic in a New England Journal of Medicine perspective.

Standing Up against Gender Bias and Harassment Among Medical Professionals

April 2020

Half of the medical students in the United States are women, as are two-thirds of the health-care workers taking care of patients in hospitals, clinics and residential communities.

New Research Led by Eran Bendavid Reveals If You've Been Exposed to Coronavirus

April 2020

(This is excerpted from a story from The Mercury News.)Long motorcades of volunteers converged at three Stanford University research sites this week, donating blood for a new test that identifies...

COVID19: Can Masks Help with Reopening the Economy?

April 2020

Once businesses reopen and people head back to stores and restaurants, will wearing a medical mask still offer a smart level of protection?

Jay Bhattacharya: Questioning Conventional Wisdom of the COVID-19 Crisis

April 2020

Jay Bhattacharya questions the conventional wisdom that the coronavirus would kill millions without shelter-in-place orders and quarantines.

Federalism Meets the COVID-19 Pandemic: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

April 2020

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed major weaknesses in the federalist system of public health governance, which divides powers among the federal, state and local governments, argues...

Is the Coronavirus as Deadly as They Say?

March 2020

Current estimates about the Covid-19 fatality rate may be too high by orders of magnitude, Stanford Health Policy's Eran Bendavid and Jay Bhattacharya write in this editorial published in the Wall...

SHP faculty to Teach Students How To Build COVID-19 Mathematical Projection Models for Policymakers

March 2020

Stanford Health Policy's Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert and Stanford Medicine's Jason Andrews will be teaching a class for Stanford undergrads and graduate students on how to build mathematical models to...

Examining the Value of Pharmacy Benefit Managers

March 2020

Most Americans don’t realize there are silent brokers helping to fix the price of their prescription drugs — or that it’s a $100 billion annual business accounting for half of Big Pharma sales.

Michelle Mello Answers Questions About the Federal Rollout of the Coronavirus Test

March 2020

We asked Stanford Health Policy's Michelle Mello — a professor of medicine and law — to answer some questions about the federal rollout of diagnostic testing for the coronavirus.

How Taiwan Used Big Data, Transparency and a Central Command to Protect Its People from Coronavirus

March 2020

Taiwan is only 81 miles off the coast of mainland China and was expected to be hard hit by the coronavirus, due to its proximity and the number of flights between the island nation and its massive...

Task Force Makes Final Recommendation to Screen All Adults for Hepatitis C

March 2020

A task force of national health experts recommends clinicians screen all adults 18 to 79 for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), noting that the viral infection is now associated with more deaths in the...

Karen Eggleston Examines China’s Looming Demographic Crisis, in Fateful Decisions

February 2020

China has tremendous resources, both human and financial, but it may now be facing a perfect storm of challenges.

Task Force: Not Enough Evidence to Recommend Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Elderly

February 2020

More evidence-based research is needed before the U.S.

What You Need To Know About the Coronavirus

February 2020

The coronavirus — officially known as COVID-19 — has infected more than 75,000 people and killed more than 2,000 since it was first identified in Wuhan, China, in late December.

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