New Apple iOS supports contact tracing — but is meaningless without government adoptionCornell University
ANN ARBOR—Black communities in the United States have been disproportionately affected by the number of coronavirus cases and deaths. At the same time, white nationalist activities have increased in the last months.Riana Elyse AndersonRiana Anderson, assistant professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, discusses how these trends are affecting the mental health of African Americans.
ANN ARBOR—Businesses across the nation are preparing to start reopening their workplaces. Rick Neitzel, an expert on occupational and environmental health at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, outlines five steps that employers and employees can take together to return to work in the safest manner possible.
ANN ARBOR—Nursing home residents and workers account for about one-third of COVID-19 deaths in the United States, so far, according to media reports.Sheria Robinson-Lane, a gerontologist and assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing, is an expert in palliative and long-term care and nursing administration.
FACULTY Q&AU.S. Hispanics are more likely than their white white counterparts to be affected by coronavirus independently of their immigration status. Two University of Michigan School of Public Health experts explain why, and offer some solutions the federal government could use to mitigate these negative consequences.Paul J.
By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: May 14, 2020 | 12:36 pm | SHARE: As the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continues to increase, one Florida State University researcher said the number of people looking to profit from the misfortune by offering false, unproven cures is also on the rise. There is no known cure for COVID-19 but Chad Marzen, associate professor of law in the FSU College of Business, said that hasn’t stopped opportunists from looking to capitalize off people’s fears.
As areas of the country begin to relax and do away with stay-at-home orders, things will not snap back to normal for all employees and organizations. This may seem obvious, but it has huge ramifications for what employers can and should expect from employees during this time, according to an expert at Washington University in St.
Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University College of Nursing say it’s important to take precautions to avoid infection, but also to deal with the stress of transitioning back to their offices or businesses after an extended period of isolation during COVID-19.
FACULTY Q&AANN ARBOR–In late April, the federal government announced Operation Warp Speed, an aggressive COVID-19 vaccine development program that aims to have at least 300 million doses of vaccine available in the United States by January. Jason Pogue, clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses the feasibility of this aggressive timetable.
By: Anna Prentiss | Published: May 8, 2020 | 2:45 pm | SHARE: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the connection between nutrition and our overall health has never been more important to understand and nurture. Healthy eating is especially important for keeping the immune system in good shape to protect the body against disease.
Workplace experts in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations are available to comment on the April jobs report and how the unemployment crisis disproportionately affects women, people of color, and undocumented workers.
Rutgers Expert discusses why strokes are increasingly occurring in younger COVID-19 patients and the precautionary measures that can help save their lives.