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Society for Risk Analysis to Host Webinar on Aerosol Transmission of COVID-19

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), the world’s leading authority on risk sciences and its applications, is hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 11 at 11 a.m. ET to discuss the latest research on aerosol transmission of COVID-19.
5-Jun-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Models for Incorporating Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions

To help answer major questions about COVID19, governments have been reaching out to epidemiologists, medical practitioners and others who have some expertise in disease modeling in order to better understand the trajectory of the virus and its...
27-May-2020 7:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exploring the Zoonotic Origins of COVID-19

Around the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a lot of dialog surrounding its zoonotic origins, or its transmission from animals to humans. A new study explores how zoonotic origins are communicated can influence risk perception and...
27-May-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Breathing and Talking Contribute to COVID-19 Spread

Current knowledge about the role of aerosols in the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 warrants urgent attention. Current guidance and public health information has slowly shifted focus towards aerosols as a transmission pathway - predominantly associated...
7-May-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Food Safety and Coronavirus

Covid Conversations on Risk featuring Jade Mitchell, Ph.D., and Felicia Wu, Ph.D. both from Michigan State University addresses food safety and risk. A recording of the webinar can be found on the SRA website at https://sra.org/covid-19-resources
27-Apr-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID Conversations on Risk

The Society of Risk Analysis (SRA) has launched COVID Conversations on Risk, a series of podcast and webinars featuring various aspects of risk analysis. The series is hosted by SRA President, Seth Guikema, Ph.D., University of Michigan.
27-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Is the Coronavirus Outbreak of Unnatural Origins?

Did coronavirus mutate from a virus already prevalent in humans or animals or did it originate in a laboratory? As scientists grapple with understanding the source of this rapidly spreading virus, the Grunow-Finke assessment tool (GFT) may assist...
26-Mar-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Coronavirus - study finds methods for preventing global disease spread through airports

As coronavirus spreads across the globe via infected air travelers, authorities are looking for ways to contain the outbreak and avoid a pandemic. This study, published in Risk Analysis, analyzes the impact of implementing disease mitigation...
6-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


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How do we address the risk associated with pathogens?

In order to assess the risk associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for COVID-19, we follow the quantitative microbial risk assessment process.
8-May-2020 10:35 AM EDT

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Systemic Risks of Pandemics

What is so special about systemic risks? Risks are systemic when a society’s essential systems, such as telecommunications, infrastructure or health systems are threatened.
8-May-2020 10:35 AM EDT

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Addressing Real and Perceived Risks Associated with COVID-19

There are two major drivers of perceived risks. The first one is dreadfulness. Seeing images of coffins in Italy, Spain and the U.S., overwhelmed hospital wards, people we know and famous people with severe health issues all send messages of...
8-May-2020 9:45 AM EDT

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Food Security During COVID-19: How do we avoid green eggs and ham?

During the last month, I have heard several comments along the lines of, “I went to the grocery store to buy chicken and there wasn’t any.
8-May-2020 9:35 AM EDT

Security Threat at Manchester United, Wildfires in Alberta, and How the Public Responds to Authorities in a Crisis

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