2016

Flu Forecasts Successful on Neighborhood Level

December 1, 2016

Researchers develop computer model to predict outbreaks by NYC borough and neighborhood.

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Scientists Identify Ways to Prevent Heat-Related Deaths from Climate Change

chart of projected heat-related deathsJune 23, 2016

New model shows that reducing fossil fuel emissions and improving adaptation efforts can reduce heat-related deaths in NYC.

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The Heat Is On: Colloquium Forges Collaborations Between Climate and Health

June 14, 2016

Heat waves, zika, and food insecurity discussed at Health and Climate Colloquium.

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Super-Spreaders and Genetic Susceptibility: Study Looks to Pull the Curtain Back on Colds and Flu

June 14, 2016

Today’s public health system has good information on severe respiratory infections based on hospital admissions; far less is known about how many people are infected with mild illness or without any symptoms at all—and what role these semi-healthy people play in spreading the virus to others whose immune system may react more strongly.

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Federal Report on Climate and Health Cites Mailman Research

April 6, 2016

The Federal government's first report on climate and health, "The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, draws from dozens of published studies, including those by Drs. Patrick Kinney, Jeffrey Shaman, and Kim Knowlton.

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What We Know (and Don’t Know) About Zika

FEBRUARY 2, 2016

As the World Health Organization declares a global health emergency, Mailman faculty explain who is at risk and what we can do to protect ourselves 

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