Jails Are Coronavirus Hotbeds. How Many People Should Be Released To Slow The Spread?
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, epidemiologists warned that jails and prisons would be breeding grounds for infectious disease...
Tough questions for Kenya as Covid-19 spreads
Where does Kenya stand on the coronavirus risk index? How many Kenyans are likely to be infected by the virus before it finally peters out?
This WSU epidemiologist may inform policy on preventing COVID-19 from spreading within hospitals
As soon as COVID-19 arrived in Washington back in January, infectious disease epidemiologist Eric Lofgren devoted the entire focus of his lab to studying the virus.
Covid-19: Reopening likely to be gradual and segmented
Kenya, just like other African countries, cannot sustain a prolonged lockdown. As such, the government is contemplating opening the economy.
6.6M dollars awarded to train infectious disease researchers in sub-Saharan Africa, South America
The Global Infectious Disease Research Training (GID) grants will provide research training through five projects located in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Peru.
New doctoral program in Kenya focuses on mitigating the spread of emerging diseases
The WSU Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health (Allen School) has been awarded a nearly $1 million, four-year grant from National Institutes of Health to establish a new interdisciplinary doctoral training program in Nairobi, Kenya.
Hundreds of WA Health Care Workers Sickened by Coronavirus
Hundreds of health care workers and dozens of first responders in Washington state have become sick with the coronavirus while on the job.
Virus outbreaks in jails don’t stay within walls, WSU study finds
Coronavirus spread in lockups worsens infection rates inside, outside facilities, according to research
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WSU leaders tap Palmer, Roll to lead academic and research response to COVID‑19
WSU has selected Guy Palmer and John Roll to lead and coordinate the university’s academic and research response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus could claim 100,000 more lives than expected if jail populations are not reduced
The coronavirus pandemic could claim the lives of as many as 100,000 more people in the U.S. than current projections estimate if jail populations are not "dramatically and immediately reduced."