Flu Forecasts Successful on Neighborhood Level
December 1, 2016
Researchers develop computer model to predict outbreaks by NYC borough and neighborhood.
Scientists Identify Ways to Prevent Heat-Related Deaths from Climate Change
June 23, 2016
New model shows that reducing fossil fuel emissions and improving adaptation efforts can reduce heat-related deaths in NYC.
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.
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.
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.
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