Fueling New Knowledge of Infectious Disease Dynamics
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UCI Infectious Disease Science Initiative aims to position UCI as a global leader in research and education in infectious disease dynamics by fueling the development of new knowledge and insights into the dynamics of infectious diseases and drug resistance. The Initiative will seek to use data science to answer questions about what factors drive and sustain infectious disease outbreaks and what can be done to predict and prevent the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases.
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🥼IDSI Affiliate Dr.@UCISPPHDean "The Common Places BA.2 And Other Omicron Subvariants Are Spreading".
Data showed where COVID-19 was predominantly spreading, but w/ tracing efforts slowing down, it's unclear where omicron & subvariants are contracted.🩺
4 Common Places BA.2 And Other Omicron Subvariants Are Spreading
Here's where you're most at risk for getting a COVID infection right now, according to experts.
IDSI Faculty Advisory Board @dm_parker ft @WSJ "Covid-19 Cases Rise in the U.S., With Limited Impact."
The more transmission can be interrupted, the better. Caution is warranted, even if recent infection increases appear to be more of a bump than a wave.
🥼IDSI Associate Directors Dr. Shruti Gohil "How to Know if Your #N95 Mask Is Counterfeit or Real".
With the strong demand for masks came a boom in counterfeit production. It's important to ensure #protection with masks that are comfortable to wear.
🥼IDSI Dr. @AndrewNoymer ft in @washingtonpost "U.S. no longer in ‘full-blown’ pandemic phase, Fauci says".
The USA is finally “out of the full-blown explosive #pandemic phase". However, there could be wildly misinterpretations by the average public.
U.S. no longer in ‘full-blown’ pandemic phase, Fauci says
Anthony Fauci said the United States is no longer seeing “tens and tens and tens of thousands of hospitaliza...