Wearing masks, social distancing and frequent hand-washing have kept in-school COVID-19 transmission low, according to results of a pilot study in Missouri involving the School of Medicine.
As we mark the one-year anniversary today of the World Health Organization first declaring a global COVID-19 pandemic, Washington University in St. Louis experts, including from its School of Medicine, look both back and ahead.
New research from faculty at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis is providing guidance to local policymakers on how they might contain the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 until vaccination ramps up to levels high enough to provide widespread protection.
WashU alumni are among the researchers working around-the-clock on the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. They say they won’t rest until there are no more deaths from COVID-19.
Washington University’a Cheri LeBlanc, MD, and Steven Lawrence, MD, share reasons why self-screening for COVID -19 is so important before visiting campus.
“Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty,” a new book by Mark Rank, a leading academic expert on poverty at Washington University in St. Louis, explores the idealized image of American society.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) has proposed providing at least $3,000 per child to millions of American families. The move could actually provide enormous future savings for the country, says one of the country’s foremost experts on poverty. “In earlier work, I’ve estimated that for every dollar we spend on reducing childhood poverty, we save anywhere […]
The School of Law’s Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic’s 2019 report “Environmental Racism in St. Louis” is helping to shape new federal legislation.
Washington University’s McDonnell International Scholars Academy and Social Policy Institute seek proposals from WashU researchers and their international partners to identify and address the challenges of COVID-19 through artificial intelligence, technology and big data. Proposals are due Feb. 26.
People now have access to better real-time information about COVID-19 infection and transmission rates, but they still have to decide what is safe to do. A new model co-authored by mathematician John McCarthy in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis helps to contend with the uncertainty.