Access to comprehensive, quality health care is critical for promoting and maintaining health and well-being. Yet, under normal circumstances, health care accessibility is an issue for many in the United States. Covid-19 brings new challenges for low-income families, expecting mothers, and others at higher risk for serious illness.
- Monday, Apr 27, 2020
- Friday, Apr 24, 2020
As the rest of the world struggles to combat Covid-19, China, where the virus originated in late 2019, appears to have made significant strides to quell the virus. As a result, researchers, health care professionals, and policymakers around the world are looking for the lessons learned from China’s experience.
- Friday, Apr 24, 2020
During any crisis, timely, and sometimes life-altering, decisions must be made, requiring an extreme amount of sound judgment under uncertainty. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different.
- Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020
Open Facebook or Twitter on any given day during the Covid-19 global pandemic, and it takes just moments before a questionable claim about the coronavirus appears — 5G technology causes people to succumb to the virus; inhaling steam will cure it; the virus is a bioweapon gone wrong. From the origins of the virus or potential treatments to what the U.S. federal government is or is not doing in response, misinformation abounds.
- Thursday, Apr 16, 2020Princeton this week endorsed new guidelines aimed at accelerating the transition of the University's COVID-19 discoveries into solutions to protect health care workers and prevent, diagnose, treat and contain the pandemic.
- Thursday, Apr 16, 2020An analysis by Princeton University researchers examines which rural areas will be hit hardest.
- Thursday, Apr 16, 2020Melissa M. Lee of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs comments on how developing countries can best respond, what tools they need most, and what could hamper their efforts to contain Covid-19.
- Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020
As health care providers work tirelessly to test and treat patients who may have contracted the COVID-19 virus, state and local governments are working around the clock to create, adapt, and implement policies to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus and address the growing needs of their constituents.
- Thursday, Apr 9, 2020An international team of particle physicists have paused their search for dark matter to focus on the needs of victims of the global pandemic — in particular, their need to breathe.
- Monday, Apr 13, 2020
The National Science Foundation has awarded emergency grants to two teams of Princeton researchers developing ways to better track and contain pandemics including COVID-19.