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Contact Tracing Data Sheds Light on COVID-19 Spread in New York City
Contact Tracing Data Sheds Light on COVID-19 Spread in New York City

A study led by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health uses contact tracing data to produce a detailed map to date of SARS-CoV-2 spread in New York City. They found that the city’s contact tracing program was efficient and produced data that can inform neighborhood-level interventions like vaccination and reactive restrictions on business capacity.

The Pandemic is Not Over: We Ignore it at Our Own Risk
The Pandemic is Not Over: We Ignore it at Our Own Risk

In a recent interview, U.S. President Joe Biden stated: “The pandemic is over.” This comment, while not without controversy, echoed what so many want to believe, that the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us and that it is time to return to “normal. Explore why COVID-19 remains and will remain a factor affecting the health and well-being of people across the world in this editorial written by PRI Leads Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr & Dr. Ayman El-Mohandes.