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Meeting the Challenge of Coronavirus

Scientists, scholars, and physicians across Yale are actively engaged in research, innovation, and clinical efforts to combat COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus). This website seeks to facilitate collaboration at Yale and across the world by transparently communicating our research progress and patient care initiatives.

If you are a member of the Yale community, resources and guidance from the university are available on the Yale COVID-19 website.

What’s Next With COVID-19: New Normal or Second Wave? - An Illustrated Summary

Everyone is eager to get back to normal life. But what does it mean for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis to be over? It’s not a matter of flipping a switch and going back to life as it was before. As long as the virus persists—even at a lower level—the norms of our daily life will be different. This video explains what you need to know about transmission rates, surveillance testing, pandemics, and the second wave that experts are anticipating. It points to the unified efforts and outbreak preparedness that are needed to help conquer COVID-19 and other infectious diseases—now and in the future. Written and created by Yale Neuroscience PhD student Clara Liao in collaboration with Yale Public Health PhD student Mary Petrone.

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Yale Researchers Identify Saliva as an Accurate Test for COVID-19

Rapid and accurate testing for Sars-CoV-2 is essential for controlling the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19. The current gold standard is a naslopharyngeal swab but researchers led Anne Wylie, PhD, at the Yale School of Public Health, in collaboration with Shelli Farhadian, MD, PhD, at Yale School of Medicine have identified saliva as a more reliable and accurate means of diagnostic testing. The potential impact of this sampling method could allow many more Americans to be tested for the coronavirus. Click here to read a related article.

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