UGA College of Public Health news and media mentions for the month of December 2020:
Related to COVID-19 –
The latest wastewater tracking data collected by environmental health science professor Erin Lipp and her lab was referenced in a Flagpole magazine article examining rising COVID cases and hospitalizations in Athens.
Andreas Handel, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, explained to Grady Newsource how non-medical interventions used to prevent the spread of COVID may also limit the severity of the flu season.
Mark Ebell, professor of epidemiology, shared recent findings related to the asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 in a recent GPB report on a 1,000 person funeral attended by Georgia’s state leadership.
Other mentions –
The New York Times referenced the findings of a study by Mark Ebell in a feature article exploring the risks of using steroids for respiratory infections.
Patients who underwent lung cancer screening had a significant reduction in mortality associated with the disease, according to recent research by Mark Ebell. The findings were covered by Healio.
Posted December 31, 2020.