We have compiled a list of resources on the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, including: general information, events at Princeton discussing Ebola, and stories about Princeton alumni participating in and commenting on the crisis response.
Notes from the Field
Keith Wailoo's book "Pain: A Political History" is reviewed in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Jessica Metcalf discusses the prospects and barriers for mathematical modeling to inform public health initiatives.
Two global health faculty question the conventional wisdom on how to stem the emergence and spread of drug-resistant pathogens.
Uwe Reinhardt comments on how Obamacare relates to employer-sponsored health insurance in a Bloomberg TV interview.
Janet Currie & Hannes Schwandt examined the relationship between living through a recession and childbearing among US women.
Heather Howard is quoted in the NJ Spotlight story "ACA Medical-Insurance Shoppers in New Jersey Get More Choices for 2015".
Alex Ploss led a study that used antibody-based strategies to prevent hepatitis C infection in laboratory mice.
Ramanan Laxminarayan's article "Antibiotic effectiveness: Balancing conservation against innovation," appeared in the September 12, 2014 issue of "Science".
According to the report, based on research by C. Jessica Metcalf and Bryan Grenfell, expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months has the potential to increase childhood survival in Africa.