COVID-19

Dr. Stephen B. Thomas and his team at the University of Maryland's Center for Health Equity are in the midst of a real-time case study asking a disconcerting question: Why has affluent Prince George’s been hit harder by the coronavirus than any other place in Maryland?...

All of Us aims to collect and study health data from at least a million people in the U.S. to advance precision medicine. The program's CEO, Josh Denny discusses the role of electronic health records, how the program protects participant privacy and, most recently, how the program is pivoting efforts to make discoveries about COVID-19....

Black and Latino people have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus in a widespread manner that spans the country, throughout hundreds of counties in urban, suburban and rural areas, and across all age groups....

As the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 continues, researchers are working at unprecedented speed to produce new treatments and vaccines....

COVID-19 vaccine development presents an opportunity to break down barriers to the engagement of Black and Latinx individuals in clinical trials research. Ideally, vaccine trials should include participants from communities that have the highest risk of infection. In the case of COVID-19, those at-risk communities are disproportionately Black and Latinx....

As researchers in Wisconsin and across the globe try to find a cure and a vaccine for COVID-19, the head of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's medical school described obstacles that those efforts could encounter in a presentation on Wednesday....

Madison's Tenant Resource Center is now accepting applications from renters struggling to stay current with their landlords due to months of economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic....

The hope is that these and other findings yet to come will point the way to a more thorough understanding of the biology of COVID-19. They also suggest that a genetic test and a person’s blood type might provide useful tools for identifying those who may be at greater risk of serious illness....