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Flattening the Curve: Slowing the Spread and What Happens If We Don’t

In just a few weeks, our lifestyles have changed dramatically because of the coronavirus. What does it mean to "flatten the curve" of infections, and what will it look like if we don't? Assistant professor of Epidemiology Laura Power shares perspectives from the fields of public health and preventive medicine and what hospitals are dealing with right now. Read More.

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How Coronavirus Infections Show Up (or Don't) in a Population

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to who is infected with coronavirus and who is capable of transmitting it. Learn more about the "continuum of infection in a population" in this short video, narrated by Dr. Sharon Kardia, professor of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

"I want to make effective changes in the health of communities who need it most."

Marcus McKay Jr.

Marcus McKay Jr.

Master’s Student in Epidemiology & Admissions Ambassador

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