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WastewaterSCAN to monitor wastewater for COVID-19, monkeypox

The effort expands on a previous initiative in Northern California that provided the only reported detections of monkeypox genetic material in sewage.

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FAQs about Covid-19 vaccine for young children

Children as young as 6 months can now receive the Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines. Grace Lee, professor of pediatrics, answers frequently asked questions about vaccines for young children.

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Preventing the next pandemic from entering the U.S.

A panel that included Stanford experts looked at a COVID-19 screening and quarantine program developed for travelers coming into the U.S. and found outdated tech and inadequate staffing.

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How the grief of a million U.S. COVID-19 deaths hurts us all

Stanford Medicine psychiatrist David Spiegel discusses the impact community grief has on our health and what we can do to care for ourselves and others.

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Tracking COVID infections through wastewater

Civil and environmental engineering Professor Alexandria Boehm discusses the system her team developed for monitoring COVID-19’s prevalence on campus, collaboration with public health officers, and the great promise that wastewater monitoring holds for anticipating the spread of other diseases.

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Early COVID-19 mindset predicts well-being

Mindsets developed in the first 10 days of the COVID-19 pandemic influenced people’s emotions and health behaviors – and ultimately predicted their well-being six months later, Stanford psychologists find.

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Does free speech protect COVID-19 vaccine misinformation?

Stanford's Michelle Mello talks about the issues around COVID-19 vaccine misinformation and the Supreme Court's view on false claims about vaccines.

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Update on masking guidelines

In a message to the community, Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health and safety, shares an update on steps the university is taking to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

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Spring quarter COVID-19 updates for students

Mona Hicks, senior associate vice provost and dean of students, and Jim Jacobs, associate vice provost and executive director of Vaden Health Services, update students with the latest on testing, masking, quarantining and more.

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What endemic means for masks, shots and more

Stanford Medicine experts discuss the possibility that SARS-CoV-2 could become endemic and what that would mean for shots, masks and more.

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