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Medicaid Expansion Meant Better Health for the Most Vulnerable Low-Income Adults

New research from Minal Patel

New two-year study and five-year report show the impact of Michigan’s safety-net health coverage, and could inform states that are now considering or preparing for expansion Read more

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Adults With Obesity More Likely to Develop H1N1 Influenza

New research from Hannah Maier

Adults with obesity are more susceptible to influenza A/H1N1pdm—the swine flu virus, according to a new study that did not, however, find a similar association with the seasonal flu. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Sprawling Countries Find Coronavirus Hard to Contain

Bhramar Mukherjee quoted in the Wall Street Journal

Most-populous nations including the US, Brazil, and India face challenges such as multiple outbreaks and the need for millions of tests, with only China making major strides to dial back the pandemic. Bhramar Mukherjee explains the unique factors that India is facing during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: As COVID Outbreaks Continue, Michigan's Ability to Contain Cases Is Tested

Emily Martin featured on Michigan Radio

Emily Martin, associate professor of Epidemiology, discusses Michigan COVID-19 cases and how they compare to states like Texas and Arizona, where record high cases and hospitalizations continue to rise. Read more