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Strict Public Health Measures During Holidays Likely Saved Lives in Michigan

New research from Marisa Eisenberg

Increased social distance measures over Thanksgiving and Christmas following the Pause to Save Lives might have prevented more than 100,000 coronavirus cases in Michigan—potentially avoiding thousands of deaths during the holiday season, according to preliminary findings by the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Read more

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How a COVID-19 App Built at U-M Is Helping Businesses Stay Open

A COVID-19 symptom checklist web app developed at the University of Michigan is helping more than 2,500 employers, including small businesses, in Michigan meet state requirements to screen employees before they enter the workplace each day. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Thank You for Staying Home, Michigan

Op-ed in the Detroit News by Ryan Malosh

Assistant research scientist Ryan Malosh thanks Michigan residents for staying home and flattening the curve, a collective action that helped protect him and others like him—cancer survivors and the immunocompromised. Read more