How To Manage Your COVID-19 Risk

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Now that the weather is getting nicer and states like Michigan are beginning to loosen their restrictions on gatherings, retail shopping, and more, how do we assess our own personal risk—and the risks to friends and family—as we head out of our homes to reconnect and return to public spaces? Michigan Public Health research scientist Ryan Malosh, a survivor of leukemia and a bone marrow transplant, shares his recommendations for managing your individual infection risk, and explains how swiss cheese can help us all think about reducing infectious disease transmission.

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In This Episode

Ryan MaloshRyan Malosh, PhD, MPH

Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Ryan Malosh is an Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His work focuses on the epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases, with a specific eye to vaccine uptake, herd immunity, and social determinants of infectious diseases. He is currently working on studies of herd immunity due to influenza vaccination of household contacts, as well as studies of influenza vaccine effectiveness, epidemiology and transmission of respiratory viruses, and social determinants of acute respiratory infections.
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