Once the first person in a household is infected with SARS-CoV-2, others have a 17% chance of being infected by that person, a Stanford study shows.
More than a third of U.S. adults have had symptoms of anxiety and depression during the global pandemic, so Stanford experts are figuring out how to help.
Sara Cody, director of public health in California's Santa Clara County, discusses the COVID-19 pandemic’s trajectory and lessons learned.
Megan Mahoney, Stanford Health Care's chief of staff, discusses racism and bias in the nation's health care system and how it can be overcome.
Stanford epidemiologist Yvonne Maldonado has brought her deep knowledge of viral outbreaks to several key roles in the fight against COVID-19.
Planning to vote in person during the pandemic? Here's a list of practical steps to reduce your risk of coronavirus infection.
Using telemedicine, Stanford Medicine researcher Jodi Prochaska is investigating how to reduce tobacco use in Alaska.
The Stanford Climate and Health group aims to find ways for the health care sector to reduce emissions and build resilience toward natural disasters.
A Stanford Health Care librarian uses his tracking skills to stem the spread of the coronavirus as a volunteer contact tracer.
When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.
As the global health community celebrates the eradication of wild poliovirus in Africa, there are lessons that can apply to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As schools begin to reopen, Stanford pediatrician Jason Wang, MD, PhD, discusses best COVID-19 safety practices, and why kids should be in the classroom.
Combining science with social and political initiatives responsive to public concerns could improve adherence to universal masking, writes Dean Lloyd Minor.
A study from Stanford researchers documents "aggressive and deceptive" ways that companies have used COVID-19 to market vaping products.
A Stanford anesthesiologist co-founded a volunteer organization that maps COVID-19 testing locations and displays updated data about the pandemic.
The VA Palo Alto's Mobile Medical Outreach team is focusing on providing COVID-19 surveillance and testing for veterans during the pandemic.