Ryan Malosh is an Assistant Research Scientist at the University of Michigan. He is currently working on studies of herd immunity by influenza vaccination of household contacts, as well as other studies of influenza vaccine effectiveness, epidemiology and transmission of respiratory viruses, and social determinants of acute respiratory infections.
Scientists have learned a few things over the past six months as the COVID-19 pandemic has continued. We’ve learned that the virus that causes COVID-19 transmits particularly well when a group of people are together in a small, poorly ventilated area. We’ve learned that young people are just as susceptible as older people to infection. […]