Carrasco Bioecon Lab

Bioeconomic modeling for a sustainable future

Tag: public health

Roman interviewed about Aedes mosquito control

Roman was interviewed for a recent Straits Times article explaining why it’s not practical to eradicate Aedes mosquitoes. Concern about these mosquitoes has been growing due to the risk of Zika outbreaks. Read the full article here.

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Time to empower RIDL and Wolbachia against Zika

Our paper “Time to empower RIDL and Wolbachia against Zika” has been accepted in Open Forum Infectious Diseases! See our list of publications

Green Space and Happiness in Singapore

Our research on the link between green space and happiness in Singapore is featured in CityLab

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Global Health Trading System

Research on DALY markets to attain the global health MDGs published in PLOS Medicine has received international media coverage:

New Scientist: article on New Scientist

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Le Scienze:

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Eurekalert:

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AlternativeFuse News:

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RedOrbit:

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Antiviral Stockpiling

Our research on economics of international antiviral stockpiling published by the Journal of the Royal Society Interface has received worldwide media coverage:
Reuters: Flu drug stockpiles save lives, too costly for many

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AFP: Drugs stockpile an option for rich countries, not poor
Royal Society: Stockpiling ‘flu drugs ‘not cost-effective’ for two thirds of countries

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Top News: Stockpiling antiviral not beneficial for all
BiomedME: Stockpiling flu drugs, vaccines reduces impact of pandemic, but option out of reach for most countries, study finds
And over 20000 other news pieces in online news, newspapers, television, and radio, among them:
Online news: Yahoo News, MSN News, AsiaOne, MedlinePlus, TerraDaily, Financial Mirror
Newspapers: USA Today, The Times of India, The Post Chronicle, The Star, Oregon Herald, Zimbabwe Star, Diario Publico
Television: Sky NEWS, France 24, Fuse
Radio: WTVB, 95.5 WIFC, 1450 WHTC, 106.5 BUZZ, WKZO, KDWZ, KMFG

 

 

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