December 9, 2020The threat of antibiotic resistance — in charts.
Financial Times – Dec 09, 2020. CDDEP’s Drug Resistance Index (DRI) tracks antibiotic resistance by looking at both, the ability to treat infections and use in clinical practice. In a special report on The Future of Antibiotics, the DRI is used to highlight the antimicrobial resistance problem in developing economies.Read moreRead more Read More
November 30, 2020COVID 19: Known Unknowns- Regional responses
The BMJ — Ramanan Laxminarayan, Director of CDDEP joins Dr. Fiona Godlee of The BMJ and other international experts as they discuss many aspects of the covid pandemic such as how different approaches (suppression, eradication, etc) have been adopted by different countries.Read moreRead more Read More
November 27, 2020Vaccine Not Getting Approval Unless It Meets Safety Standards, Says Epidemiologist Dr Laxminarayan
CNN News18 — There certainly is a high bar for vaccine safety. A vaccine is not going to get approved unless it meets that: Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan, Epidemiologist, Director, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) tells CNN News18.Read moreRead more Read More
November 24, 2020CDDEP’s Director, Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan, named a Fellow of The American Association for the Advancement of Science
CDDEP’s Director, Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan, has been named a Fellow of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his distinguished contributions to the field of Economic Epidemiology, with particular reference to the spread and control of Antimicrobial Resistance.Read moreRead more Read More
November 20, 2020New Delhi pollution leading to more COVID-19-related deaths
Al Jazeera English — There are warnings high pollution in India’s capital is leading to more coronavirus-related deaths. Millions of residents in New Delhi have not had a day of clean air in more than two months. And the region is also recording its highest number of COVID-19 infections since the onset of the pandemic. […]Read moreRead more Read More
November 7, 2020A minority of people with covid-19 account for the bulk of transmission
The Economist – “Our data journalists dig into statistics that show how the coronavirus is passed on by a few super-spreaders— 10% of people cause 60% of infections.”Read moreRead more Read More
November 1, 2020What super-spreading events teach us about protecting ourselves from COVID-19.
TIME – Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan discusses the implications of the study’s findings in an interview with TIME.Read moreRead more Read More
October 24, 2020Thinking Forward – Public Health.
Princeton University — In one of the monthly series talks from Princeton University, Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan discusses the major public health efforts in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu provinces in India, which enabled the tracing of 85,000 COVID-19 index cases and their 757,000 contacts, in one of the largest contact- tracing studies to date. The talk […]Read moreRead more Read More
October 19, 2020Are children COVID-19 super-spreaders?
Arirang Issue — We connect to Dr. Ramanan Laxminarayan, Director, The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy to learn about children and their susceptibility to COVID-19 as well as their potential to infect those around them.Read moreRead more Read More