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Officials Question Why FDA Continues to Restrict Gay Blood Donors

Officials Question Why FDA Continues to Restrict Gay Blood Donors

School of Public Health researcher Kristen Krause, an instructor in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health, discusses FDA restrictions on who can and cannot donate blood and the impact for men who have sex with men, a population that is subject to such restrictions.

Bloomberg Podcast Features Institute Director Discussing Omicron Response

Bloomberg Podcast Features Institute Director Discussing Omicron Response

In an episode of the Bloomberg Balance of Power podcast titled “Responding to the Omicron Variant,” Rutgers Global Health Institute director Richard Marlink talks about vaccination uptake, protecting older people, mask mandates, frustrations with government officials, travel bans, and holiday gatherings.

What We Know About the Omicron Variant

What We Know About the Omicron Variant

University experts in infectious disease, epidemiology, pediatrics, and global health share insights related to Omicron, which the World Health Organization has labeled a variant of concern.

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics a Success

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics a Success

The clinics offered a convenient location for New Brunswick residents and underscored the market’s mission to connect food and health. The initiative was organized in partnership with Rutgers Global Health Institute, Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, New Jersey Black Women Physicians Association, and New Brunswick Tomorrow.