The Providence Journal: Expecting an "upcoming reprieve" in COVID cases, Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University's School of Public Health, says communities should relax mask mandates and other restrictions when cases drop.
NBC 10 Boston: Dean of the School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha, along with other local health experts, talks about next steps now that the omicron surge has peaked, the new omicron subvariant BA.2, variant-specific vaccines, natural immunity and masks in schools.
'Sway' — New York Times: In this podcast, Dean of the School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha and Professor of Economics Emily Oster answer questions on everything from medical misinformation and the Biden administration’s pandemic responses to the costs of rapid testing.
Washington Post: Dean of the School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha penned this op-ed on the future of the pandemic, the probability of COVID-19 becoming a seasonal virus, and how we can prepare for upcoming periods of uncertainty
Providence Journal: In this podcast, Dean of the School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the national peak of the omicron surge and what the future will look like as experts believe COVID will become "a seasonal virus."
WBUR: Dean of the School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha discusses whether the nation has reached a turning point in the pandemic on the two-year anniversary of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States.
The New York Times: For at least the first three months following a breakthrough infection, if you are not at high risk for severe disease, you should feel very confident about your level of protection, particularly if you are boosted, said Ashish K. Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health.
Fox News: In this interview, Dean of the School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha discusses when he believes omicron cases and hospitalizations will peak, how hospital staffing shortages are impacting care, and what the future holds for public health.
CNN: Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the School of Public Health, warns long-term planning is needed to avoid continued stress on the health care system, as hospitals become full, schools struggle to keep students in class and testing remains difficult to access.
CNN: Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the School of Public Health, said those who deliberately catch any variant of SARS-CoV-2 could further stress a health care system that is already suffering from critical staff, bed and supply shortages.