Wan Yang

Assistant Professor





Yang W, Kandula S, Huynh M, Greene SK, Van Wye G, Li W, Chan HT, McGibbon E, Yeung A, Olson D, Fine A, Shaman J. (2020). Estimating the infection-fatality risk of SARS-CoV-2 in New York City during the spring 2020 pandemic wave: a model-based analysis. The Lancet. Infectious diseases

Li R, Pei S, Chen B, Song Y, Zhang T, Yang W, Shaman J. (2020). Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Li R, Pei S, Chen B, Song Y, Zhang T, Yang W, Shaman J. (2020). Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2). Science (New York, N.Y.)

Yang W, Lau EHY, Cowling BJ. (2020). Dynamic interactions of influenza viruses in Hong Kong during 1998-2018. PLoS computational biology, 16(6)

Yang W. (2020). Transmission dynamics of and insights from the 2018-2019 measles outbreak in New York City: A modeling study. Science advances, 6(22)

Yang W, Wen L, Li SL, Chen K, Zhang WY, Shaman J. (2019). Correction: Geospatial characteristics of measles transmission in China during 2005-2014. PLoS computational biology, 15(6)

Pei S, Kandula S, Yang W, Shaman J. (2018). Forecasting the spatial transmission of influenza in the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(11)

Yang W, Cummings MJ, Bakamutumaho B, Kayiwa J, Owor N, Namagambo B, Byaruhanga T, Lutwama JJ, O'Donnell MR, Shaman J. (2018). Dynamics of influenza in tropical Africa: Temperature, humidity, and co-circulating (sub)types. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 12(4)

Biggerstaff M, Johansson M, Alper D, Brooks LC, Chakraborty P, Farrow DC, Hyun S, Kandula S, McGowan C, Ramakrishnan N, Rosenfeld R, Shaman J, Tibshirani R, Tibshirani RJ, Vespignani A, Yang W, Zhang Q, Reed C. (2018). Results from the second year of a collaborative effort to forecast influenza seasons in the United States. Epidemics, (24)

Kandula S, Yamana T, Pei S, Yang W, Morita H, Shaman J. (2018). Evaluation of mechanistic and statistical methods in forecasting influenza-like illness. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 15(144)

Cummings MJ, Bakamutumaho B, Yang W, Wamala JF, Kayiwa J, Owor N, Namagambo B, Byaruhanga T, Wolf A, Lutwama JJ, Shaman J, O'Donnell MR. (2018). Emergence, Epidemiology, and Transmission Dynamics of 2009 Pandemic A/H1N1 Influenza in Kampala, Uganda, 2009-2015. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, 98(1)

Kandula S, Yang W, Shaman J. (2017). Type- and Subtype-Specific Influenza Forecast. American journal of epidemiology, 185(5)

Shaman J, Kandula S, Yang W, Karspeck A. (2017). The use of ambient humidity conditions to improve influenza forecast. PLoS computational biology, 13(11)

Nguyen JL, Yang W, Ito K, Matte TD, Shaman J, Kinney PL. (2016). Seasonal Influenza Infections and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality. JAMA cardiology, 1(3)

Shaman J, Yang W, Kandula S. (2014). Inference and forecast of the current west african ebola outbreak in Guinea, sierra leone and liberia. PLoS currents, (6)

Yang W, Petkova E, Shaman J. (2014). The 1918 influenza pandemic in New York City: age-specific timing, mortality, and transmission dynamics. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 8(2)

Shaman J, Karspeck A, Yang W, Tamerius J, Lipsitch M. (2013). Real-time influenza forecasts during the 2012-2013 season. Nature communications, (4)

Yang W, Elankumaran S, Marr LC. (2012). Relationship between humidity and influenza A viability in droplets and implications for influenza's seasonality. PloS one, 7(10)

Li D, Gu AZ, He M, Shi HC, Yang W. (2009). UV inactivation and resistance of rotavirus evaluated by integrated cell culture and real-time RT-PCR assay. Water research, 43(13)

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