2021 Public Health Stories #15

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 15 of 2021 I. “The United States has fully vaccinated close to a quarter of the population, and Britain has given first shots to nearly half of its residents. By contrast, Australia and South Korea have vaccinated less than 3 percent of […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #14

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 14 of 2021 I. “It’s a miracle. This is probably the single greatest biomedical triumph in history, a rabbit-out-of-a-hat story.” Dr Eric Topol Read about the mystery of breakthrough COVID-19 infections here. II. CDC declares racism as a serious public health threat. […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #13

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 13 of 2021  I. An interesting, ongoing debate among doctors, epidemiologists and economists. II. Such an incredible piece – “pediatric outbreak in a remote Pakistan city shows the urgency of global health after Covid” III. Read about it here. Disclaimer: Posts and […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #12

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 12 of 2021 I. Public health spending in most of U.S. stagnated or declined in the decade following the Great Recession, “leaving states ill equipped to respond to COVID-19 and other emerging health needs,” according to a new study published in Health Affairs. II. “As the […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #11

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 11 of 2021 I. 11 short essays answering a provocative, yet insightful question “What if?”- Can we really reimagine our futures after the pandemic? II. “Public health now finds itself at a similar crossroads with respect to power. We have amassed substantial […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #10

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 10 of 2021 I. We knew COVID incidence had racial disparities among older adults, but new evidence also shows how it disproportionately impacted young adults too– especially in Native and Hispanic communities. Read the MMWR article from here II. There have been […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #9

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 9 of 2021. I. On this Women’s Day, a shout out to all the women breaking glass ceilings everywhere, and especially in healthcare and public heatlh. Read about the women breaking the glass vial at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccines across the […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #8

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 8 of 2021. I. This blog article from former CDC Director Dr Tom Frieden articulating “Why this moment brings a once-in-a-century opportunity to strengthen global health” Read article title “Now or Never” here. II. An interesting and in depth take on how […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #7

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 7 of 2021. I.In honor of Black History month, here is a list of African American public health heroes we all should be aware of. Read about it from here. II. This extraordinary NY Times cover page that drives home the enormity […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #6

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 6 of 2021. I. An unlikely pandemic story from one of my favorite places on earth. The birthplace of the fascinating concept of Gross National Happiness. Read about Bhutan’s story here. II. ” The societal value of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines […]

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