2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #24

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 24 of 2021. I. “We have the tools to do it—we just need the will and leadership and especially the public to demand that the devastation of COVID-19 is something that shouldn’t have happened and that we never want to have happen […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #23

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 23 of 2021. I. She is the epitome of everything a public health professional should aspire to be – humble, rooted in science, thoughtful, and an empathetic leader. Must read from Dr Anne Schuchat – What I Learned in 33 years at […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #22

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 22 of 2021. I. ” Even as the world lionizes health care workers as heroes, we fail to keep them safe.” A call for action from Resolve to Save Lives on protecting health care workers. Its a rich, insightful report on an […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #21

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 21 of 2021. I. “….a treaty needs to be crafted so that it can open the doors for governments, including heads of state, to be actively involved in strengthening health security. Sustained political will at the highest levels of government will be […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #20

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 20 of 2021. I. “Digital contact tracing is not a perfect intervention, given the risks to privacy, personal data, and false positive or false negative characterization of contact status. However, as in a Swiss cheese model, imperfect interventions can work together to […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #19

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 19 of 2021. I. There is more discussions around COVID variants now and how it is scary. But MIT Technology lays out some clear arguments about why the panic maybe unwarranted. Read about it here. II. A very salient paper on “Redefining […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #18

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 18 of 2021. I. A scathing editorial from the Lancet on India’s COVID emergency. Read it from here. II. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the Biden administration’s top adviser on Covid-19, acknowledged the shift in experts’ thinking.“People were getting confused and thinking you’re […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #17

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 17 of 2021.  I. More details in the MMWR available here. II. A beautiful visual story on “epidemics that didn’t happen” from Resolve To Lives. This piece also offers key lessons learned and preparedness factors that prevented each epidemic from happening. Must […]

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2021 Public Health Stories #16

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 16 of 2021. I. Science has a relevant perspective piece on “Addressing racial inequities in medicine“ II. A collection of peer reviewed articles on innovations during COVID-19. Read it from the April issue of BMJ Innovations here. III. India’s surge in COVID […]

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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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