2022 Public health stories #38

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 38 of 2022. I. “Widespread wastewater testing began during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, public health officials are expanding their efforts to look for monkeypox, polio, even influenza. Is this the future of infectious disease monitoring?” How sewage surveillance is helping spot disease […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #38

2022 Public health stories #37

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 37 of 2022. I. Epidemics that didn’t happen A new interactive online report by Resolve to Save Lives sheds light on how countries have prevented widespread infections and saved lives II. “Machine learning algorithms are a powerful tool in healthcare, but sometimes […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #37

2022 Public health stories #36

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 36 of 2022. I. The Pandemic is coming for your pocketbook from The Atlantic. II. “This pandemic will not be our last, and other massive “we” problems like climate change will also require “we” solutions. We urgently need to come together and […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #36

2022 Public health stories #35

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 35 of 2022. I. II. “Public health will need more than just grassroots efforts. All 325,000 voices must organize and dramatically increase the dollars, and human efforts, spent on public health lobbying to compete with the health sector giants. Only by harnessing […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #35

2022 Public health stories #34

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 34 of 2022. I. “Countries with large populations have the potential to significantly distort how we see the severity of the pandemic around the world. Considering the pandemic performance of the US, China, India and Ethiopia, we assess how these population outliers affect […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #34

2022 Public health stories #33

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 33 of 2022. I. Imagining India at 100: Where Health is recognised as being critical for human capital from Dr Swaminathan II. “We’re all connected, and progress anywhere improving health and saving lives is progress we can all celebrate.” Public Health Progress, […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #33

2022 Public health stories #32

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 32 of 2022. I. Three Possible Futures of the Monkeypox Epidemic from WIRED II. Finally, an answer to the question: AI — what is it good for? from Vox III. So excited to be a small part of this huge leap. @CDCgov […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #32

2022 Public health stories #31

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 31 of 2022. I. Dr Frieden writes about How We Can Fight Monkeypox Effectively II. A Look at the Economic Effects of the Pandemic for Children III. “In 2021, Abbott—the global health care company known for its diagnostic tests—decided to start the […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #31

2022 Public health stories #30

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 30 of 2022. I. How public health works – and why it sometimes doesn’t II. Should Alexa diagnose Alzheimer’s?: Legal and ethical issues with at-home consumer devices III. A pilot framework to assess a country’s past performance at detecting and responding to […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #30

2022 Public health stories #29

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 29 of 2022. I. The pandemic variants and how the boiling frog metaphor applies. Dr Topol makes a compelling case for the next steps “Variant-proof “universal” coronavirus vaccines and nasal vaccines to block transmission and infection are our way to turn off […]

Read More 2022 Public health stories #29