Public Health Stories #6

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf

I.

I had been amiss at posting for a little while. I had the privilege of being part of the COVID response for the past few months and it had been an experience like no other. I am grateful for the front line health workers and every public health researcher and practitioner out there who are relentless in their fight against this pandemic. This pandemic cannot be won by ignoring the burn out of our front line workers.

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/11/third-surge-breaking-healthcare-workers/617091/

II.

Lots of good news regarding the COVID vaccine development in the past few days. However, its still a long road ahead. Confused about all the different vaccine trials- here is a quick low down

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-diseases/coronavirus-vaccine-tracker-how-they-work-latest-developments-cvd/

III.

What’s next for digital contact tracing apps?
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/370/6518/760.full

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