2021 Public Health Stories #30

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 30 of 2021. 

I.

“The vaccines not only prevent people from getting sick; they also cut down on transmission by those who get infected after immunization”

The Crucial Vaccine Benefit We’re Not Talking about Enough from the Scientific American.

II.

This NY Times article is a gripping read about the emergency responders fast action in the streets of New York.

Read it from here.

III.

The overlooked power of mRNA vaccines

“All COVID-19 vaccines are not created equal, it’s clear that the two mRNA vaccines are highly effective at preventing infection—and that others wouldn’t be expected to break the chain as well.”

Eric Topol, a physician-scientist at the Scripps Research Translational Institute.

Disclaimer: Posts and opinions are my own and do not reflect the views of my employer.

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