2021 Public Health Stories #33

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 33 of 2021. 

I.

This is a long read, but an important read. Data are the life-blood of any effective public health system.

a gif showing a woman in a lab coat searching through stacks of document in a cityscape. Covid viruses pass through the frame.

Read about the state and local health officials struggles and challenges in reporting out pandemic data. Politico’s “Inside America’s Covid-reporting breakdown”

II.

An easy summary table of studies that have assessed mRNA vaccine effectiveness (VE) for Delta infections compiled by Dr Topol

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https://twitter.com/EricTopol/status/1428346743846887425?s=20

III.

“We’re losing generations,” said Sean Joe, a national expert on Black suicide and a professor at Washington University in St. Louis. “We have to pay attention now because if you’re out of the first decade of life and think life is not worth pursuing, that’s a signal to say something is going really wrong.”

Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis for Communities of Color

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