2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #36

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 36 of 2021.

I.

“We can now finally diminish COVID-19. We have all the tools. Vaccines. Testing. Improved ventilation. Masking. It is incumbent on all of us to commit to action on each.”

The Covid Cavalry Has Arrived, The Boston Globe

II.

A very interesting take on the importance of good ventilation in stopping virus spread.

Read The Plan to Stop Every Respiratory Virus at Once from TheAtlantic.

III.

Lack of global progress on NCDs has made COVID-19 crisis worse. Higher prevalence of obesity, diabetes & other NCDs has been strongly associated w/outsized country death tolls.

This Twitter thread shows how. See more here.

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

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