2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #47

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 47 of 2021.

I.

A new six-month progress report from The Independent Panel outlining how we’re losing time to make the world safer from pandemics.

Read it from here.

II.

A very important issue of vaccine supply inequity in lower income countries. Read about it from here.

PROTECTION DIVIDE. Chart showing percentage of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in high and low income countries.

III.

Science Mag traces the evolution of Omicron and how it was identified. Read about it from here.

“But this is a risk that I am comfortable to live with as the pandemic has caused so many deaths and suffering. [Our] hope is that our early identification will help the world.”

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


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