2022 Public health stories #1

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 1 of 2022.

I.

An excellent summary of how the magic of our immune system boosted by vaccines can fight variants by Dr Eric Topol.

Read it from his blog here.

II.

Accountable, technically sound, country-level mechanisms are needed to channel resources for strengthening preparedness to low- and middle-income countries. The Global Fund has excelled in its efforts to end AIDS, TB, and malaria due to its wide-ranging support from bilateral donors, including the United States; buy-in from countries at all income levels; extensive footprint; inclusive and accountable governance; and tested mechanisms that deploy resources effectively within nations.

Opinion: Why the Global Fund must take on pandemic preparedness
By Marine BuissonniereDr. Tom Frieden

III.

This KFF issue brief examines the role of community health centers in the U.S. territories and Freely Associated States during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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