2022 Public health stories #37

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 37 of 2022.


Epidemics that didn’t happen

A new interactive online report by Resolve to Save Lives sheds light on how countries have prevented widespread infections and saved lives


Machine learning algorithms are a powerful tool in healthcare, but sometimes perform no better than traditional statistical techniques. Steps should be taken to ensure that algorithms are not overused or misused, in order to provide genuine benefit for patients.

Steps to avoid overuse and misuse of machine learning in clinical research from Nature


Handing the surgeon’s scalpel to a robot

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