2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #18

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 18 of 2021. I. A scathing editorial from the Lancet on India’s COVID emergency. Read it from here. II. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the Biden administration’s top adviser on Covid-19, acknowledged the shift in experts’ thinking.“People were getting confused and thinking you’re […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #17

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 17 of 2021.  I. More details in the MMWR available here. II. A beautiful visual story on “epidemics that didn’t happen” from Resolve To Lives. This piece also offers key lessons learned and preparedness factors that prevented each epidemic from happening. Must […]

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2021 Public Health Stories #16

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 16 of 2021. I. Science has a relevant perspective piece on “Addressing racial inequities in medicine“ II. A collection of peer reviewed articles on innovations during COVID-19. Read it from the April issue of BMJ Innovations here. III. India’s surge in COVID […]

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2021 Public Health Stories #15

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 15 of 2021 I. “The United States has fully vaccinated close to a quarter of the population, and Britain has given first shots to nearly half of its residents. By contrast, Australia and South Korea have vaccinated less than 3 percent of […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #14

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 14 of 2021 I. “It’s a miracle. This is probably the single greatest biomedical triumph in history, a rabbit-out-of-a-hat story.” Dr Eric Topol Read about the mystery of breakthrough COVID-19 infections here. II. CDC declares racism as a serious public health threat. […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #13

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 13 of 2021  I. An interesting, ongoing debate among doctors, epidemiologists and economists. II. Such an incredible piece – “pediatric outbreak in a remote Pakistan city shows the urgency of global health after Covid” III. Read about it here. Disclaimer: Posts and […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #12

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 12 of 2021 I. Public health spending in most of U.S. stagnated or declined in the decade following the Great Recession, “leaving states ill equipped to respond to COVID-19 and other emerging health needs,” according to a new study published in Health Affairs. II. “As the […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #11

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 11 of 2021 I. 11 short essays answering a provocative, yet insightful question “What if?”- Can we really reimagine our futures after the pandemic? II. “Public health now finds itself at a similar crossroads with respect to power. We have amassed substantial […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #10

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 10 of 2021 I. We knew COVID incidence had racial disparities among older adults, but new evidence also shows how it disproportionately impacted young adults too– especially in Native and Hispanic communities. Read the MMWR article from here II. There have been […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #9

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 9 of 2021. I. On this Women’s Day, a shout out to all the women breaking glass ceilings everywhere, and especially in healthcare and public heatlh. Read about the women breaking the glass vial at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccines across the […]

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