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 #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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Public health stories #7

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf  I. Last week was huge for everyone expecting good news from the vaccine front. Everything you need to know about the AstraZeneca, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines in a condensed format here. II. Healthcare costs in US needs to be reduced to meet Institute of […]

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Public Health Stories #6

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf I. I had been amiss at posting for a little while. I had the privilege of being part of the COVID response for the past few months and it had been an experience like no other. I am grateful for the front line health […]

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Public health stories #5

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf I. Success story from New Zealand in eliminating COVID transmission “There are several lessons from New Zealand’s pandemic response. Rapid, science-based risk assessment linked to early, decisive government action was critical. Implementing intervention at various levels (border-control measures, community-transmission control measures, and case based […]

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