2022 Public health stories #18

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 18 of 2022. I. ‘Soda politics’: Yale students explore storytelling and public health II. “From a global social welfare perspective, a life lost is a life lost. At a minimum, equal moral concern should apply to that life no matter where that person […]

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2022 Public health stories #17

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 17 of 2022. I. Why we really need to take climate change more seriously A NY Times piece on “Climate Change Will Accelerate Viral Spillovers, Study Finds“ II. Very powerful graphic III. “By completely rewiring the network of animal viruses, climate change […]

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2022 Public health stories #16

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 16 of 2022. I. Provisional mortality data from MMWR shows the top 10 leading causes of death in US in 2021. II. How To Demand A Medical Breakthrough: Lessons From The AIDS Fight from NPR. III. “And then there are the things […]

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2022 Public health stories #15

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 15 of 2022. I. “About one in five health-care workers has left their job since the pandemic started. This is their story—and the story of those left behind.” A powerful story in the Atlantic by Ed Yong WHY HEALTH-CARE WORKERS ARE QUITTING […]

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2022 Public health stories #14

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 14 of 2022. I. COVID-19 therapeutics: Challenges and directions for the future “This pandemic has put a strain on the global community that we have not seen outside wartime. In our interconnected world, we have seen that none of us are safe […]

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2022 Public health stories #13

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 13 of 2022. I. This is such an important article from Nature on Lessons from the COVID data wizards II. We know public health workforce is getting burnt out. And now we have the data that confirms it as well. De Beaumont […]

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2022 Public health stories #12

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 12 of 2022. I. Why can’t some scientists just admit they were wrong about Covid? by Dr Devi Sridhar “Experts” and influential people stuck in these Covid camps continue to influence the narrative. In some ways, this keeps us stuck reliving and […]

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2022 Public health stories #11

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 11 of 2022. I. How AI is going to influence our diets. An insightful NY Times piece here. II. III. Paid sick leave protects businesses, health care, and the public. Why Paid Sick Leave is Essential from Dr Tom Frieden. Disclaimer: Posts […]

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2022 Public health stories #10

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 10 of 2022. I. Dr Eric Topols careful critique of where we are and where we should be with the pandemic. Read it from here. “Now is the wrong time to become complacent. Our vaccination and booster rates have left us in […]

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2022 Public health stories #9

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 9 of 2022. I. Read the Atlantic article “The Pandemic Is Following a Very Predictable and Depressing Pattern“ “As with diseases such as malaria and HIV, rich countries are “moving on” from COVID while poor ones continue to get ravaged.” II. The […]

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