2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #51

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 51 of 2021. I. An excellent piece by Ed Yong on “Why America is not ready for Omicron” Read the Atlantic piece from here. II. A great review of COVID-19 diagnostic tests from The Lancet. Available here. III. What would it cost […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #50

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 50 of 2021. I. A good list of 11 epidemiological fallacies from preventepidemics.org. COVID-19 is used as an example, but its applicable for any health threat. Read about it from here. II. A comprehensive comparison of vaccination progress compiled by JHU Access […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #49

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 49 of 2021. I. More people died of malaria in 2020 than in 2019. Want to know why? Read about it from here. II. “If the world is going to beat the pandemic, countries need policies that promote a basic, but increasingly […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #48

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 48 of 2021. I. Global vaccine inequity summarized by this FT article. II. Blind spots in US genomic surveillance hinders our ability in detecting variants sooner? Read about it from here. III. “As Antiviral Pills Arrive, Can Testing Keep Up?” Read the […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #47

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 47 of 2021. I. A new six-month progress report from The Independent Panel outlining how we’re losing time to make the world safer from pandemics. Read it from here. II. A very important issue of vaccine supply inequity in lower income countries. […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #45

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 45 of 2021. I. What we know about waning vaccine effectiveness from NY Times II. The landmark paper on NEJM discusses ” the U.K. 100,000 Genomes Project is in the process of investigating the role of genome sequencing in patients with undiagnosed […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #44

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 44 of 2021. I. Great graphical abstract of how multi mitigation measures in a US public school system, pre-vaccination helps control COVID transmission II. Wealthy nations have received more than 16 times the amount of vaccines delivered to poor nations, according to […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #43

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 43 of 2021. I. This NY Times article titled ” How Will We Live if Covid Is Here to Stay?” reminding us of a critical reality “To do that, we have to face facts: Covid may well be with us forever.” II. […]

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2021 PUBLIC HEALTH STORIES #42

Curated public health stories for this week from my reading shelf for Week 42 of 2021. I. Are digital technologies a new determinant of health? This Lancet Commission report makes a very compelling case. This should be a must-read for anyone interested in technology and its impact on health. II. Every country has a unique […]

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