Doc’s Public Health Issues – Crisis Point


Public Health At a Crisis Point

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Public Health Issues   


Public Health Issues


Preparing for the Next Pandemic — The WHO’s Global Influenza Strategy | NEJM –posted 01/06/20

A Mechanism to Reduce Medical Supply Shortfalls During Pandemics – RANDposted 04/16/20

by Elizabeth Hastings Roer, Isla Globus-Harris
Research conducted by RAND

Reshoring Supply Chains: A Practical Policy Agenda – American Affairs Journalposted 06/12/20

Politicians Shunt Aside Public Health Officials – PEWposted 06/18/20

The Strategic National Stockpile and COVID-19 – Rethinking the Stockpile – RAND – posted 06/25/20

by Daniel M. Gerstein – RAND

Testimony presented before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on June 24, 2020.

Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus – Route Fiftyposted 07/01/20

Politicians and Business Interests Pushed Health Officials Aside to Control Reopening. Then Cases Exploded. – Route Fifty – posted 07/22/20

States Raid Fund Meant for Needy Families to Pay for Other Programs – Route Fiftyposted 07/24/20

The Pandemic Response That Wasn’t | Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazineposted 07/26/20

With Testing Delays And Cases Surges, Contact Tracing Is Stymied In Some States : Shots – Health News : NPRposted 07/31/20

Many health departments losing race to warn contacts of COVID victims – Reutersposted 08/04/20

Why the Pandemic Is So Bad in America – The Atlanticposted 08/04/20

N.Y.C. Health Commissioner Resigns After Clashes With Mayor Over Virus – The New York Timesposted 08/04/20®i_id=128245862&segment_id=35179&user_id=2cff5f50bd1b4e8ce999973940a36191

California Under-Reporting Virus Cases Due to Technical Issue – CBS San Franciscoposted 08/04/20

California’s public health director resigns amid questions about coronavirus test data – Los Angeles Times posted 08/09/20

Health officials are quitting or getting fired amid outbreak – Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PAposted 08/10/20

Politics slows flow of US virus funds to local public health – AP posted 08/17/20


Tick surveillance and control lagging in US, study shows | EurekAlert! Science News – posted 06/18/20

The Study

Survey of Tick Surveillance and Control Practices in the United States | Journal of Medical Entomology | Oxford Academicposted 06/18/20

Mosquitoes flying free as health departments focus on virus | WBFFposted 07/16/20

<p>FILE – In this Aug. 26, 2019 file photo, Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District biologist Nadja Reissen examines a mosquito in Salt Lake City. “Mosquitoes are the biggest nuisance and pest on this planet. Hands down,” says Ary Faraji, the president of the American Mosquito Control Association. “They are responsible for more deaths than any other organism on this planet, including humans.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer){/p}