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5 COVID-19 Takeaways. Roberts: Masks Work. Really.

DISCOVER MAGAZINE - Fierce de...
5 COVID-19 Takeaways. Roberts: Masks Work. Really.

DISCOVER MAGAZINE - Fierce debate raged in the pandemic's early months about whether wearing face masks curbed viral transmission. There was never much science that said masks didn't work, says HPM's Mark Roberts, director of the Public Health Dynamics Laboratory. Pre-2020 research already showed m... (06/22/2021)

CHE and Block Chronicles present Poetic Health Justice

The Center for Health Equity ...
CHE and Block Chronicles present Poetic Health Justice

The Center for Health Equity along with co-sponsor Block Chronicles, held a Poetic Health Justice Forum to curate a space where people in public health, scholars, artists, writers, and creatives are in conversation about issues of equity, justice, and health. They invited poets and writers "who ins... (06/21/2021)

The Struggle to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Workers

CNN - EPI's Wendy King said p...
The Struggle to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Workers

CNN - EPI's Wendy King said people indicated they were receptive to the vaccine if they were familiar with its science. Educators, overall, displayed the least hesitancy; workers in construction, mining and oil/gas extraction showed the greatest. Half of those who were hesitant cited possible side ... (06/18/2021)

Juneteenth Statement from the Center for Health Equity

CHE wishes you a Happy Junete...
Juneteenth Statement from the Center for Health Equity

CHE wishes you a Happy Juneteenth 2021, the first as a federally recognized holiday. In addition to acknowledging and uplifting Juneteenth, it is critical that we acknowledge systemic racism and oppression affecting Black communities as well as Indigenous, Latinx, and other historically oppressed c... (06/18/2021)

Challenges we face against the next public health crisis? Gary-Webb says preparation is key

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - "Pr...
Challenges we face against the next public health crisis? Gary-Webb says preparation is key

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - "Preparation is key. There has been disinvestment in our public health infrastructure over the past decade including systems for data collection and dissemination, workforce development, and coordination which prohibited an efficient or effective response to this COVID-19 ... (06/14/2021)