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April 2021 Joshua M. Sharfstein,
In 1988, the Institute of Medicine (now the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine) defined… More
April 2021 Gail R. Wilensky,
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the view was expressed that, without federal direction, states would not have reliable vaccine distribution plans. In… More
April 2021 Guendalina Graffigna, Lorenzo Palamenghi, Mariarosaria Savarese, Greta Castellini, Serena Barello,
Context: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, between February 23 and March 8, 2020, some areas of Italy were declared “red zones,” with citizens… More
March 2021 May CI Van Schalkwyk, Nason Maani, Jonathan Cohen, Martin McKee, Mark Petticrew,
A crisis forces us back to the questions themselves and requires from us either new or old answers, but in any case direct judgment. A crisis becomes… More
March 2021 Nason Maani, May CI Van Schalkwyk, Mark Petticrew, Sandro Galea,
The United States finds itself amid three concurrent and interrelated crises. First, at the time of writing, the United States has reported more than… More
March 2021 Zackary Berger, Vivian V. Altiery De Jesus, Sabrina A. Assoumou, Trisha Greenhalgh,
The pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated health inequities in both acute coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its longer-term sequelae.… More
March 2021 Mark Eccleston-Turner, Harry Upton,
Context: Significant effort has been directed toward developing a COVID-19 vaccine, which is viewed as the route out of the pandemic. Much of this… More
February 2021 Walter D. Dawson, Nathan A. Boucher, Robyn I. Stone, Courtney Harold Van Houtven,
Context: The heavy toll of COVID‐19 brings the failings of the long‐term services and supports (LTSS) system in the United States into sharp… More
December 2020 Reidar K. Lie, Franklin G. Miller,
More than 100 vaccine candidates are now in development to prevent infection from SARS-CoV2 or serious disease from COVID-19; many have entered… More
November 2020 Sandro Galea,
This was supposed to be an election about health. For the first three years of his presidency, Donald Trump presided over what appeared to be a robust… More
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