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Historical redlining and preterm births, “excited delirium” in the criminal justice system, domestic violence in the COVID-19 era, blades of air and far-UVC light take up the coronavirus fight, why parks aren’t safe spaces for people of color, and more.
Housing instability and the housing crisis can worsen the COVID-19 crisis and highlight exisiting inequities.
To avoid faustian bargains and zero-sum trade-offs during the COVID-19 crisis, a coordinated response with automatic economic protections is needed.
Sandro Galea is a physician, epidemiologist, and author. He is the Robert A. Knox professor and dean at the Boston University School of Public Health. Sandro served as the President of IAPHS in 2016-2017. Learn more about Sandro at his website and follow him on Twitter: @sandrogalea
Our institutional members lead several COVID-19 research and education efforts.
Dr. Steven Woolf discusses the complexities of “restarting” America, and what’s needed on multiple fronts to protect our health and our economy.
Dr. Fred Zimmerman takes another look at his dashboard of determinants of population health…and finds little evidence of promises kept.