The 500,000 COVID-19 related deaths reflect our nation’s failure to reduce and prevent public health crises. As COVID-19 rampaged across the globe, several research teams raced to develop a vaccine, a technology that humanity has relied on for decades to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases. At the time of this writing, 15.8% of the total U.S. population are fully vaccinated—that includes the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & …
Post Author: Ira Memaj, MPH, Joshua Anthony, MD, MBA, and Robert Fullilove, EdD
Ira Memaj is a public health educator and researcher. Joshua Anthony is a psychiatry resident. Robert Fullilove is a professor of sociomedical sciences.
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