We Must Stop Stigmatizing Diseases

We Must Stop Stigmatizing Diseases

The World Health Organization reported on June 23 that there were more than 3,000 cases of Monkeypox, or MPX, in 47 countries. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Data reported more than 5,000 cases in 51 countries on June 29, with a majority of cases...
The Environmental Impact of COVID-19

The Environmental Impact of COVID-19

Face masks, vaccines and testing have become a daily theme for the past two years. Battling the virus has changed our society and, as a World Health Organization report on Feb. 1 notes, it has also generated an incredible amount of medical waste. For example, the more...
When Western Countries Hoard Vaccines

When Western Countries Hoard Vaccines

Public health officials were frantically sending out warnings about the rise of a new H1N1 swine flu in the early spring of 2009. Early reports revealed the virus was extremely contagious and dangerous for people under the age of 60. On July 14, Margaret Chan,...