Articles in science & nature tagged with covid-19

Katharine S. Walter

Until COVID-19, tuberculosis killed more people each year than any other infectious disease. Its rising toll is increasingly fueled by mass incarceration.

Adam Gaffney

To meet the challenge of enduring spread in the years to come, we must prioritize primary care and community health over the profit-driven status quo.

Wendy Johnson

Physicians have been fighting for health justice for decades. To succeed, we need practical models for collectively remaking our systems of care.

Kyle Harper

Our mastery over microbes is only a few decades old. It is also far more precarious than we imagine.

Andrew L. Croxford

Concerns about long-term side effects have helped fuel vaccine hesitancy. An immunologist explains why we can be confident in vaccine safety.

Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako

If we want to address vaccine hesitancy in the health care system, we must treat its lowest paid workers better.

Gregory E. Kaebnick

Its authority derives not from unbiased scientists but from the institutions and norms that structure their work. Fighting mistrust requires more public engagement with policy, not unqualified deference to experts.

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Duncan Kelly

Can today’s crises inspire action at the scales required to think about planetary sustainability?

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Adam Gaffney

COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Black communities is just one of many respiratory inequities shaped by systemic racism.

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Ravi Gupta

We must reimagine how to make life-saving vaccines available to everyone.