Public Health Professionals Must Demand An End To Weaponized Drones

By William Bruno, Truthout. -

On January 13, 2017, a family including a husband, wife and three small children scurried from building to building in East Mosul, Iraq. They were seeking refuge as a battle between ISIS (also [...]

China Tests 12.5 Million In Zhengzhou For Covid In Six Hours

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

On Friday, Chinese health authorities began testing every single resident of Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s central Henan Province, after a handful of COVID-19 cases were detected in the [...]

NYC Public High School Student: ‘The Situation Is Beyond Control’

By Left Voice. -

As the Omicron variant continues to surge, despite 90,132 new positive cases reported in New York on Saturday and one in three Covid-19 tests coming back positive in New York City, schools have [...]

New Study Finds The US Military Is Spreading Disease Around The World

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

A new study out of York University in Toronto, Canada finds that the US military plays a large role in the spread of diseases globally, including past and present pandemics. Clearing the FOG [...]

Amid Overdose Crisis, Public Health Groups Urge Congress To Pass Life-Saving Bills

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams. -

Two weeks after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released sobering statistics showing a record-breaking number of drug overdoses in the U.S. in the first year of the coronavirus [...]

NY Times Advises China On Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure

by John Walsh, Popular Resistance. -

The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China “shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack.” So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times [...]

Most States Have Cut Back Public Health Powers Amid Pandemic

By Lauren Weber And Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Associated Press. -

Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers that state and local officials use to protect the [...]

Learn From The East – A Major Lesson Of The Pandemic.

By John V. Walsh, Popular Resistance. -

The world is now in the throes of another wave of Covid-19, with another surge in infections, sickness and deaths, this time due to the more infectious and apparently more lethal Delta [...]

The Vaccine Must Be A Common Good For Humanity

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Nearly three million people have reportedly been killed by the novel coronavirus (SAR-CoV-2) and upwards of 128 million people have been infected by the virus, many with long-lasting health [...]

All Health Is Public Health

By Tinashe Goronga, Dana Brown and Siddhartha Mehta, Progressive International. -

For decades, we have been sold a myth of private health. It is a myth that our health is largely a product of individual choices and personal responsibilities. It is a myth that our healthcare is [...]

Iowa Is What Happens When Government Does Nothing

By Elaine Godfrey, The Atlantic. -

Iowa City, IA — Nick Klein knew the man wasn’t going to make it through the night. So the 31-year-old nurse at the University of Iowa ICU put on his gown, his gloves, his mask, and his face [...]

To Solve The COVID19 Crisis, Biden Must Put People Over Profits

By Margaret Flowers, Truthout. -

As infectious disease experts had warned over the summer, the fall brought another rise in COVID-19 cases in the United States. It is a third surge in what is still the first wave as the number [...]

States With Few Coronavirus Restrictions Are Spreading The Virus

By David Armstrong, ProPublica. -

For months after Washington state imposed one of the earliest and strictest COVID-19 lockdowns in March, Jim Gilliard didn’t stray far from his modular home near Waitts Lake, 45 miles north of [...]

Public Health Council Unanimously Passes Motion Opposing Biomass Plant

By Springfield Climate Justice Coalition, Popular Resistance. -

The Public Health Council of Springfield on Saturday, November 21, sent a letter to the chairs of the House-Senate Climate Change Conference requesting that there be no incentives written into [...]

The AMA Officially Recognized Racism As A Public-Health Threat

By Bill Bostock and Anna Medaris Miller, Business Insider. -

The American Medical Association has officially defined racism as a public health threat that has created substantial health inequality. Racism, both systemic and structural, has [...]