News & Spotlights

Covid funding has become a gambit on Capitol Hill (Washington Post)
April 28, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"He said he didn’t disagree with what Fauci said, but as soon as he heard it, he “figured it would be wildly misinterpreted by your average member of the public.” (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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U.S. no longer in ‘full-blown’ pandemic phase, Fauci says (Washington Post)
April 27, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"There’s still a lot of moving parts here. I don’t disagree with what Fauci said, but as soon as I heard it, I figured it would be wildly misinterpreted by your average member of the public," (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Ethiopia faces a measles outbreak amid a security crisis (The Lancet)
April 25, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"The way to arrest measles epidemics in Ethiopia is to ensure that COVID-19, conflict, and other crises do not disrupt childhood vaccinations" (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Morning Brief: Coachella 2022, YIMBYs, And Navigating Puberty (LAist)
April 25, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"I think it's gonna be a challenge to have our cake and eat it too, in terms of back to normal on the one hand and the fact that COVID is still with us on the other hand." (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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OC ICUs’ COVID-19 cases far from surge highs, but is it too soon to get hopes up? (OC Register)
April 24, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"I don’t think the next wave in SoCal, whenever that may be, is going to be devastating," (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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What an abortion underground in a post-Roe America could look like (MSNBC)
April 24, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"A Supreme Court case hearing a Mississippi 15-week abortion ban threatens the future of reproductive freedom across the country. Michele Goodwin, Chancellor's Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine joined American Voices with guest host Maria Teresa Kumar to discuss the dangers of a post-Roe America." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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What Is 'One-Way Masking'—And How Can It Protect You From COVID? (Health)
April 22, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"As we have progressed through the pandemic and learned more about how COVID-19 transmits and have more data on mask effectiveness, we now know that my mask protects me from infection as well as others from being infected, should I be infectious," (Featuring: Souleles, David)


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The U.S. Appealed to Reinstate Masks. But Is It Seeking to Win?
April 22, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Losing sends a very strong message, and not just for the matter that happens to be at hand, but for other cases related to public health and safety," (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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How at-home testing can throw off COVID-19 case rates (MSN)
April 21, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"We're not operating in a total vacuum, but it is a challenge to track cases over time because the way we're measuring them has changed," (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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