This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. The 2020 coronavirus outbreak is not the first outbreak in America. Over a century ago, the 1918 H1N1 influenza sent the world into lockdown. After a grim 675,000 deaths, the pandemic finally slowed, but
In recent years, the Asia-Pacific region has been facing dire malnutrition and food insecurity issues. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 1.9 billion people in the region were unable to afford nutritious diets. In 2019, the Asia-Pacific region accounted for about half of the global
Public Health and functioning public transportation are deeply intertwined; and the survival of public transportation post pandemic is critical to the health of the populations they serve. Take Oakland or Emeryville for example; without access to BART, individual mobility is extremely limited for those without
After pushback from disabled activists, high-risk Californians may be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting mid-March, depending on various restrictions.
With social activity limited and stress levels high during the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping up a nutritious diet can be difficult but is important to maintain.
The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic have allowed for medical professionals to use telehealth technology frequently, but is this a permanent change?
Access to dental health became uncertain and potentially unsafe during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has led to many new innovations, like tele-health visits.
The American political environment has seen a dramatic shift toward hostility and polarization. This partisanship has disastrous consequences for public health.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially difficult to track and combat in the homeless population in America, many of whom are considered high-risk.