This article was originally published in our Spring 2022 print issue. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, an important public health issue has been brought to our attention: health literacy. While the world is facing a viral pandemic, it is also facing an “infodemic”
This article was originally published in our Spring 2022 print issue. PHOTO BY A. BELSARE/S. DESAI India’s deadly, yet silent, epidemic has gone largely unmentioned by the Indian government, and unnoticed by the rest of the world. Over time, this has allowed for the quiet
Few issues can bring out differences of opinion—a worldwide pandemic being among them. Over the past two years, Americans have seen friends, families and coworkers divided. We have been bombarded with opinions about everything from mask-wearing to how much toilet paper to keep on hand.
Vaccine trust is a growing issue among marginalized communities of color throughout the U.S. who are disproportionately affected by a lack of access to COVID-19 resources.
After pushback from disabled activists, high-risk Californians may be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting mid-March, depending on various restrictions.
The measles vaccine has saved millions of lives since its introduction in the 1960s. The spread of misinformation puts this progress in jeopardy.
This article was originally published in our Spring 2019 print issue. Vaccine hesitancy, the reluctance to be vaccinated, has garnered a lot of press in recent years due to multiple measles outbreaks in the United States (CDC). Traditional news outlets portray vaccine hesitancy as a
Vaccination efforts have led to significant reductions in the number of polio cases worldwide. But why is poliomyelitis so difficult to eradicate?