Edition 33 – Mobilizing Public Health Professionals to Support Journalists and Fact-Checkers During the Covid-19 Pandemic
The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an infodemic- a flood of epidemic-related information- that encompasses a plethora of misinformation that has arisen from rapidly evolving science, uncertainty, information gaps, and special interests.
This disruption and unsafe workplace for health workers, reflects the detrimental effect of decades of war, insecurity in the country, and illiteracy among people that has also resulted in the surge of COVID-19 cases, overwhelming the existing facilities.
Edition 33 – Is “Enough” Really Enough? How Protected Are Our Most Vulnerable Workers—Those That Support Our Country’s Economy and Infrastructure?
In March 2020, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, and U.S. Department of Labor’s Acting Secretary Al Stewart voiced their concerns about the CDC’s recommendations on workplace aerosol exposure protection.
As a first year internal medicine resident in New York City, the physical and emotional toll the pandemic has placed on me is unmeasurable.