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Public Deliberation: A Model for Engaging Communities in Decision Making

Maya Scherer and Alexandra Kamler describe the value of using public deliberation to set priorities for COVID-19 vaccine distribution for essential workers in New York City. During 2020, in anticipation of a limited supply of vaccine in New York City (NYC), the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene sought guidance from members of the public about the fairest approach

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Mischaracterization of a Misadventure = Misinformation

Authors of “The Yellow Fever Vaccine Misadventure of 1942” respond to a tweet by Candace Owens. Exactly 80 years ago today, war with Japan was imminent. The US Naval fleet at Pearl Harbor had been attacked; the Japanese surrounded Shanghai, and the Germans already had a foothold in Africa. The yellow fever vaccination campaign, initiated in 1941, was expedited after

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The Consent of the Governed

The Healthiest Goldfish with Sandro Galea

What the conversation about COVID-19 vaccines can teach us about how to navigate the social compact between voices of authority and the populations they serve. This post originally appeared on The Healthiest Goldfish with Sandro Galea and is republished here with permission from the author. Learn more at SandroGalea.org. Over the last year or so there has been much criticism of leadership in

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The Editor’s Podcast: Policy Implications of COVID-19

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The Editor’s Podcast appears with each new issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and offers a closer look at the articles published in the latest issues with guest appearances by authors, guest editors, and others. On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package into law

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Study with Dr. Mohamed Al-Ibrahim

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The Editor’s Podcast with Dr. Lloyd F. Novick offers a closer look at the latest articles published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, as well as discussions with public health leaders on related topics. In this episode of the Editor’s Podcast, I speak with a JPHMP editorial board member who is

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A New Charge for Public Health: Prevention of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Politicization

by Toby D. Terwilliger, MD As several promising SARS-CoV-2 vaccines enter into Phase II and III clinical trials, it is incumbent on physicians and public health officials to keep the public informed regarding the requisite process of vaccine development. It is eminently imaginable that we may find ourselves in a situation where certain politicians pressure the FDA, pharmaceutical companies, and

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Vaccinated: One Man’s Quest to Defeat the World’s Deadliest Diseases

by Emily Yox, MPH Each month, NACCHO brings you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. Book reviews in this series originally appeared on NACCHO Voice: The Word on Local health Departments and are republished here with permission. Vaccinated, by Paul Offit, tells the incredible story of Maurice Hilleman, aptly named the father of modern vaccines.

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019: Pooja Sangha

by Pooja Sangha Last month, Pooja Sangha, a student at Arizona State University, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for her work in evaluating Arizona school-level vaccination data from 2015 to 2018. Here, she describes her efforts in more detail. Follow along each month as we profile all 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health

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