The Impact of Political Affiliation on Compliance with Shelter-in-place Orders: A Difference-in-Difference Analysis with County and Time Fixed Effects

Chopra C. The impact of political affiliation on compliance with shelter-in-place orders: A difference-in-difference analysis with county and time fixed effects. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 27. Abstract Background In late March 2020, state and local governments across the country issued shelter-in-place directives to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, divergent messages from political parties […]

Clinical Environmental Stewardship Amidst the COVID-19 Era: Ethical Considerations and Reformative Solutions

Vasdev R, Schoephorster J, Nath C, Gathman T. Clinical environmental stewardship amidst the COVID-19 era: ethical considerations and reformative solutions. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 26. The unprecedented strain that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put on our hospital system has led to irreversible environmental consequences related to municipal waste management (Kulkarni and Anantharama, 2020). […]

Malaria in 1988: My Mother’s Fevered Baby

Tawney R. Malaria in 1988: My Mother’s Fevered Baby. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 30.   Covid-19’s continuing global spread has reminded humankind of its own vulnerability toward diseases, no matter their origin. Until recently, viruses were deemed a minimal threat to Americans and mostly harmful to people of impoverished nations. In fact, diseases are […]

Why the Hero Narrative is Problematic for Health Care Workers Like Me

Azam Z. Why the hero narrative is problematic for health care workers like me. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 27. CAC Foreman 8th floor. Rapid response Klau 4. The voice in my head is the voice that comes overhead every few seconds. As a first year internal medicine resident in New York City, the physical […]

Is it Time for Artificial Intelligence to Invade Personal Privacy, for Pandemic Control?

Correspondence:  Ronald Chow, rcchow@mgh.harvard.edu Chow R. Is it Time for Artificial Intelligence to Invade Personal Privacy, for Pandemic Control?. Harvard Public Health Review. 2020; 28. Introduction Artificial intelligence (AI), specifically machine-learning, provides techniques to uncover complex associations that would normally not be resolved from simple computer algorithms/equations. In medicine, the introduction of AI systems have […]

Political Affiliation and Human Mobility Under Stay-at-Home Orders: A Difference-in-Difference Analysis with County and Time Fixed Effects

Prasad S, Hswen Y. Political affiliation and human mobility under stay-at-home orders: a difference-in-difference analysis with county and time fixed effects. Harvard Public Health Review. 2020; 26. Abstract Background. In late March 2020, state and local governments across the country issued stay-at-home directives to slow the spread of COVID-19. However, divergent messages from political parties […]