An overview of COVID-19 vaccines, their distribution, and acceptance and hesitation

Mark Nichter, PhD, MPH 1,  Joseph Fong, MPH 2, Collin Catalfamo, MPH 2, Amy Lind 2 1 School of Anthropology, University of Arizona 2 Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona This is an excellent resource!!!! Thank you Mark, Joseph, Collin and Amy!!!! The presentation is in two forms: PDF Powerpoint:Continue reading “An overview of COVID-19 vaccines, their distribution, and acceptance and hesitation”

“Herd Immunity” & Great Barrington Declaration

Why a “targeted protection” approach is not safe or feasible in the United States Collin Catalfamo, MPH 1,  Mark Nichter, PhD, MPH 2 1 Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health School, University of Arizona 2 School of Anthropology, University of Arizona WHAT IS THE GREAT BARRINGTON DECLARATION? WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTANDContinue reading ““Herd Immunity” & Great Barrington Declaration”

Health Care Workers and Covid-19

Mark Nichter PhD, MPH 1, Joseph Fong, MPH 2, Collin Catalfamo, MPH 2 1 School of Anthropology, University of Arizona2 Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona This slide set covers the major issues facing our health care workforce during the Covid-19 pandemic. Nurses, doctors, and everyone else working in healthContinue reading “Health Care Workers and Covid-19”

Health Citizen Pledge

We can get the COVID-19 pandemic under control. But we need to work together to do it.  We pledge to uphold our part of that commitment and to hold our government officials accountable for upholding theirs.  SIGN the PLEDGE HERE! https://www.healthcitizenpledge.org Who We Are HCW Hosted is a Tucson-based, non-partisan non-profit dedicated to facilitating community support ofContinue reading “Health Citizen Pledge”

A Primer on COVID-19:Placing the disease in context

by Mark Nichter, PhD, MPH and Collin Catalfamo, MPH June 26, 2020. This week’s updates include new information on the rapidly changing distribution of Covid-19 within the US and the world, changing age demographics/spikes in disease numbers, more longitudinal data on the recovery phases and testing issues and more. Download the pdf and/or powerpoint versionContinue reading “A Primer on COVID-19:Placing the disease in context”

Reasoned use of face masks in the Covid-19 pandemic: a bio-socio-cultural approach.

by Jesús Armando Haro  Profesor investigador del Centro de Estudios en Salud y Sociedad, El Colegio de Sonora. Correo: aharo@colson.edu.mx The current debate on the use of face masks in the Covid-19 pandemic contains several edges, which denote that the issue, far from narrowing down to the biological and epidemiological aspects of prevention, affects economic, social,Continue reading “Reasoned use of face masks in the Covid-19 pandemic: a bio-socio-cultural approach.”

Commonly Used Epidemiology Statistics in the Time of COVID-19. What They Do and Do Not Mean

by Mark Nichter, Collin Catalfamo and the HCW-Hosted.org team, June 5, 2020 “•A lack of federal guidelines has created huge variation in how states are reporting their COVID-19 data and in what kind of data they provide to the public.”… In this powerpoint presentation, the authors explore basic epidemiological terms and how they are used bothContinue reading “Commonly Used Epidemiology Statistics in the Time of COVID-19. What They Do and Do Not Mean”