The hard truth is that this ship has probably sailed.
April 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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More than two billion people live without reliable access to clean water.
March 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Emphasizing foreign origins of a disease can have racist connotations and implications for how people understand their own risk of disease.
March 25, 2020 • ~10 min
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From the neighborhood to the newsroom to the White House, nobody stays silent during a health emergency. These terms are often mixed up, and it matters who is using them and when.
March 9, 2020 • ~5 min
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While identifying a new disease by its place of origin seems intuitive, history shows that doing so can have serious consequences for the people that live there.
Feb. 18, 2020 • ~9 min
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