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HGHI, HU CFAR Host Virtual Grand Rounds on Lessons from HIV for Global Equity During Pandemics

Ongoing global Covid-19 vaccine and therapeutic inequities threaten to prolong and exacerbate the pandemic for all countries. As advocates, academics, and policymakers alike call for the U.S. and other wealthy nations to share these lifesaving resources with the world, it is prudent to consider the lessons learned from the HIV pandemic that can be translated

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Why do we still need testing?

April 18, 2020

By Ashish K. Jha, Faculty Director, HGHI Over the past few days, many federal policymakers have been arguing that testing is overblown as an issue – that it is not so important or that we are doing enough. These are two separate issues. Is testing really important? And if yes, are we doing enough? Continue reading [...]

Social determinants, racism, and COVID-19

April 16, 2020

By Austin Frakt At an April 11 press conference, Surgeon General Jerome Adams acknowledged that people of color are disproportionately affected by COVID-19. For example, African Americans comprise 25% of the population of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin but nearly half of confirmed cases and three-quarters of the deaths. Latinos represent one-third of the population of New York Continue reading [...]

State Snapshot: California – A Tale of Two Cities

April 10, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to sweep across the United States, one question is on everyone’s mind: Where are different communities in the cycle of the pandemic, and how bad will it get? To find answers, state governments and research groups are now collecting detailed testing and hospitalization data that can help assess how each state Continue reading [...]