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Migration

The United Nations estimates that more than 270 million people migrate between countries annually. This section considers the ways in which changes in health are a driver of migration—both within and between countries—as well as how migration and the ways in which migrants are treated affect human health.

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Children of Immigrants and Their Mental Health Needs

We should create more comprehensive, accessible, and culturally sensitive initiatives for U.S. children of immigrants

Spread of COVID-19 Variants Adds to Urgency of Disease Control Efforts

Increasing evidence suggests new COVID-19 variants are more transmissible between people

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Going Viral

An Interview with author Alina Chan on her new book about the origins of COVID-19

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The Global Sentiment of Gratitude

The wondrous ways communities around the world give thanks

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Border Management After COVID-19: New Strategies Required

The WHO has an opportunity to align public health and domestic politics on border measures after the pandemic

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Should the Threat of Pandemics End the Age of Mobility?

Permanent travel restrictions do not demonstrate a meaningful impact on health outcomes

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Health Starts at Home: The Crisis of Rising Evictions During a Pandemic

Rising evictions will drive COVID-19 infection rates, unless the United States makes housing security a priority

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How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About COVID-19

You can help save lives this holiday season by mastering these techniques

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There Is No Place Like Home for the Holidays

U.S. air travel reaches record levels during the pandemic as COVID-19 cases surge across the country

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In Thailand, Noncitizen Health Matters

National progress on migrant health is expansive, effective, and has helped Thailand avoid the worst of the coronavirus

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The Ripple Effect of U.S. Immigration Policies During COVID-19

Self-inflicted problems of unsafe detentions and deportations of people with coronavirus impede effective U.S. responses

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Medical Diplomacy—Lessons From Cuba

COVID-19 is a chance to design more efficient, equitable, and ethical health care responses during a crisis

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Avoiding Another COVID-19 Surge in the United States

Keeping tabs on movement, infections, and testing are crucial to containing the virus