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Urbanization

More than half the world's population now resides in cities. Urbanization in low-income countries could offer billions of people better access to jobs and health-care services and a gateway to the world economy. To reap those benefits, those nations will have to confront the looming health and environmental challenges of urban life. This section examines the ways in which health and infectious diseases shape urbanization, but also the ways in which cities will define the future of global health.

Urbanization

One Year From the Front Lines of COVID-19 in New York City

Frontline providers found a solution to communication breakdown during the pandemic: talking to each other

Urbanization

Emergency Departments: A Site for Future COVID-19 Vaccinations

Given equity considerations, emergency departments should be used to expand vaccine distribution

Urbanization

Where the Sidewalk Ends

The implications of COVID-19 for urban health