What we're reading
This is an ongoing list of a few of the interesting articles from outside journals, publications, and Web sites we are reading and wanted to share.
The World Knows an Apocalyptic Pandemic Is Coming
Ominous independent report to UN by Global Preparedness Monitoring Board warns of “very real threat”—a future pandemic killing up to 80 million people
URBANIZATION: Air Pollution, Bad Diets and Other Big City Woes
Short 2018 feature looks at a few of the human health impact of urbanization and explores some of the possible ways to improve modern urban life.
New TB Vaccine Could Save Millions of Lives
New TB vaccine, despite being only 50 percent effective, could dramatically reduce the impact of the world’s most lethal infectious disease.
ENVIRONMENT: Association between heat exposure and undernutrition in Brazil, 2000−2015
Study is first to explore relationship between heat exposure and hospitalization for undernutrition—evidence of direct, rapid impact of global warming