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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
Choosing, using, and losing your health care: A policy first-aid kit
In a four-part weekly series, Globe Opinion offers a baseline assessment of health care as well as prescriptions for fixing the industry.
Be a patriot. Wear a mask.
Wearing a mask isn’t political. For this nation’s survival, it’s the most heroic thing we can do.
Michael A. Cohen
There’s a pandemic. The government’s not here to help
Rarely have we see a more deadly example of conservative antipathy toward government than Republicans insisting we must rely on individual Americans rather than government mandates to protect public health.
COVID-19 isn’t letting up, and neither should we
"I’m not more concerned with death now than I was when I was flying and testing fighter jets. I am concerned though about being part of the tragedy that has gripped our country."
America deserves better
COVID-19 is ascendant, while White House leadership hits rock bottom.
Baker administration failed Holyoke veterans long before the pandemic
A new report makes clear the state's leadership bears responsibility for the 'catastrophe' that resulted in the death of 76 residents at Holyoke Soldiers' Home.
Coronavirus contact tracing apps aren’t worth the health risk to Black and Latinx people
Concerns of surveillance are only compounded by the lingering question of efficacy: Will the contact tracing apps work for people hardest hit by COVID-19?
Bob Coughlin and Steve Walsh
Pioneering a coronavirus vaccine through Massachusetts innovation
Partnerships and alliances are widespread across health care organizations, research institutions, and the more than 80 Massachusetts life sciences companies that are working to develop new COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines.
Tara D. Sonenshine
The paradoxes and perils of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic
We need a few leaders to step forth and form a national consensus on America’s response to the greatest global health crisis we have faced in a century.
Natalie Kofler and Jennifer Kuzma
Before genetically modified mosquitoes are released, we need a better EPA
If risks are being assessed, it is largely happening behind closed doors between technology developers and EPA employees.
Small mercies in the midst of the coronavirus
'We know of no one in Boston living on the street, outside a shelter, who has tested positive for coronavirus.'