By Alejandro R. Jadad. Published in the Journal of Public Health Policy, November 2021.
“How could public health reimagine ways to protect the population and reinvent itself amid a pandemic?”
Before covid-19, only two things were known to influence the course of pandemic diseases—isolation and vaccination. We must now add murderous incompetence, culpable negligence, perfunctory conduct of government response, wantonly foolish ideology-driven reliance on organisations and individuals who conspicuously lacked the necessary attributes to perform their assigned tasks, and so much more.