One of the best sources for helpful information on the COVID-19 epidemic has been Bloomberg School of Public Health located at John Hopkins University. If you subscribe, you receive emails or you can get podcasts and Instagram updates (https://www.instagram.com/p/CZZ1qfihmC2/) on its website. The COVID-19 Instagram graphics are some of the best available. They can be especially good educational materials for grade school and high school teachers.
Recently Bloomberg School epidemiologist David Dowdy wrote that, when it’s working, public health is invisible: It’s success is measured in injuries that didn’t happen or outbreaks that didn’t occur. However, COVID-19 put public health failures in the spotlight. News concerning public health over the past two years has been mostly bad. Why all the controversies and changes in recommendations? Dr. Dowdy suggests it is time to consider the major “pandemic successes”: