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Public Health

Public health focuses on the systematic prevention of disease and prolonging of life by governments, NGO’s and other groups. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Public Health” feature reporting on communicable and non-communicable diseases, the development of medical systems and infrastructure to provide public access to health care services. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on public health.

 

Love in the Time of COVID-19

Thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic from a public health-trained physician and a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2015 Reporting Fellow Alum.

Haiti: Isaac Floods Tent Cities

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaac, flooded tents and concerns about the spread of cholera show that Haiti is still vulnerable to natural disasters.