Category: Covid-19

A COVID-19 Paradox: Finding Strength in Weakness

Ashley King, striking a pose during a COVID-19 testing event in Salisbury, Maryland. May 2021.

Albert Einstein once said, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” And I, being the opportunist that I am, might have taken that a bit too literally. A month and a half before the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020, the International Task Force (ITF) was formed at CDC to Read More >

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Hispanic/Latino Global Health Experts Help CDC’s COVID-19 Domestic Response

Edgar Monterroso

My name is Edgar Monterroso. I’m a senior epidemiologist with CDC’s Center for Global Health and board member in CDC/ATSDR’s (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry) Latino/Hispanic Health Work Group. In the science community, we apply knowledge we’ve learned from past pandemics to current situations, just as we are doing with the current CDC Read More >

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