Category Global Health

Health risks of Chloroquine use for COVID-19 in Brazil

Fernando Hellmann argues that the Brazilian Ministry of Health Guidelines for early drug treatment of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 is not based on scientific criteria and puts the health of Brazilians at risk.

Personal Protective Equipment as Marketing Tool

Sylvie Lemay contends that personal protective equipment should not be branded with commercial advertising.

Reopening Canada while protecting public health

Natalie Kofler and Françoise Baylis remind us that everyone must be protected during this pandemic.

Civil Liberties & the Rhetoric of Physical Distancing

Aidan Hayes urges caution in how politicians, scholars, and health professionals defend responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

Health Disparities in COVID-19 Triage Protocols

Şerife Tekin asks us to be aware that existing socio-economic disparities could adversely affect access to medical care under triage plans for scarce resources.