It took three doctor visits — and a desperate call to a colleague — for a Black scientist to get treatment.
Medicare for All would go a long way in correcting the racial disparities we are seeing in monkeypox treatment.
Our public health system is chronically underfunded, understaffed and in some sites being stripped of its legal powers.
Jails and prisons could be high-risk spaces, but so far, proactive vaccinations aren’t available.
The U.S. government is a cause of this crisis, but the narrative has been shifted to blame individuals.
The demands of the market have been treated as more sacrosanct than the obligation to control and prevent a pandemic.
The first case of monkeypox behind bars was reported in Chicago this week. Jails could accelerate the disease’s spread.
The WHO has declared monkeypox a global emergency, but the U.S. has stopped short of an emergency declaration.