Month: January 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination: Israel, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain are Showing the Way Forward

By Patricio V. Marquez, Betty Hanan, Giovanni S. Marquez     “Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing else but medicine on a large scale” –Rudolf Virchow, German physician, founding father of pathology and social medicine, 1821-1902 With the approval for emergency use of Pfizer/BioNTech’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines by the Stringent Regulatory Authorities (SRA) in the […]

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How to Defeat COVID-19? Some Lessons from the Global Smallpox Eradication and the Polio-Free Effort in the Americas

By Patricio V Marquez, Betty Hanan, Giovanni S Marquez “Humanity does not have to live in a world of plagues, disastrous governments, conflict, and uncontrolled health risks. The coordinated action of a group of dedicated people can plan for and bring about a better future” —William H. Foege, House on Fire: The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox, […]

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