Five on Friday: Avoiding the Co-Circulation of Covid and Influenza
Friday is here! Time for another issue of Five on Friday. During the week, we at MCN share numerous articles, resources, and videos of note.
Karen shared this great rundown from the New York Times on communication and behavior change lessons on the rise and fall of monkeypox in the last six months. What Happened to Monkeypox?
Aníbal forwarded on this WHO statement, which says, “Although we are not where we were one year ago, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic is still not over. We are unfortunately seeing indicators rising again in Europe, suggesting that another wave of infections has begun.” Joint Statement: Working Together Towards COVID-19 and Seasonal Influenza Vaccinations for This Winter
We celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday. Ashley-Michelle offered up this webpage to help us learn about the lands we occupy and the people who lived on them before. Native Land Digital
Weekly Win: Esther shared this video from partner organization, Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, that describes the impact of the first year of the Protein Processing Project, empowering essential workers to stay safe during COVID. Un año, muchos logros: Primer año de impacto PPP
Weekly Win: MCN sends congratulations to Katelyn Jetelina, of Your Local Epidimiologist, for winning the National Academies’ award in science communication. As followers of MCN know, we love Your Local Epidimiologist. Dr. Jetelina's blog has been a reliable source of clear and up-to-date information and analysis throughout the pandemic. National Academies Announce Inaugural Recipients of Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communications