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TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION POLITICS IN THE TIME OF COVID 5 6 7 8 9

To End the Female Recession, Women Need Their Own Rally Cry Senator Paul’s Skepticism of Experts Sets a Very Dangerous Precedent Trump’s Kung Flu Takes its Place in Chronology of Racial Fear-Mongering The Trump Rally in Tulsa is A Recipe for Disaster With COVID-19, Civil Discontent Must Not Lead to Civil Disobedience

PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE TIME OF COVID 13 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24

To Stop College Students from Attending “COVID Parties” Start Asking Why COVID-Safe: Amidst the Pandemic, Look Out for Number One Improving Communication in Technology Driven Mental Health A Poignant EMS Week Amid a Historic Pandemic Amid a Pandemic, Nurses Make a Vast Difference to Improve Global Public Health NYC Paramedic Describes Holding ‘Ad Hoc Wake’ in Ambulance for Coronavirus Victim; ‘I’ve Never Seen So Many People Die in One Shift’ U.S. Picks Worst Possible Moment to Cut Funding to WHO We Need a Better CARES Package for the Elderly Weighing the Economics, Public Health Benefits of Sheltering in Place Too Little or Too Late: U.S. Senate Response to Public Health Crises

RACE, ETHNICITY, GENDER AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS IN THE TIME OF COVID 27 29 30 31 32 33 35

Higher Education’s Misguided Obsession with Diversity Officers A Pandemic in a Pandemic: Gender Based Violence and COVID Let Ageism Bite the Dust During COVID Unspoken and Undone: Caring for Women Dealing with the Emotional Trauma of COVID-19 The COVID-19 Pandemic is Squeezing Women Out of Science When There Is Diversity Without Inclusion Human Rights and Social Inequity Issues are Magnified by COVID-19