An All-Hazards Approach to Pandemic COVID-19: Clarifying Pathogen Transmission Pathways Toward the Public Health Response [PART 1]

Christopher Eddy, MPH, REHS, CP-FS College of Science, Engineering, and Technology, Grand Canyon University

Richard Schuster, MMM, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edin) International Master’s in Public Health Specialized in Health Systems Administration and Global Health Leadership Program, University of Haifa

Eriko Sase, PhD Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University Graduate School…

Eriko Sase and Christopher Eddy

from the Georgetown Public Policy Review: 2021 Spring Edition

Abstract: Introduction Before the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. hospitalizations were already near surge capacity in many healthcare systems. Presently, 29 states have developed a crisis standards of care (CSC) plan that is designed to enable healthcare systems…

Or — was SARS-CoV-2 natural, accidental, or intentional?

By Christopher Eddy, M.P.H., REHS, CP-FS

From 2003–2019, I lectured upon All-hazards readiness extensively as a public health official directly involved in the national response to 9/11, SARS, monkey pox, Ebola, West Nile virus, Zika, and the ever-present influenza threat. I have…

Hospitals in Idaho and Alaska have shifted to crisis standards of care: this means rationing not only of general healthcare service capacity, but also a medical triage sorting process that determines who will be treated and who will not be treated, based upon subjective judgments. We were concerned about this early pandemic and as our paper on topic was published, we were relatively certain that we turned the corner on the possibility of hospital surge capacity exceedance. This is our paper on topic that has become a recommendation for bridging emergency management systems and medical triage decision-making. This could be avoided: https://all1healthsystems.medium.com/crisis-standards-of-care-on-justice-and-the-public-health-approach-to-the-covid-19-pandemic-f1c848a6b73a

Implications that sarcophagus prevents previous rainwater cooling processes. Then perhaps the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster (on-going) saving grace is also its curse: the continuous generation of radioactive ground waters that act to control uncharacterized, likely critical corium. See an analysis of the problem facing global health in the next several years. https://www.greenpeace.org/international/press-release/47207/the-japanese-governments-decision-to-discharge-fukushima-contaminated-water-ignores-human-rights-and-international-maritime-law/

More from us here; 3.11.2021. The 10 Year Anniversary of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: what it means to US https://all1healthsystems.medium.com/3-11-2021-the-10-year-anniversary-of-the-fukushima-nuclear-disaster-what-it-means-to-us-ae615114cfeb

Thank you!

[1st installment in a series]

Christopher Eddy, MPH, REHS, CP-FS
College of Nursing and Health Care
Professions, Grand Canyon University

Eriko Sase, PhD
Kennedy Institute of Ethics,
Georgetown University
The School of Medicine,
University of Tokyo
Department of Social Work and Child
Science, Saitama Prefectural University

ABSTRACT:

To characterize the…

Raymond E 🗻

Global Public Health; Scientific/Medical Writer; Author; Wellness; Marvel

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