Michelle Mello on Public Health Law Modernization and Rebalancing


Publish Date:
March 28, 2023
A Health Podyssey
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Health Affairs’ Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interviews Michelle Mello from the Center for Health Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine about her recently-published paper assessing public health laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.

They found the public health laws in place as the pandemic emerged, which were framed in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks and subsequent anthrax attacks, were poorly suited to address multi-year pandemics like COVID.

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