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Current History (2024) 123 (849): 27–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Cati Coe Around the world, societies are aging. Most governments have not prepared well for this demographic change, which requires a recalibration of existing social support programs like state pension and health care systems. Piecemeal state solutions have generated a reliance on migrant workers...
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Current History (2023) 122 (844): 191–192.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Kalala J. Ngalamulume The COVID-19 pandemic response in West Africa has been shadowed by the legacies of colonial-era approaches to disease control. © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 West Africa COVID-19 pandemic colonialism health care kngalamu...
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Current History (2023) 122 (842): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2023
... in return for financial support from European institutions. Austerity left their economies and health care systems weakened when the pandemic arrived. Yet they were able to avoid another surge in unemployment, showing that some lessons were learned from the financial crisis. sperez@bu.edu © 2023...
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Current History (2023) 122 (841): 56–62.
Published: 01 February 2023
.... © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Cuba COVID-19 pandemic health care protests legitimacy authoritarianism In 2016, Cuba’s prospects looked bright. Relations between the United States and Cuba had been formally reestablished, and commercial flights between...
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Current History (2022) 121 (838): 316–321.
Published: 01 November 2022
... used by law enforcement to criminalize abortion and undocumented immigration, making reform an urgent necessity. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 COVID-19 pandemic health care data privacy abortion immigration In the early days of the ongoing coronavirus...
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Current History (2022) 121 (838): 304–309.
Published: 01 November 2022
... residents’ committees are grassroots self-governance organizations, and technically are not part of the government. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 COVID-19 pandemic mobility transportation health care governance China The COVID-19 pandemic has turned...
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Current History (2022) 121 (838): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2022
... as COVAX, was the best known of the three. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 COVID-19 pandemic global health health care vaccines inequality ethics “To do better with the next pandemic, as well as with persistent health inequalities, requires facing up...
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Current History (2022) 121 (833): 96–101.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the history of one particular francophone association for the right to die with dignity, the article examines the Swiss way of regulating this manner of dying. right to die assisted suicide Switzerland social recognition health care The 1960s represented an extraordinary advance in intensive-care...
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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2021
... rules and formal rights, more enforcement mechanisms like fines, and better recourse to judicial or other dispute resolution bodies. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 disability rights health care law Japan South Korea This is the first in a series of essays...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 291–296.
Published: 20 October 2020
... into poverty. The coronavirus pandemic threatens to send tens of millions of people around the world below the poverty line. Some countries are especially unprepared to protect their people from health and economic shocks. They should focus on reforms to improve access to health care, secure work...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 303–309.
Published: 20 October 2020
... and keep everyone safe. COVID-19 pandemic Germany United Kingdom science health care governance © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 If mapping the pathogen’s genetic structure depended on scientific knowledge, mapping the contagion called for skills of a more...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 326–328.
Published: 20 October 2020
... and treatment from staff and detainees alike. The administration’s actions have been responsible for the deaths of thousands of Americans, putting political profit over the lives of elderly Black patients denied ventilators or the frontline health care workers dying for lack of protection from the virus...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 323–325.
Published: 20 October 2020
...Deborah Carr The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on the lives of older adults, intensifying long-standing challenges in the US health care system. Persistent health and mortality disparities on the basis of race and socioeconomic status, staffing shortages and insufficient financial...