Professor Lincoln Comments on Public Health, Booster Shots

Wednesday, October 06, 2021
GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE/THE ATLANTIC -- If the goal is truly to tamp down transmission, infection and disease on a wide scale, generative shots — especially first doses — will go much further than restorative ones. “Public health is a collective phenomenon,” Martha Lincoln, a medical anthropologist at San Francisco State University, told me. “We can’t pass the buck to individual immune systems.”